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MSHS Team Wins Finalist Award at World Robotics Championship

On April 17-20, Mount Si High School students Zain Khaki (10), Manjesh Puram (11), Hari Rathnam (11) and Acchindra Thev (11), who comprise Team Trinity, competed in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Robotics World Championship in Houston, Texas. 


Team Trinity was among 160 teams from 10 countries at the high school level who qualified for the FIRST Tech Challenge World Championship. As a result, they were named Think Award Finalists, the 2nd highest judged award. This award is given to the team that best reflects the journey their team experienced during the design process and build stage of the team’s robot. A key component that judges consider, the Engineering section of their notebook must include descriptions of the underlying science and mathematics of the robot design and game strategies, the designs, redesigns, successes, and opportunities for improvement. Additionally, their robot’s performance placed 61st.


This was the first time the team qualified for the World FTC Championship – which may be the world’s largest student robotics competition for K-12 involving 30,000 students from 70+ countries.  


Mount Si student cempete at World Robotics Championship in Houston.

Congratulations to Team Trinity for being named a Think Award finalist at the World FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) in Houston.

Pictured left to right, the team includes: Acchindra Thev (11), Manjesh Puram (11), Zain Khaki (10) and Hari Rathnam (11).