West Salem robotics team recognized by school board

Lacrosse Tribune: West Salem High School’s FIRST robotics team received high praise from the West Salem School Board at Monday night’s meeting, where team members presented their robot.

The team recently competed at a regional tournament in Duluth, Minnesota, where they ranked forty-third out of more than 120 other teams at the competition.

This year’s robot was built entirely from scratch, rather than relying on the prefabricated components supplied by the competition organizers to aid rookie teams.

“This year we went with a custom chassis,” said team member Ted Tiber, one of the students who helped design and build the robot.

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