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Rookie "Team Inspiration" Wins Awards at Local Robotics Competition

Team Inspiration

Rookie robotics team “Team Inspiration” took home two awards at the 2019 RoboSub competition at the Naval Information Warfare Center (NIWC) on Point Loma: “Most Inspirational” and the “IEEE Innovation Award.” Out of 59 teams that participated, “Team Inspiration” was the only group comprised of middle and high school students from the San Diego region.

They outranked college teams including Caltech, Georgia Tech, UC Berkeley, UC Riverside, UC San Diego, San Diego State and University of Southern California, and placed 12th overall. “Team Inspiration” is comprised of the following students from the Poway Unified School District: Mabel Szeto (Del Norte HS), Colin Szeto (Del Norte HS), Ashika Palacharla (Del Norte HS), Aditya Mavalankar (Rancho Bernardo HS), Eesh Vij (Westview HS), Raina Shapur (Black Mountain MS).

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