At the March 26th Louisiana FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Regional Championship, St. Mary’s Dominican High School FTC Robotics Teams – Dominican Ultraviolet and Dominican Valkyries – won two of the seven awards.
Dominican Valkyries earned the Think Award and finished 14 out of 19 teams in robot play. The Think Award is given to the team that best reflects the journey the team took as they experienced the engineering design process during the build season.
Dominican Ultraviolet was awarded the Connect Award and finished 16 out of 19 teams. The Connect Award recognizes the team that most connects with their local science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) community.
Dominican Junior Charlotte Raymond won the Dean’s List Finalist Award and is one of two students nominated to represent Louisiana at the World’s Competition in Houston.
Dominican robotics coaches are Crissy Giacona, Matt Foss, Kenny Lannes, and Madelyn Maldonado.