Herndon Robot Survives Semifinals

The Herndon High School robotics team made it to the semifinals of the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) regional competition at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, March 4-6, capturing third place in the championship rounds.

In addition, the team won first place for the Autodesk Visualizaton Award, for a 30-second animation piece. The competition featured a field of 63 teams from Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, North Carolina, Georgia, Michigan, and Ontario, Canada.