The Ephrata High School Robotics Team has had another successful season of competition by continuing to attain superior schools in skills rankings and qualifying for the 2019 state competition. Team members – Andrew Barnica, Alexander Bischoff, Nick Hoopes, Ashton Kunkle, and Derek Murphy – built two robots that they used in a variety of competition events at the State Robotics Championship on March 2 held at Norristown Area High School.
Additionally, Nick Hoopes recently won the VEX Amaze Award at the Knight’s Invitational Robotics Competition and the Skills Award at the Forest Hills Robotics Invitational. These awards qualify Nick to compete in the CREATE Foundation U.S. Open Robotics Championship in Iowa in April.
All students were recognized by the School Board and received resolutions at the March 25 Board meeting.