SFHS VEX team 1961z was in the winning alliance at the GATSA Leadercon tournament held at Jekyll Island on Nov 9, 2019. Teams 1961z and 1961u earned 1st and 4th places respectively in the robot skills challenge. The strong showing qualified the teams to compete in the State Championship, which will be held in February.
Members of the 1961z team include Nitin Bhogaraju, Amikosh Dube, and Ayush Palse. 1961u members include Sydney Baker, Camden Merando, and Sophia Tran.
The SFHS Electraton(ECar), in their first competition of the year, took 3rd place at the GATSA Leadercon Rally.
Driver Vianne Galban maintained a steady rate only having one pit stop when the chain popped off. The rally involves trying to make the most laps of the track in 1 hour on one charge. The team was headed up by Jake Nichols, Nick Sullivan, Patrick Blood, Brycen Peacock and Santosh Nachimuthu.