Robotic world championship calling for suburban high schoolers

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Current state champs Niles North High School students are tweaking their technology with their sites on the world championships in the vex robotic competition.

Their first year to enter the competition, the Niles North Engineering Club quickly became front runners, taking regional and state titles. Now they will face more than 10,000 students from 25 countries to

Not only did the students design and build the robot heading to the big event, they are also behind the programming. The process is critical for science and engineering futures and its coupled with solid teamwork and communication skills.

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