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Shelton Robotics wins with gracious professionalism


December 16, 2021

Matt Baide

Shelton Robotics coach Eric Stokely, left, and sophomore Richard Beckman work on the FTC robot Nov. 19 at Mountain View Elementary School.

The Shelton Robotics team has won the last two league matches in the FIRST FTC Robotics Competition.

FIRST is an acronym for "For Inspiration, Recognition, Science and Technology" and it originated from New Hampshire, created by Dean Kamen and Professor Woodie Flowers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. They decided to make robotics competitive, and the FIRST Robotics competition was born.

Eric Stokely is the coach of the robotics team for Shelton High School, and he will gladly talk to you about robots.

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