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High stakes robot clash coming to Madera

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A group of high school competitors invaded the Madera Unified School District board room to share excitement being generated by an upcoming “superbowl of smarts.”

Alan Hollman, vice principal Madera High’s School of Engineering and Technology, brought six members of the robotics team to put their 120-pound robot to the test before the board.

Accompanying Hollman were students Elias Avila, Larissa Flores, Angel Martinez, Meaghan Smith, Justin Toney, and team captain Aaron Tesei. The science and technology experts have been brainstorming, designing, constructing, problem-solving and testing their space age creation in preparation for the 2014 Central Valley Regional Robotics competition.

They appeared at a meeting of MUSD trustees Tuesday night to show that their robot is ready to perform...


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