Armored Patriots Compete

The Armored Patriots, Palma’s robotics team, competed in the FIRST Tech Challenge on Saturday, January 27th held at Cisco headquarters in San Jose. The team of 10 put their robot through its paces of retrieving and stacking blocks. After the qualifying rounds, the Armored Patriots were in 9th place, but had accumulated the third highest point total. They were selected by a qualifying team to be part of their alliance in the semi-finals. Although they did not advance to the finals, it was a good experience for the young Chieftain team and they came home pleased with the way their robot performed. You can watch the team in action at: https://youtu.be/SNJX3oN7bjg
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Palma is a private, college-preparatory school for boys in grades 7 through 12 owned and operated by the Christian Brothers Institute of California. Palma School is dedicated to providing young men an excellent education in a Roman Catholic environment that embraces the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education and challenges each individual to develop spiritually, intellectually, morally, physically, and socially.