Monticello robotics team competes at regional

Adviser Tony Kortenkamp and students Michael Witschen, Ryan Nitz, Michael Gerber, and Kyle Ross work on the Monticello High School team’s fixed-angle, frisbee shooting robot during qualifying at Minnesota North Star Regional FIRST Robotics competition, which was held March 28 to 30, at Mariucci Arena on the University of Minnesota campus. According to Kortenkamp, Monticello finished the qualification rounds 25th out of 60 teams as a first-time participant at the event.  The team was sponsored by NASA and Cargill Kitchen Solutions in Monticello. (Photo by Rick Orndorf)

Adviser Tony Kortenkamp and students Michael Witschen, Ryan Nitz, Michael Gerber, and Kyle Ross work on the Monticello High School team’s fixed-angle, frisbee shooting robot during qualifying at Minnesota North Star Regional FIRST Robotics competition, which was held March 28 to 30, at Mariucci Arena on the University of Minnesota campus. According to Kortenkamp, Monticello finished the qualification rounds 25th out of 60 teams as a first-time participant at the event. The team was sponsored by NASA and Cargill Kitchen Solutions in Monticello. (Photo by Rick Orndorf)

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