Academy At Palumbo Students Win International Virtual Robotics World Championship
Academy at Palumbo High School robotics students won first place in the CoderZ Pro League World Championship, an international robotics competition designed to engage students with challenges and opportunities to work collaboratively in teams.
The virtual competition took place Thursday, Jan. 28 and featured teams from 29 states and 20 countries. The RoboGriffins, the student robotics team at Academy at Palumbo High School, is coached by physics teachers Lee Burwasser and Sean Martin. The team is led by coding captain Mingjin Lu, co-captain Sharif Salim, and members Mike Vargas, Danny Zheng, Zhijun Tian, Jeffrey Cheung, Yucong Li, Emanuel Villegas, Lauren Huynh, Calvin Wong, Aaron Wu, Devin Liu, David Yang, and Jiahao Wang.