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News - April 12, 2019

Born in a garage, grassroots robotics team heads to world championships

Students from private, public schools join forces to follow their passion, learn teamwork

by Elena Kadvany

Like many great Silicon Valley origin stories, Peninsula Robotics' starts in a garage.

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12 people like this
Posted by Mark Erickson
a resident of Palo Alto High School
on Apr 12, 2019 at 9:11 am

Here is the link Peninsula Robotics GoFundMe fundraising for their Trip to Robotics World Championships in Houston Web Link

You can also give directly to their non-profit 501(c)3 at Web Link or Web Link

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Apr 12, 2019 at 10:55 am

Sounds like a better version of the old Team 8. May this team have fun and do well at the championship.

17 people like this
Posted by Awesome
a resident of Midtown
on Apr 12, 2019 at 11:59 am

Awesome is a registered user.

So impressed with these students who did not give up and followed their passions. Honestly, these are the types of students who colleges and employers should really want: driven, scrappy, resourceful, self-motivated, and self-led. Truly impressive. Good luck to you all in your competitions!

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