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First Robotics Competition's (FRC) Dean's list

Congrats to our SEM students!

Semifinalists from SEM are: Austin Davis (1st in pic), Tycho Virani (2nd in pic), Abhijit Bhattaru (4th in pic), and Ethan Helfman (inset).

Our Dean's list finalist is Matthew Callahan (3rd in pic).  Best wishes to Matthew who will compete with his team, 7172 Technical Difficulties, at the upcoming FIRST World Championship ! Read previous article for more information.

FRC Dean's List Candidates

Read more about FIRST here:, and read more about the Dean's List. They describe the award as....

What is the FIRST Dean’s List Award? In an effort to recognize the leadership and dedication of FIRST’s most outstanding FIRST Tech Challenge students, the Kamen family sponsors an Award for selected top students known as the FIRST Dean’s List. Since its introduction in 2010, the FIRST Dean’s List Award has attracted the attention of prestigious colleges and universities who desire to recruit FIRST Dean’s List students. Similar to the very prestigious National Merit Scholarship Award winners, there are three (3) “categories” of FIRST Dean’s List Award students:

  1. FIRST Dean’s List Semi-Finalists
    FIRST Dean’s List Semi-Finalists are the students nominated by each Team to compete for the FIRST Dean’s List Finalist spots.
  2. FIRST Dean’s List Finalists
    The students selected to be recognized at each State/Regions Championship that are in the running for the FIRST Dean’s List Winner spots.
  3. FIRST Dean’s List Winners
    The group of 10 students who are the final selection for the Dean’s List Award at the FIRST World Championship.
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