SVGS hosts a FIRST Robotics Team (#3361 – The Governators). In this program, students are introduced to a game that changes annually in early January. From then, they have until competition in early March to design, construct, program, and test a robot to compete with other schools. The Governators first traveled to Richmond, where they competed in a quarter-final round before being eliminated. They will be heading to Blacksburg soon for their second competition of the season.
TEAM MEMBERS: Ijahmin Blaser, Nathaniel Bane, Alexander Callo, Joshua Eckert, Henry Fosnocht, Elizabeth Fosnocht, Eva Frederick, Colin Gates, Emily hamirck, Caleb Kong, Gisi Martinez-Campa, Brianna Martinez-Campa, Emilio Morales, Martin Nester, Taode Ogden, Riley Reed, Tiernan Rhodes, Celeste Shelton, Kelsey Snider, Chris Wingfield
COACHES & MENTORS: Chris Martin, Erik Nylander, Vincent Daw, Zachary Clasbey, erin Fosnocht, Elexis Bradley, Sam Brown
To see more information about the FIRST Robotics Competition and the 2020 game, head to https://www.firstinspires.org/robotics/frc
To learn more about the Governators, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @Governators3361. You can also find us at our website at https://governators3361.wixsite.com/governators