Osseo Senior High School’s new VEX robotics program is catching on. The team went to their fourth tournament in its’ inaugural season in Albany recently with impressive results.
Three of the four “Obotics” teams were in the final. Teams 2845A the “Osseo Destroyers,” 2845B the “Osseo O-Zone” and 2845C the “Osseo G-Force” along with a team from St. Cloud were battling it out.
In the end, the alliance of the team from St. Cloud and 2845A were victorious over the all-Osseo alliance of teams 2845B and 2845C.
In addition to the strong showing, team 2845C with Haris Jesarevic, a foreign exchange student from Bosnia and Jesse Wuollet also won the design award for best robotic design as well as the programming challenge having the highest score for a robot that was autonomously programmed. Team 2845A the “Osseo Destroyers” received the sportsmanship award totaling their third accolade of the season.
Overall the first season was a success. All of the teams worked very hard. It was evident regarding the hardware the “Obotics” team took home. All of the teams that really put forth an effort on a great season.
Members of the Osseo robotics teams are as follows:
• Team 2845A “Osseo Destroyers” — Drew Caneff, Victoria Schulte, Joseph Ewing, Don Lucker
• Team 2845B “Osseo O-Zone” — Ashia Lujano, Madison Schultz, Brandon McDowell, Sam Glasbrenner
• Team 2845C “Osseo G-Force” — Jesse Wuollet, Haris Jesarevic
• Team 2845D “Osseo Brometheans” — Rob Ernst, Logan Clink, Brennan Clink, Josh Hartneck
•Team 2845E “Osseo Short Circuits” — Mitchell Lane, Ben Stejskal.