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Haverford School Students Compete at Robotics World Championships

The Haverford School sent seven teams to the competition in Anaheim, Calif.

Team 169E, consisting of Haverford School freshman Alex Karlson, junior Mason Hall and freshman Stevie Boerner, won the Technology Division. (Photo courtesy of The Haverford School)
Team 169E, consisting of Haverford School freshman Alex Karlson, junior Mason Hall and freshman Stevie Boerner, won the Technology Division. (Photo courtesy of The Haverford School)
Seven teams from The Haverford School competed last week at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Anaheim, Calif.

More than 10,000 students from around the country competed on 430 teams for three days of vigorous competition.

Team 169E, consisting of Haverford School freshman Alex Karlson, junior Mason Hall and freshman Stevie Boerner, won the Technology Division and went on to compete in a round robin of divisional champions. The boys finished with a fourth place overall finish.  

Other Haverford School students also had success.

Team 169A, consisting of sophomore Sam Shaw, sophomore Colin McCloskey, senior Ryan Hughes and senior Jonathan Paras, bought home the Engineering Division Build Award.

Ryan Hughes also won the Arts Division Think Award (programming) for 169Y. 

The students who competed, and their teams, were:
  • 169A - sophomore Sam Shaw, sophomore Colin McCloskey, senior Ryan Hughes and senior Jonathan Paras
  • 169B - junior Tim Delaney, sophomore Arnav Jagasia, freshman Mohid Khan and eighth-grader Jake Glunk
  • 169C - junior Jared Welsh, sophomore Andrew Clark and junior Ben Quan
  • 169D - junior Tim Maguire, freshman Chris Williams and freshman Tyler Fabiano
  • 169E - junior Mason Hall, freshman Alex Karlson and freshman Stevie Boerner
  • 169F - seventh-grader Scott Shaw, freshman Harper Weigle and freshman Cal Williams
  • 169Y - senior Ryan Hughes

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