Morning Edition: Robot Rebound Rumble

Local high school students compete in "FIRST Robotics Competition."

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Morning Edition: Robot Rebound Rumble

Some 2400 high school students on 64 robot building teams gather at the Connecticut Convention Center today and tomorrow for the FIRST Regional robotics competition. FIRST stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. Joining us by phone this morning is one of the participants Dave Givens, he is a junior at Wolcott High School and a member of Team MAX.