Penfield High School and Harris Corporation FIRST Robotics Team 1511 Rolling Thunder took first-place overall and several other awards at the Boston regional event.
The team traveled to Boston Thursday, March 21 to compete in Agannis Arena at Boston University with 49 other teams from many Northeast states, and other countries including Brazil and Canada.
The win allows them to compete in the FIRST Robotics International Championships in St. Louis, MO from April 24-27.
The team won the overall tournament, as their robot competed on the winning alliance. In addition, the team won awards for Gracious Professionalism and Industrial Safety.