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Cactus High robotics team heads to World Championships


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  • Peoria Unified School District

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The Cactus High School robotics team won big at a Robotics Competition earlier this month.

The team dubbed the Cobra Commanders took first place in the Northern Arizona Regional Robotics Competition earning them a spot at the World Championships in St. Louis, MO.

Cactus High robotics team heads to World Championships Cactus-Robotics-Team-Cobra-Commanders-225x300The team put in long hours on their robot called “Little Shredder,” often working late into the night and on weekends.

This is the first time in 16 years that the Cactus High School team has qualified for the world championships and they are excited to compete with over 800 teams from around the globe.

Students are looking for help in getting them to the World Championship and have set-up a Go Fund Me page to help cover some of the costs of the trip. Visit this link if you would like to contribute: www.gofundme.com/cobracommanders.

Cactus High School, part of the Peoria Unified School District, is located in the Northwest Valley.

Peoria Unified is one of the largest unified school districts in Arizona and prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, specialized signature programs and championship sports programs.

The Vision of the Peoria Unified School District is “Every student, every day, prepared to shape tomorrow.”