Penn High School hosted the St. Joseph District event on March 8th-10th where 42 robotics teams from across the state traveled to compete. In this year’s game, Destination Deep Space, two competing alliances collected as many cargo pods as possible and prepared their spaceships before liftoff. Penn Robotics finished qualifications matches in second place winning 9 out of our 12 matches, but did not progress past quarterfinals.

On February 23, two students from Penn Robotics’ Mission to Engineer program held a booth at the Notre Dame STEM Forums. This is an educational professional development conference many educators in Northern Indiana attend. This was a great opportunity as we were able to connect with several members of our local community, including a Penn Robotics Sponsor from IN-MaC! We would like to thank Notre Dame for holding this event as it sparked

After months of planning, FRC Team 135’s Mission to Engineer team hopped on a plane to sunny Orlando, Florida to present at the Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference. The ATIA conference is a gathering of Assistive Technology vendors, Occupational Therapists (OT), Physical Therapists (PT), educators, and people with a wide range of disabilities. The largest attraction at this conference was the Exhibit Hall where hundreds of

Our 2nd Annual Alumni Breakfast was a success! We had a total of 35 Alumni show up with a total of 74 people. The alumni and the students connected well and reminisced on the past 22 years of robotics at Penn. We had alumnus all the way from 2001 to our most recent season attend, with even a 15 minute premiere into a 135 documentary, Our FIRST Journey, created by Evan Smith from