Young Mexicans win international robotics award in Texas

This competition took place in Texas, USA

Photo by: Escuela OVP

Mexicans stood out once again in an international competition: students of Escuela de Bachilleres “Venustiano Carranza” (PVC) at Unidad Torreón of Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila are celebrating after winning the Championship Division Highest Rookie Seed trophy at the 2023 First Championship Houston-FIRST Robotics Competition, which took place in Houston, Texas.

The PVC team competed against 600 teams and stood out for being new at this type of competition, demonstrating that they have what’s necessary to face against those with more experience. Thanks to their excellent performance, they also won the Rookie All Star Award.

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Escuela OVP

This international competition took place after the students won two awards at the First Laguna Regional in Torreon, Coahuila, and the 2023 Regional Puebla Rookie All-Star Award and the 2023 Regional Puebla Finalist Award at the knockout stage in Puebla.

The dean at Universidad Autónoma de Coahuila, Salvador Hernández Vélez, congratulated the students for their excellent performance at this competition. In a statement, he also highlighted teacher Julio Cesar Infante, who was the team’s counselor and put in his best effort to help students reach this important achievement.

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Escuela OVP

The students that are part of this winning team are: Rolando Francisco Mendiola, Hannah Dhamar Sánchez, Isaías Alvarado, Evelyn Azeneth Aragón, Rosa Alemán, Jesús David Segura, Uriel Alberto Favila, Adiel Emiliano García, Víctor Raúl Hernández, Oscar René Esparza, Luis Gerardo Rivas, Juan David Pérez, Gabriel González, Axel Manuel Camarillo, Franco Alessandro Méndez, Penny Gabriela Díaz, and Alfonso López.

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