Robotics Team Ranks in International Contest

Foothill's five-member robotics team made it to the quarter finals at the VEX Robotics Competition World Championships in Dallas on May 1-2.
The team includes Abishek Akella, Abheek Chanana, Wenson Hsieh, Timothy Lee and Varun Sharma.
The students worked after school for seven months to develop the battery-powered robot for the competition. Concord High School is the only other East Bay high school that advanced to the world competition.
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PHOTO by Jim Stevens, Bay Area News Group
Foothilll students Timothy Lee, 16, Wenson Hsieh, 16, Abheek Chanana, 15, Varun Sharma, 15, and Abishek Akella, 15 with the robot they've named "Diesel."
Posted Tuesday, May 5