January 07, 2018 11:03 PM
(ABC 6 News) -- The Rochester robotics team met this week for the first time this year. They set goals and started preliminary plans for this year's competitions.
These high schoolers will have about 6 weeks to build their robots before competitions start.
Something unique and interesting, the team of about 30 students has collectively elected three females to lead each of their groups.
The girls say they've experienced nothing but support from their teammates, "It's certainly very hard to go into any field where there are not a ton of people like, and in that way it can feel discouraging, but you just have to follow your dreams."... "Our team is mainly males, especially on the hardware team, but within the team, it's been fantastic, they don't care about gender, they just want to get work done especially during the 6-week build season."
Regionals are expected to take place near the end of March or early April.
Updated: January 07, 2018 11:03 PM
Created: January 07, 2018 08:39 PM
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