This year, Team 1378 or Hilo Viking Robotics fought their way into the final matches, where they were defeated by the winning alliance of teams. Aside from being Regional Finalists, Team 1378 won the Regional Engineering Inspiration Award which celebrates outstanding success in advancing respect and appreciation for engineering within a team’s school or organization and community. This award qualifies the team to compete at the World Championships in Houston, Texas later in April.
Lastly, student Ina Klasner won the FIRST Dean's List Finalist Award which celebrates outstanding student leaders whose passion for and effectiveness at attaining FIRST ideals is exemplary.
Congratulations to all team members of Team 1378! #hhsvikingpride
Learn more about the this year's FIRST Robotics Competition