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Chatham Students Show Off Design Technology Projects at BOE Meeting

Chatham High students created this prosthetic arm using parts made with a 3D printer Credits: TAP Chatham
Senior Emill Cato explains the workings of the rescue mission robot his class made for FTC competition Credits: TAP Chatham
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Design Technology Students, L to R: Anthony Tesoriero, Catarina DeMatos, teacher Julianna Ryan,  Chris Landolfi, Will Walrond and Emill Cato at BOE meeting on Monday Credits: TAP Chatham
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Prosthetic arm with moving fingers, which CHS students made with parts created by a 3D printer Credits: TAP Chatham
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CHS students won an Inspire Award for their documentation in building this rescue mission robot Credits: TAP Chatham
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CHATHAM, NJ - They came wearing matching blue warm-up tops, adorned with Cougar logos, which they wore while competing in the First Technology Challenge during the school year.

The Chatham High students from Julianna Ryan's Design Technology class looked like a team and they came to show the Chatham Board of Education what they were able to accomplish when they worked together.

Five of the seven members of the class - Anthony Tesoriero, Chris Landolfi, Catarina DeMatos, Emill Cato and Will Walrond - came to Monday night's BOE meeting and presented the "rescue mission' robot they used in First Technology Challenge (FTC) competition, as well as a prosthetic arm made from parts created with a 3D printer.

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In its first year as a class at Chatham High, the students won the Inspire Award for their documentation of their FTC entry and also were two-time winners of the Connect Award.

CHS junior Catarina DeMatos explains the First Technology Challenge, which featured her class's "Rescue Mission" robot

Chatham High Students are also among the 20,000 members of the Technology Student Association, which has spread to 49 states in the United States. 

The idea behind the prosthetic arm was to produce a prosthetic that was cheaper to make than the ones that currently cost around $30,000.

The Chatham students will be holding their first FTC home meet on May 21 at the high school.

 

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