CHS hosts New Jersey FIRST Tech Challenge; Chatham's Webytes Places Second

Members of the Webytes with second-place award: L to R: Edward Lam, Marie Field, Josh Smith and Alisha Shimpi Credits: TAP Chatham
ChathamSTEM competitors in the FIRST Tech Challenge held Sunday at CHS Credits: TAP Chatham
The Locomotors team representing Chatham High Credits: TAP Chatham
Referees count up the points in the finals won by Millburn Credits: TAP Chatham

CHATHAM, NJ - There were 25 schools represented at Chatham High on Sunday for the FIRST Tech Challenge. FIRST stands for "For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology."

Chatham had two entries in the competition for Grades 7 through 12. The Webytes placed second in the robotics challenge. Members of the Webytes included eighth-grade students Marie Field, Josh Smith, Alisha Shimpi, Edward Lam, Zach Krieger, Kieran Kraus.

The Locomotors, representing Chatham High, included Catarina DeMatos, Anthony Tesoriere, Amira Mouline, Sienna Li, Phillip Wu, John Swift, Vincent Li, Jeet Parekh, Justin Sherman and Carolyn Johnson.

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Chatham High sophomore Catarina DeMatos competed as a member of Locomotors

Some of the robotics action from the FIRST Tech Challenge finals in video below

More action from the finals won by Millburn at the FIRST Tech Challenge in video below

Marie Field, Josh Smith, Alisha Shimpi and Edward Lam of Webytes collect their award

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