Kelton ISD robotics team going on to world competition in Houston

Kelton ISD robotics team going on to world competition in Houston
Kelton ISD FTC 9778-Robotic Chinchillas team (Source: FTC 9778-Robotic Chinchillas)

KELTON, TX (KFDA) - The robotics team from the Kelton Independent School District is heading to the world championship in robotics.

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The FIRST Championship, which also has a competition in Detroit, brings together students from all over the world to compete in robotics.

The Kelton team won regional competition in Texas and went on to the national competition in Georgia for the third year in a row. This marks the first time they're moving on to the world championship.

The FTC 9778 Robotic Chinchillas now need help with fundraising in order to get to the world competition next month. Anyone who wishes to sponsor the team can get contact one of their instructors, Roy Herndon, through the team's Facebook page.

The world competition is set to take place April 18-21 in Houston.

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