On January 26, 39 teams competed in the VEX VRC Robotics Competition at Ranney School in Tinton Falls, NJ.
Team E consisting of Anthony Virone, Christian Virone, Olukayode Oladeji, Derek Vastola and Rohan Sikand placed third in the Qualifying Rounds.
Freshman Team J (Brandon Klatsky and Vik Shah) placed in the top half of the competitors in skills.
Previously Team M (Kevin Yu, Alex Klatsky, Sandy Wilderotter and Emerald Liu) won the TCNJ tournament, which qualified them for the State Championship and the National Championship.
Ranney also qualified to participate with an additional team in the open division in the National Championship.
Alumni Chip Johnson and Chris Glenn were the scorers in the competition.
Overall, seven Ranney teams competed:
In addition to Teams M, J and E, the following Ranney Teams also competed:
Team A: Brooke Schmelz, Josephine Elwell
Team C: Josh Zeng, Gordon Rose, Chris Morale, Tongmiao Lian, Tom Chen
Team D: Sonia Gazi, Layla Barthwal, Nicole Elwell, Lovleen Virdi
Team K: Khalesi Chen, Sunny Zheng, Rishi Sondhi, Ryan Biswal