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Malden Catholic Students Visit IRobot Education Workshop

Students (l to r) from Malden Catholic visit IRobot: Scott Wronski, Umang Patel, Anthony Sorrentino, Richard Swierk, Krzysztof Cefalo, Matt McCarthy, Luisadrian Bernal, Dennis Nicholas, Joe Monteiro, Chris Dixon, Mark Panetta, Chris Monteiro, Olumide Adeleke, Giuseppe Barletta, Rohit Jaisinghani, and Sean Arria.

MALDEN, MA (February 11, 2014) - Members of the Malden Catholic High School Robotics Class, AP Computer Science Class and Robotics Club were recent guests at IRobot corporate headquarters in Bedford, MA. As a pioneer in the robotic industry, iRobot’s goal is to support and encourage the development of robot technology.  Malden Catholic students participated in the IRobot outreach program where students and educators get an intimate look at the robotics industry.

Under the guidance of Mr. Dennis Gleason, Malden Catholic Engineering Program Coordinator, the group of Malden Catholic students had an opportunity to drive “First Look,” a newly developed surveillance robot.  Observing robotic behavior, downloading scripts and writing software are all aspects that the technology that will inspire the future engineers and scientists.

 

About Malden Catholic

For more than eighty years, Malden Catholic High School has maintained a strong tradition of leading students to achieve academic excellence in a Catholic, familial atmosphere. Annually, 99 percent of Malden Catholic graduates attend college. The Class of 2013 applied to 238 colleges and universities distributed across forty states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Graduates last year received college scholarships with a four-year value of more than $19 million. Recognized for its dedicated faculty, challenging curriculum, spiritual guidance, social outreach, and championship caliber athletic programs, Malden Catholic educates young men from more than 40 communities surrounding Boston. The school is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Further information on the school may be found at www.maldencatholic.org


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