Robotics team wins Connect Award at First Tech Challenge
The Sherburne County 4-H Club robotics team competed in the First Tech Challenge state tournament on Saturday, Feb. 23. They won the Connect Award in recognition of their extensive community outreach in the area of science and technology. The team supports many STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) activities in the Elk River area, including Sherburne County 4-H, Independent School District 728, Boys and Girls Club, and FIRST Lego League. Team members include Alex Oelke, Matt Vrchota, Ben Vrchota, Wyatt Anderson, Sam Manning and Sam Cassell.