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Raiders robotics team wins top awards to start season

Ransom Everglades’ "Raiders" robotics team – officially 4330R – earned top awards at three straight robotics tournaments and moved to No. 18 in the world in the VEX Robotics Competition World Skills Standings as the 2023-24 competitive season got underway. Victoria Paraoulaki de Miranda ’24, Erick Gross ’24, Mateo Heitner ’25, Ivan Rosenfeld ’25 and Gabriel Karsenti ’26 most recently claimed the Excellence Award, Robot Skills Champion and Tournament Champion at the VEX Robotics Competition High School "Over Under" South Florida Regional Qualifier that brought 50 teams to Ransom Everglades on Oct. 22.
The students, who train under coach Bob DuBard, also won Tournament Champions and the Think Award Sept. 30 at the Best in Southwest competition in Naples, and they claimed the Excellence Award, Tournament Champion and Robot Skills Champion award at the VEX Robotics Competition 2nd Annual Great Philosopher’s Get Together Oct. 14 in Boca Raton.
Founded in 1903, Ransom Everglades School is a coeducational, college preparatory day school for grades 6 - 12 located on two campuses in Coconut Grove, Florida. Ransom Everglades School produces graduates who "believe that they are in the world not so much for what they can get out of it as for what they can put into it." The school provides rigorous college preparation that promotes the student's sense of identity, community, personal integrity and values for a productive and satisfying life, and prepares the student to lead and to contribute to society.