Four Ransom Everglades' robotics teams win top awards
Three Ransom Everglades robotics teams claimed top awards at recent events. Alex Tevelow '28, Israel Garcia '28 and Isaac Zide '28 won the Build Award and earned second place in Robot Skills at the Robocats STEM Academy VEX IQ Robotics Competition Dec. 9 in Miami Lakes. On the same day in Homestead, Erick Gross '24, Gabriel Karsenti '26, Mateo Heitner '25, Victoria Paraoulaki de Miranda '24 and Ivan Rosenfeld '25 won the Think Award at the Jingle Bots VEX Robotics Competition.
A week earlier, Warren Munroe '26, Zubin Kamlani '25, Angelo Perez '26, Wes Griffin '26 and Owen Acosta '26 won the Amaze Award at the "Make It Happen" VEX Robotics Competition in Miami Springs, and the middle school team of Amel Bassart '29, Dylan Kantesaria '29, Evan Powe '29, James Sardina '29, Porter Sanderson '29 and Sidney Schwartz '29 won the Sportsmanship Award at the VEX IQ Qualifier at Rockway Middle School in Miami.
RE's middle school teams are coached by Gus Palacios and Nelson Milian and the upper school teams by Bob DuBard.
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.