Hillsboro graduate wins with robotics team
Hillsboro 2016 graduate Reece Burns won a robotics competition as a member of the Kansas State University Mercury Remote Rover Squad.
He and teammates were named champions at an international competition April 26 and 27. They also took first for the video portion of the competition.
Teams guided robots through tasks including picking up and launching a pingpong ball, slaloming through obstacles and racing, while being controlled remotely from more than 50 miles away.