Pleasant Grove High School Robotics Team Claim UIL State Championship and Compete in World Robotics Championship

Pictured Left to Right:

Colton Mullins, Joseph Boyajain, Logan Knowles, Michael Glenn, Joseph Ethridge, Chris Brannan, Caleb Watson, Jacob Jones, George Matthews, Mathew Thomas, Chase Bolton, Andy Hilton, Jakob Fontenot, Andrew Smith, Chris Ayers, Dylan Yost, Kelin Formes.
(Not Pictured Rose Anderson, Nathan Hutcheson, Campbell Jackson, Brooks Beck, Evan Damron)

On March 15, four Pleasant Grove High School robotics teams competed in the 1A-4A UIL VEX Robotics State Championship. The Magnificent 7 claimed the state championship with Hawks (Chase Bolton and Andrew Smith), Brandon (Mathew Thomas, Chris Ayers, Jakob Fontenot, , and MK Robert placing second, third and fourth in the state.

Magnificent 7 and Brandon qualified for the World Robotics Championship in Dallas, TX on May Magnificent 7 placed in the top 40 teams in their division. This is the first time in Pleasant Grove High School history that the robotics team has qualified for the World Robotics Championship.

Please see the list of Pleasant Grove High School Robotics team members and their accomplishments below.

State Champions & World Qualifiers – Magnificent 7 Chris Brannan
Michael Glenn
Rose Anderson
Jacob Jones
Campbell Jackson
Nathan Hutcheson
Brooks Beck

State Semi Finalists World Qualifiers – Brandon Mathew Thomas
Chris Ayers
Jakob Fontenot
Evan Damron

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