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
State Semi Finalists World Qualiﬁers – Brandon Mathew Thomas