By Bill Hicks
Over the years, Vanden High School has built a strong reputation for being highly competitive on the athletic field. However, their best team might be one that most people have never heard of.
The Vanden robotics team, or Robovikes, will travel Tuesday to compete in the First Tech Challenge World Championships in St. Louis against hundreds of the best robotics teams from around the globe. Vanden has appeared in the event in previous years, but this year they have an opportunity to bring home their best placement ever – perhaps even the biggest prize possible. That thought has many on the team anticipating their pending trip.