MANCHESTER, NH. (April 5, 2016): James “JD” D. Bell, Jr., President and CEO of EPE Corporation, presents a check to Manchester Memorial’s FIRST Robotics Team 238. Accepting the check are Hunter Davies, Team 238 Member; and Tom Paquin, Team 238 Coach and Mentor.
Team 238 recently placed 2nd at the Granite State District Event in Windham, NH and placed 1st in the North Carolina UNC Asheville District competition. This past weekend, they competed in the Boston FIRST Robotics Competition District Event and made the finals. Team 238 was ranked 2nd out of 40 teams. The team also won the Quality Award, which celebrates machine robustness in concept and fabrication.
“We are pleased to contribute to Team 238”, says Bell, “These teens are the future engineers in our area and we are proud to support their efforts and interest in engineering and technology.” Bell adds, “We wish them the best of luck in their upcoming New England District Championship competition in Hartford, CT.”
Hunter is the son of Rob Davies, EPE’s Engineering Manager.
Based in Manchester, FIRST designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math while building self confidence, knowledge and life skills.
EPE Corporation has been a trusted, high-reliability Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) expert since 1965. EPE is a Veteran-Owned Small Business (VOSB) located in Manchester, NH and focuses on the high-reliability markets of defense, aerospace, medical, robotics, industrial, RF communications and Internet of Things.
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