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Kennedy Catholic Hosts Robotics Event, Somers Supervisor Commends Team

The 9541 Xeno Gaels competed in their first robotics event and made it all the way to the finals.
The 9541 Xeno Gaels competed in their first robotics event and made it all the way to the finals. Photo Credit: Photos Courtesy of Kennedy Catholic
From left: Somers Town Supervisor Rick Morrissey, Kennedy Catholic President and Principal Father Mark Vaillancourt and Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino's Chief of Staff George Oros at the opening ceremonies.
From left: Somers Town Supervisor Rick Morrissey, Kennedy Catholic President and Principal Father Mark Vaillancourt and Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino's Chief of Staff George Oros at the opening ceremonies. Photo Credit: Photos Courtesy of Kennedy Catholic

SOMERS, N.Y. -- Kennedy Catholic High School hosted a robotics event called "Bionic Brouhaha II: The Second One," which was a Mid-Hudson Qualifying Tournament for the Empire NY Region  on Saturday, Jan. 10.

Somers Town Supervisor Rick Morrissey, attended the event and proclaimed Jan. 10 to be Technology Day in the Town of Somers, to commend the Bionic Gaels, the Xeno Gaels and the rest of the teams present in FIRST Tech Challenge.

The opening ceremony also included comments from Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino's Chief of Staff George Oros and Kennedy Catholic President and Principal Father Mark Vaillancourt.

The Kennedy team of the 9541 Xeno Gaels, which were competing in their first robotics tournament, reached the finals  For hosting the event, the 5602 Bionic Gaels advanced to the Championship event on Feb. 8 at Pace University.

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