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RFH ENGINEERS CREATE, INVENT AND LEARN

RFH engineersEarlier this year, six freshmen from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School took part in an inaugural Mini Engineering Academy program at Neptune High School, where the aspiring engineers worked in teams to build hydrogen-powered cars, visited the township’s “green” elementary school, studied solar cells, and explored the aerodynamic qualities of surfboard design. Pictured are Reed DiCenso and Jack Rallo (front row left to right) and Chris Steinhacker, Aidan Eustace, Matthew Ramirez, and Tyler Whetzel (back row left to right).

 

RFH TEAMS COMPETE IN ROBOT CHALLENGE

RobotThe members of “Team Mystery Gang” (Helena Van Hemmen, Jenny Greener, Leigh Forsyth) and “Team Transformers” (Matt Ramirez, Reed DiCenso, John Phelan, Jack Rallo) were among the teams from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional competing in the recent NJ Coast IEEE Robot Challenge.

Press release from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School

Seven teams made up of students from Rumson-Fair Haven Regional High School competed — with one RFH team achieving a third place finish — during the recent New Jersey Coast IEEE Robot Challenge, hosted at the Lincroft campus of Brookdale Community College.

“Team Starlords,” composed of seniors JC Liang, David Mancuso and Liam Packer, was the top RFH finisher among more than 40 teams representing 15 New Jersey high schools. During the five-hour event on Saturday, May 2, each team was required to build a robot using a kit. The teams were judged on their robots’ performance in a race, and also on oral and written reports. The 28 RFH students who took part in the competition, the goal of which is to make students aware of the requirements and workplace challenges facing today’s professional engineers, were sponsored by the school’s Scientific Frontier Club.

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