The Pilot

The Brookings-Harbor High School Robotics Team 4110 — the Deep Space Niners — has been invited to participate in the Pacific Northwest For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology District Championship for the first time since the team's inception in 2012.

The invitation follows a first-place victory by the Niners in the 2019 Pacific Northwest District Lake Oswego Event March 29-30. Other first place winning teams in the alliance include Team 4043 NerdHerd of McMinnville and Team 4488 Shockwave of Hillsboro.

Ten student members of the robotics team will leave today for the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington. They will be accompanied by head coach and robotics teacher Gary Suter, mentor and teacher Dane Tippman, mentor Teresa Wright, Team 4110 alumni and Oregon Institute of Technology student Sasha Kay.