SBPLI-LI FIRST Kicks Off the 2007-2008 Regional Robotics Competition Season
Fred Breithut, Founder and Chairman of SBPLI, Inc.-LI First is pictured surrounded by student members of the Hauppauge High School Robotics Team, the Robotics Eagles, and taking a closer look at the team's robot.
Joining the students at the far right are (left to right) Rob Wankmuller, Hauppauge High School Science Department Chairperson; Mark McLeod, manager of the Cyberwarfare Integration Network at Northrop Grumman and mentor of the Eagles Team; Christine O'Connor, Hauppauge High School Principal and Patricia Sullivan-Kriss, Hauppauge Superintendent of Schools.
The students, who conceived, designed and built the robot for competition in 2007 regional and national competitions, demonstrated their robot's capabilities for representatives from various technology businesses and school officials from across Long Island. The meeting was held at Hauppauge High School to discuss entry and participation in the 2008 SBPLI, Inc. - Long Island FIRST Regional Competition.