Robotics team earns high rank

7 Mar 2022


FAIRMONT– Over the weekend, Fairmont High School’s robotics team placed fourth out of 53 teams at the Northern Lights Regional competition at the convention center in Duluth. This is the highest the team has placed since its inception in 2009.

Sam Viesselman is a lead mentor of the team. He actually started as one of the first students on Fairmont’s robotics team and after returning to town after college, has been one of the team’s mentors. This year’s other mentors include Cindy Viesselman, Logan Kahler, Robert Malo and Jason Nelson. Some have students on the team or are in the industry.

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