Montini Robotics Team earns highest state award


The Montini Catholic Robotics Team (82997A) won the Excellence Award at the VEX Robotics Illinois State Championship, which concluded on Saturday, March 11, at Millikin University in Decatur. The Montini team won the Excellence Award at the event. Winning that award gave the Montini team a berth in the upcoming VEX Robotics World Championship, which will take place next month in Dallas, Texas. The members of Montini’s 82997A team, pictured (left to right) after earning the Excellence Award in Decatur, are: senior Alex Silveyra, senior Angela Banov (Lombard), senior Will Prater, senior Thomas Cyze, junior Anjay Dhir (Lombard), sophomore Conor Kaefer (Lombard), sophomore Hayden Surrette, senior Matthew DiSimone, senior Wyatt Prater and sophomore Matthew Silveyra.