All Smiles at Tivy Rocket & Drone Meet!
Date: April 3, 2017
"All Smiles at Tivy Rocket & Drone Meet"
The FHS ROTC rocketry varsity team, including five graduating Seniors, finished in "grand" style, winning the Tivy hosted Antler Classic rocketry meet. Seventeen teams came from Midland, Austin and the San Antonio area. Commander, Cadet Nicholas Sanders, along with seniors Jakeb Gagnon, James Roberson, Joshua Ibrom and Matthew Martinez led their team to repeat as Grand Champions. And, the JV team won the overall runner up trophy, commanded by cadets Alex Vipond and Jacob Witt. In the drone competition cadets Zoe Martinez and Tyler Snyder won first place trophies. In all, the cadets brought back 13 trophies from the event. Congratulations FHS ROTC Rocket and Drone Teams!!
Photo #1 (l-r) Seniors Jakeb Gagnon, Nicholas Sanders, Matthew Martinez, James Roberson and Joshua Ibrom with winning trophies.
Photo #2 Cadet Zoe Martinez is all smiles after winning first place in the drone competition.
Photo #3 Cadet Alex Vipond, forefront, and JV team members celebrate an overall 2nd place finish.
Photo #4 Cadet Tyler Snyder receives a first place trophy in the drone competition.
Photo #5 FHS ROTC Rocket and Drone team trophies won at the Tivy Antler Classic.