Monday, March 26, 2018

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust contributes to MDI HS Robotics team for World Competition

Bar Harbor Bank & Trust made a $2,500 contribution to the Mount Desert Island High School Robotics Team to help defray the cost for the team to participate in the World Competition, April 24-28 in Kentucky. 

“It was truly outstanding that the MDI High School Robotics Team led the way at the Maine State Competition.  Their success is a testament to the quality education programming provided by our local high school.  The students, teachers, and administrators are to be congratulated for their dedication to academic excellence,” said Jack Frost, VP of Community Giving at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.  “The skills the students are mastering will be a great advantage as they set their sights and aspirations on post-secondary education and professional careers.”

The high school World VEX Robotics Competition brings together top robotics teams in the VEX I Q challenge, VEX Robotics competition, and VEU U under one roof to celebrate their accomplishments and participate with the best teams from around the world.  Best wishes to the MDI High School team proudly representing the State of Maine at this event.

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Photo cutline: At left, Lisa Parsons, SVP/Regional Market Manager of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, presents a contribution to Tucker Atwood, Coach of the MDI High School Robotics Team, and team members (left to right, standing) Christopher Allen, Robert Denegre, Branden Dagenais, Lucas Ingebritson, Tyler Bechtold and (kneeling) Maev Rogers, Taki Ishimura and Gloria Kelley.  Not shown: Coach, Megan McOsker and member Massimo Daul.  These funds will help defray the cost for the team to participate in the World Competition, April 24-28 in Kentucky.