Friday, April 21, 2017

NY Yankees to Honor Morris High School FIRST Robotics Team for 16th Consecutive Year

In my In Box today from Gary Israel... 

Dear Family and Friends,

The NY Yankees will honor the Morris High School FIRST Robotics team on Tuesday May 2 at 6:45pm on the field during a pregame ceremony prior to the 7:05pm ball game against the Toronto Blue Jays. This will be the 16th year in a row that the team has been honored on the field at Yankee Stadium. ;

This will be our ninth year on the field at the new stadium (2009-2017) (Photos 6-9)
In the old Yankee Stadium the team was honored for seven years (2002-2008) (Photos 3-5)
The team was invited to the 2006 groundbreaking ceremony for the new stadium. (Photos 1-2)

During this year's pregame ceremony the stadium public address announcer will tell the crowd that at 2017 ;New York City FIRST Regional Robotics Competition held at the NYC Armory Track in March,the Morris Robotics team reached the quarterfinals. In addition Paul Lucien, one of the team's lead engineer won the Woodie Flowers Award which is presented to an outstanding mentor in the robotics competition who best leads, inspires, teaches, and empowers their team using excellent communication skills.
(Photo 10)

In addition to being honored on the field every year since 2002, the Yankees organization has supported the team so we have been able to compete in Houston, Orlando, Kennedy Space Center, Atlanta, St. Louis, Washington D.C, Richmond, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Rochester, Hartford, and of course for 16 years in NYC.

Warm regards,
PS.There are over 3,000 FIRST Robotics Teams in the U.S and around the world and I am proud to say that we are the only team that has permission to use the Yankee logo on our shirts, hats etc.

  Groundbreaking Ceremony at sight of New Yankee Stadium 2006
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Groundbreaking Ceremony at sight of New Yankee Stadium 2006
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Our first year in the Old Yankee Stadium 2002
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Old Yankee Stadium 2005
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Old Yankee Stadium 2005
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New Yankee Stadium
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 ; New Yankee Stadium
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New Yankee Stadium
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New Yankee Stadium
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   Paul Lucien (in red shirt) and members of the 2017 FIRST Robotics Team
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