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2010 MATE International ROV Competition

Photography by Baron Sekiya | Hawaii 24/7

In the Explorer (advanced level) class the 1st place winner was Institute for Marine Technology Problems of Vladivostok, Russia; 2nd place went to Long Beach City College of Long Beach, Calif.; and 3rd place went to the Marine Institute and Faculty of Engineering of Memorial University of St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada.

In the Ranger class (intermediate level), 1st place was won by First Flight High School of Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina; 2nd place went to Clarenville High School of Clarenville, Newfoundland, Canada; and 3rd place was won by Aptos High School of Aptos, Calif.

The Hilo High School team won the “Biggest Bang for the Buck” prize in the Ranger category, which means that they spent the least amount of money on a vehicle that performed well. The Highlands Intermediate School of Pearl City won the “Aloha Team Spirit” award for having the best overall team spirit.

Erica Sampaga of Hilo High School won one of three Ranger class “Engineering MVP” prizes, which is given to students that exhibit outstanding engineering skills.

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2 Responses to “2010 MATE International ROV Competition”

  1. Dad Doyle says:

    Okay, who is that masked man?

  2. Mary E. Quidley says:

    To the ROV Team – Kill Devil Hills Mayor Ray Sturza invites you all to attend the July 12, 2010 meeting of the Board, which will be held at 7:00 p.m. in the Meeting Room at the Administration Building, 102 Town Hall Drive, for appropriate recognition of your accomplishment(s) by the Board of Commissioners. Please contact me at 252.449.5302. Thank you. – Mary (E. Quidley) KDH Town Clerk.


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