in both the mission and the obstacle course. And in keeping with a longstanding tradition of outstanding sportsmanship in Upper Merion, the Viking Sea Perch Team also scored a second place trophy in the Team Spirit and Sportsmanship categor y.
The Sea Perch Challenge is a STEM competition sponsored by the Office of Naval Research Science and Technology, Philadelphia NAVSEA Warfare Center, the Temple University College of Science and Technology, The Atlantic Rangers SCUBA Club, the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, and the American Society of Naval Engineers. The program’s “goal is to increase student interest in robotics, science, mathematics, engineering and technology and to introduce students to naval engineering. The event is structured to give students an overall experience in the engineering process.”