For the first time Luverne High School is forming a robotics team and is seeking sponsors from the community to support the program, which will include a $6,000 robot like one built by Fairmont High School robotics students. The robot can have a frame that is 28 by 33 inches and up to 55 inches tall.

Luverne robotics team seeks $20,000 in local community support

Luverne High School is seeking an interested business partner to fund its robotics team.

Aaron Perkins, the school’s chemistry and physics teacher, is willing to advise the new activity, but up to $20,000 is needed for the robot, equipment and travel associated with competing.

“The kit alone is $6,000,” Perkins told school board members Nov. 14 during a workshop session.


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