Peddie’s Robotics Team has had an impressive spring. After ranking 12th out of 120 teams in the FIRST Mid-Atlantic District and winning the FIRST Mid-Atlantic Seneca District Event and the Industrial Design Award, Peddie’s team of robotics experts was ready to take part in the 2017 FIRST Robotics World Championship.
On Wednesday and Thursday, a group of 12 lucky seniors participating in AP Government (led by faculty members Alison Hogarth, Ben Bickford and Tim Corica) took an overnight journey to Washington, DC with the help of two Peddie alumni.
Between longtime Peddie teacher and writer-in-residence Paul Watkins’ reading of his upcoming novel “The Hanging Road,” author and former Marine Phil Klay’s reading of his award-winning short story collection “Redeployment,” and visiting poet Claudia Rankine’s intimate and incisive book of poetic social criticism “Citizen: An American Lyric,” Peddie has played host to an incredible variety of authors this April.
The Peddie School athletic department held its 20th annual Winter Sports Banquet Thursday evening in the Caspersen Campus Center dining hall. The event celebrated the accomplishments of student-athletes and teams throughout the 2016-2017 winter campaign.