Some of the world's leading young minds dealing with robotics hail from the Southern Highlands.
In fact students from St Paul's International College in Moss Vale have secured a spot to compete in the World Robotics Championships in the USA.
The St Paul's team 64834A (SPIC IQ A) was invited to the World Championships after becoming runners-up in the Teamwork competition in Adelaide in December.
The Year 8 students from team 64834A, who made the latest success a reality include Jack Speerin (who also won volunteer of the year at Nationals in 2019), Henry Corro, Aayush Panta, Hayden Bailey and Brihat Dhital.
The students have been guided on their successful journey by teachers Anton Planting and Amanda Fittler who established and have supported the team on excursions.
They also extend their thanks to the St Paul's Executive College director Sr Angelina Fong and Executive Anne-Maree Scott and Andrew Laing for their unwavering support of this initiative.
Meanwhile the support of parents of the students involved in this team (particularly Sarah Speerin, Tracey Bailey and Sidney Corro) for accompanying them to Nationals and for helping to facilitate their involvement, is also greatly appreciated.
The team and organisers would also like to thank Ben Woods from CEO Wollongong as well as Jessica and Nicole from VEX Australia for their support and co-ordination of this season's regional and national competition.