Students compete in Navy SeaPerch Challenge

HARLINGEN – The network of PVC pipe looked harmless enough. It sat on the table, static and ambivalent, unaware of its surroundings.

However, it had the power to change lives, and its creators were feeling that power today at the U.S. Navy SeaPerch Challenge at HESTEC.

The underwater robot assembled by the students from San Isidro High School was one of 33 entered in the competition at the Harlingen school district’s Aquatic Center.

The robots had to go through obstacle courses in the pool.

For more on this story read Saturday’s Valley Morning Star.