Sam Bartow, left, and Andrew Filieo of Leominster Youth Robotics work on their robot at the Gallagher Building in Leominster. Their team will travel to Kentucky for the 2017 VEX Worlds competition in April. SENTINEL & ENTERPRISE / ASHLEY GREEN
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LEOMINSTER — Learning to build and compete with an 18-cubic-inch robot made of brushed metal and plastic levers does more than teach one middle school robotics team the fundamentals of engineering.
It also provides a timely lesson in international diplomacy.
That’s because Leominster Youth Robotics 549C Robo Mayhem Team is, for the second consecutive year, headed to Louisville, Kentucky, for a world championship robotics tournament sponsored by VEX Robotics.
One rule of play requires teams form game-time alliances with international competitors, which means that finding a way to bridge the inevitable language gap could
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