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Congratulations FRC 27 - First-ever Grand Slam Completed

The "Triple Crown" term has been in circulation for close to a decade, describing a team that wins Einstein, the Chairman's Award, and has a Woodie Flowers Award winner. Someone pointed out that the Dean's List Award is a big deal too, and shouldn't be left out...and borrowing from professional wrestling, adding a title to a Triple Crown is usually known as a Grand Slam.

Well whaddya know, we've now got a team that has completed it: 27 is now the only team in FIRST with:

Chairman's Award (2014)
Einstein (2018)
Woodie Flowers (Kyle Hughes, 2000)
Dean's List (Camron Razdar, 2014)

Heck of a way to finish it off, too!
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2004-2006: FRC 1293 (D5 Robotics) - Student, Mentor, Coach
2007-2009: FRC 1618 (Capital Robotics) - Mentor, Coach
2009-2013: FRC 2815 (Los Pollos Locos) - Mentor, Coach - Palmetto '09, Peachtree '11, Palmetto '11, Palmetto '12
2010: FRC 1398 (Keenan Robo-Raiders) - Mentor - Palmetto '10
2014-2016: FRC 4901 (Garnet Squadron) - Co-Founder and Head Bot Coach - Orlando '14, SCRIW '16
2017: FRC 5402 (Iron Kings) - Mentor, Coach (oh, and I worked at AndyMark during this time)
2018-: FRC 1293 (Pandamaniacs) - Mentor

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