Robotics Tag

WA Robotics Team, Shark Attack FRC Team 744, returned from the break with accolades and awards. Their Spring Break began at the Orlando Regional, showcasing a robot with the fastest lift in the competition. The team may have lost by one point in the semifinal match, but they came home with the Engineer Inspiration Award. This award automatically qualifies the team for the World Championship in Houston, Texas. Most of all, this award is the only one that comes with a $5,000 grant from NASA. Furthermore, it is the highest honor ever given to our robotics team in a regional...

The high school Robotics team, Shark Attack FRC Team 744, competes in Orlando this weekend. WA will join 63 other teams at the Orlando FIRST Robotics Regional Competition on March 9-10. This year, the competition challenges high school students from around the world to build robots up to 120 lbs. As a result, these teams solve playing field challenges in fast-paced matches.To watch Shark Attack compete, information on the matches and viewing is on The Blue Alliance Website. Best of luck to our team and their advisors!...

On February 12 & 13, members of the WA high school robotics team, FRC Team 744, Shark Attack, traveled to Tallahassee to participate in STEM Day at the Capitol. The team was fortunate to participate and demonstrate their 2017 robot in the Capitol Rotunda and in the Capitol Courtyard. The crew and robot played presented to students and congressmen, and more importantly, the crew was able to meet with seven state senators and four state representatives. For most of the day, they worked closely with Sandra Contreras, Regional Director of FIRST South Florida, to spread the message of STEM and FIRST...

Every day after school, a school bus arrives at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church to deliver children to the LIGHT Program hosted there. The LIGHT after-school program seeks to bring Gospel-centered after-school care to under-served children in Broward County. Through daily academic support, scriptural engagement, elective activities, and free play, children at LIGHT have the opportunity to engage in Learning, Innovation, Gospel, Hope, and Technology. Regularly, WA robotics students have been crossing the street to visit the LIGHT Program and support this mission. The team hosts STEM workshops with the children, has demonstrated their robot to them, and gave them an hour...

On Saturday, January 27, WA’s FIRST® LEGO® League team, SHARK BYTE, participated in the Ram-Botic tournament held at Ramblewood Elementary school in Coral Springs. The theme project this year was on HydroDynamics.The six team members: Hannah Middleton, Noah Justice, Andrés Delgado, KiAndra Griffith, Skylar Joseph, and Ryan Rivers showcased programming skills, earning points in several matches. The team’s perseverance and excellent problem-solving skills were highlighted in the Core Values teamwork challenge, even earning “Popsicle Stick” team spirit points throughout the day from the judges. In the final project,  SHARK BYTE shared their ideas for improving the cleanliness of school drinking...