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Shelby Robotics Team looks to build on success
Shelby Robotics Team looks to build on success
Posted on 11/17/2017
Students crowded around robotThe planning is now over.

Three Shelby Junior High School FIRST robotics team are taking months of practice and planning on the road this weekend for its qualifying tournament. 

We started this year off with a phenomenal recruiting class that exceeded our expectations and goals," said coach Phillip Lewis. 

Shelby has 35 students on three teams - Vicious Volts,  Raging Robots and S.W.A.T – Shelby Wildcat Autonomous Techies” - taking part in the FIRST Tech Challenge program. 

Students have prepared for the tournament two nights weekly over the past few moths and recently had a kick-off event with Oxford.

"The kids were taught a wealth of information, ranging from Intro to software, gears, levers and arms, Engineering Notebook, REV Components and batteries to name a few," Lewis said.