This week we had many goals, the biggest one being to finish the assembly of our practice and competition robot. Another big goal of this week was to announce Woodie Flowers nominee, Nick Lawrence. Our mentors also announced their Dean's List nominees. Congratulations to Thomas and Amanda! MAKE SURE TO CHECK OUT OUR WEEK 5 … Continue reading WEEK FIVE!
Between birthdays, fabrication, robot breaks, powder coating, and sending in parts for welding, week four has definitely been eventful! Mechanical It was crunch time this week in mechanical to make sure we got all of our robot parts manufactured. We cut, milled, lathed, and sanded every meeting to meet our powder coating deadline. We succeeded, … Continue reading WEEK FOUR!
This week has been increasingly difficult because members have been going back and forth between two different buildings. While we meet at one building, the other building has all of the machinery that we need to prototype. At the other building we also have a full field, which we are using for drive practice. It … Continue reading WEEK THREE!
On Monday we had an option for students to come in as early as 1pm to work on various projects going on within the team along with our regular meeting from 6 to 8. Here we discussed what our software team is up to, and they wanted to include what they have been doing this … Continue reading WEEK TWO!
We started off the week with a long meeting from 5-9 on Monday to discuss where we want our robot to go this season. We topped this meeting off not only with great ideas, but with pizza and an ice cream bar provided by our wonderful mentors. We split into four groups: strategy/point, drive base, cube … Continue reading WEEK ONE!