Vance Robotics Team members talk about their successful school year and introduce
Board of Education members to their "4291" robot.
Members of the Vance Robotics Team from Vance County High School attended the Vance County Board of Education meeting on May 13, and received deserved recognition for the team’s first-place finish in a recent robotics competition in Wake County with teams from high schools in the area.
They also brought their “4291” robot with them for board members to view.
Erin Williams, the teacher who leads the team, talked with board members about the competition and the many successes the team has had during this school year. Williams noted there are nine members of the robotics team who meet after school to develop their robot and make plans for competitions they will enter.
She also stated that she is currently working with Rey Horner, principal of Vance County High School, to offer a robotics course next year during the school day, so that students can be involved during the day in robotics studies and development.
Williams and the three robotics team students who attended the meeting stressed that their goal for the upcoming school year is to place high enough in competitions to attend a national robotics conference scheduled to be held in Houston, Texas.
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