CLUB NAME: Robotics Club

STUDENTS ELIGIBLE: Any student with an interest in robotics

MODERATOR NAME: Mr. Bob Prost (math department)

MODERATOR E-MAIL/CONTACT INFORMATION: rprost@vianney.com

DETAILED DESCRIPTION: This club is open to any student who has an interest in building (design, production and programming) and learning about robotics.  Teams are limited to 4-5 members each, but there is no limit to the number of teams that can be registered.  Each team builds their own robots which compete in the "FIRST Tech Challenge" qualification tournament in January (sponsored by LEGO Corporation).

CLUB/ACTIVITY CRITERIA TO JOIN (if any):  Solid math skills, good mechanical aptitude, interest in STEM related careers (i.e. engineering, architecture, etc)

MEETING TIMES: 2-3 times per week, more frequently as the qualification tournament date draws near.

CLUB/ACTIVITIES NEWS AND EVENTS: Vianney Griffins Team #6453 took 1st place in spring 2016, and Team #7403 took 4th place in spring 2017 (out of nearly 35 competing teams)!  

ACTIVITY POINTS: 15

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