Rockenbaugh Elementary and Eubanks Intermediate robotics teams shined bright at the Advanced Inventions TCEA contest last weekend.
Rockenbaugh produced a second-place team of 4th graders who competed in the advanced high school division and finished second overall.
The BroBots team now advances to the state robotics competition in April. The team built a protable robotic massager and back scratcher (MassageBot) used for seniors or those who do not have access to massages. The team included Arjun Rai, Andy Li, Jason Lew and Jackson Starr.
Eubanks Intermediate’s Digital Dragons, comprised of 6th graders, finished first in the intermediate division and they will also advance to the state competition. They took first place out of 22 teams and built a robotic hand used to help with everyday tasks to those who have lost use of one of their lower arms due to amputation, injury, or birth defect. The team included Brett Belleville and Eri Pilon (pictured above with fellow EIS competitors).
Eubanks Arena Teams : Digital Dragons 1: Gael Preisse, Elizabeth Fong, Bryant Hargreves Digital Dragons 2: Jacob Freeman, Kyle Midkiff, Grant Doby Deana.
Belleville and Pilon presented their Helping Hand, a robotic hand used to help with everyday tasks to those who have lost use of one of their lower arms due to amputation, injury, or birth defect.
Four other teams from RES and two from EIS also competed in the competition.
Rockenbaugh teams included:
Team 1 is the Fantastic 4 – Medi-Bot
Team 2 is the Rockenbaugh Wreckers – Flipper
Team 3 is the Hard Shell Tacos – iFood
Team 4 is the ThunderBots – DOGDUINO
Team 5 is the BroBots – MassageBot