Students from the Career & Technical Student Organization, Waxahachie FIRST Robotics Team, represented the Waxahachie ISD at the NTX Tournament of Robots on October 12-13, 2019 in Rockwall, Texas. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics serves students enrolled in CTE courses aligned with the engineering and manufacturing STEM careers cluster. Participants enjoy the experience of applying classroom and laboratory lessons in hands-on activities and competitive events.
Waxahachie Robotics is a WISD district team, open to all High School students within the WISD school district.
Students participating this season so far: From Waxahachie Global High School- Camile Condron, Jacob Mendoza, Steven Cloud, Eddie Almaguer, Cole Shelby, Evan Ford, Brendon Blankenship, Talon Wilderman, Ashauntee Fairley, Conner Teague, Carl Bicada, Katherine Keys, Miles Charpentier.
The NTX Tournament of Robots consisted of 29 teams from 3 states, and Waxahachie Robotics took 2nd place overall in this year’s contest.
Students will be traveling again in February and March, to Dallas and Greenville, Texas to test their skills against competitors from across the nation and around the world. WISD proudly supports these students, teachers, and organizations.