The 3rd Annual VEX Robotics Competition and Career Tech Expo comes to Centre, Saturday (January 30th) starting at 9:00am. The event will take place in the Gadsden State Cherokee arena with students designing, and building, robots to enter into various competitions – and this year there’s even more – in the form of a series of fascinating displays.
That’s Keith Tolbert with the Cherokee County Career & Tech Center.
He and Randy Rainey from the Tech Center, paid a visit to the WEIS Radio studios Thursday morning to tell listeners about the event and talk about the growing interest in the field:
That event is FREE of charge.
To hear that interview in its entirety simply click the link provided
3rd ANNUAL VEX ROBOTICS COMPETITION & CAREER TECH EXPO COMING TO GADSDEN STATE ARENA ON SATURDAY
The Cherokee County Career & Technology School is proud to host the 3rd Annual VEX Robotics Tournament at Gadsden State Community College Cherokee Arena on January 30, 2016.
The event, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, will consist of over 47 teams of students who are tasked with designing and building a robot to play against other teams from around the region in a game-based engineering challenge. Classroom STEM concepts are put to the test on the playing field as students learn lifelong skills in teamwork, leadership, communications, and more. Local champions go on to compete against the best in the world at VEX Worlds each April!
In addition to the competition, this years’ event will feature a Career Tech Expo including a Virtual Lincoln Welder, Virtual Paint Booth, Virtual Excavator,Laser Etcher, Cosmetology Nail Care, Business Department Keyboard Challenge and the Robot Technology Park will have their 53′ Robot Trailer.
Come out and see the future of our workforce!
“Today’s cutting-edge, rigorous and relevant career and technical education (CTE) prepares youth and adults for a wide range of high-wage, high-skill, high-demand careers.”