Robotics team headed to state

Justin Conway – Mustangs Ahead

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL)- The LRHS Mustang Robotics Vex robotic team will competing at the Florida championships at the state fair grounds this Friday, Feb. 17.

The competition is team based. The goal is to build a robot that can throw certain objects over a certain distance.

The LRHS Robotics team is the Mustangs Ahead “Club of the Week.”  Hear the podcast here.

The team is bringing five students to the competition.

  • Caleb Howell, senior
  • Austin Shade, senior
  • William Gregan, senior
  • Chris Miller, junior
  • Bradley Wiglund, sophomore

Miller said, “We are looking forward to seeing what the state has planned for us and how our robot is going to do.”

The Vex program website said the organization’s goal is to “provide these programs with services, solutions, and a community that allows them to flourish in a way that fosters the technical and interpersonal skills necessary for students to succeed in the 21st Century.”