Mustang tech students readying robots for competition

Sara Cestero – Mustangs Ahead

Senior Zachary Geiger works on his creation

(LAKEWOOD RANCH, FL) – Mustangs in Technology Student Association (TSA) are preparing for their event, VEX Robotics.

VEX is an event where two robotics teams compete against each other to get the most points in the challenge that was designed for the year.

Junior Sara Huszar has been in VEX for two years. She explained, “VEX is a way to grow people’s creative side by giving them the opportunity to practice their problem-solving skills abilities to build robots for a certain task.”

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Some skills that are required for being in VEX are problem solving, teamwork and leadership. There is also a focus on coding, mechanics, and other robotic related skills.

Senior Zachary Geiger said, “This year has great potential with more teams than ever before, I think we will have a collaborative and competitive program.”

The VEX teams will have their first competition on Friday, Feb. 4.