An article (“Robot Makes Engineers”) was published in the Detroit Free Press about Team 818, The Steel Armadillos, which I think covered the message of FIRST quite well (sorry for posting it late). Check It Out! The article also mentions our team’s previous ties with Team 217, The ThunderChickens.
Robot makes engineers
Students from Warren, Sterling Heights to test their creation in regional contest
BY KIM NORTH SHINE • FREE PRESS STAFF WRITER • February 24, 2008
On Wednesday, 22 students from high schools in Sterling Heights and Warren will board a charter bus and head to Missouri for a reunion – a reunion with an after-school project, the result of several weeks of work.
Team 818 created an electronic robot made of a silver body with wires and chains for guts and a video-game controller for a brain. Its name: “Megatron.”…