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Senator Charles Perry Visits Llano Estacado RoboRaiders

As a team Robo Raiders reached out tremendously to the community by pushing the importance of STEM Education, creating new things to benefit society, and becoming a better person in general. Team 1817 had a significant outreach from Senator Charles Perry On Thursday, June 25, 2015 as he came to visit the Llano Estacado Estacado Robo Raiders and witness their success out at their workspace at the Reese Technology Center. Senator Perry mentioned the importance of Texas Tech’s Robotics team, stating that, “We’re an outcomes-based society. People want to know, ‘Is it working? What’s happening?’ And that’s the way it should be,” He was proud to know that he could use RoboRaiders as an example in his debates for education, his success as a senator, and etc. DSC_0121 DSC_0114 DSC_0100 DSC_0089 DSC_0117

Building Robots at the Science Spectrum

RoboRaiders took Robotics to the next level by introducing the fun of planning, designing, and building to children that will hopefully pursue a STEM occupation while visiting the Science Spectrum. Team 1817 took junk and had kids make a robot out of it. This was a creative outreach and the kids enjoyed themselves. Who ever thought tinkering could be so exciting?