We came across this really lovely article that we thought summarizes what Bots is all about. Thanks, Jamie Joy, Gina, and HGR!
“…If you asked my dad, his greatest achievement wasn’t another trophy. It was the opportunity to instill in the next generation lessons in both the machining industry and in life, through a hunk of metal. In fact, 10 financial sponsors have backed that mission to be a part of the change in Ashtabula County: to teach through experience and personal investment the value of hard work. The hum of the weapon, sparks flying on contact, curling metal, bots rendered useless then reconstructed are just the surface. Behind all of it, is a draw for students to realize the necessity of the machining industry as they gain the skills to succeed within it.”
Read the rest at the source: A-Tech Machinists soar to new heights at National Robotics League competition