The Sneed Robotics Team is an official team of the First Lego League (FLL) and participates in a regional qualifier each year. The 10 person team competes in the areas of Core Values, Robot Performance, Project Presentation and Robot Technical Design all based on the yearly theme. The 2018-2019 theme is "Into Orbit" and requires teams from around the world to research problems related to space travel and design solutions for those problems. Visit www.firstinspires.org for more information on this program.
Upcoming events for this year's team include:
Pecan Festival in Downtown Florence on Saturday, November 3, in the STEM Zone.
Columbia Area Qualifier at Irmo High School on Saturday, November 17. Placed 2nd in Robot Design and was one of 7 schools to receive a Golden Ticket to the East State Championship out of the 21 teams that competed.
They will attend the East State Championship that will be held on Saturday, December 8, at Cane Bay Elementary in Summerville.
The Team raises funds by collecting empty ink cartridges, aluminum cans and Tyson chicken product labels. These items may be left in the office for Mrs. Alexander or Mrs. Howard.