Preparatory Family of Schools Robotics Team: The Automatons. Sundt Construction will be presenting The Odyssey Preparatory Family of Schools Automatons a donation of $1,000 and t-shirts for the robotics team. Sundt Construction and their trade partners are offering an executive level of support, committing to pledge $5,500 towards the group’s goal.
Sundt Construction will be presenting the scholars with their donation this week.
The Automaton Robotics Club Scholars have been invited to attend the World Championships in Houston Texas, April 19-22, 2017. The Automatons are a member of FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). The team was founded during the 2012-13 season and competed at the Arizona State Championships with just five members.
The Automatons had an amazing season and are participating in the First Tech Challenge – a robotics competition for students grades 9 – 12. This year alone, they have won the FIRST Inspire Award, the Think Award at the State Championship and the Connect Award for achievements in community outreach. The Automatons placed fifth out of 42 teams at the Arizona/New Mexico State Championships, and they were the first alternative to advance to the Western States Super Regional competition.