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RHS robotics team has solid weekend

February 13, 2014

From left, Rocky Hill students J.C. Armonies-Assalone, Tyler Gates and Zachary Jennings pose with their robot, ‘U.S.S. Mariner,’ during Saturday’s competition.

WARWICK — For several years, the idea of robotics at Rocky Hill School – something that would obviously be a wave of the future – seemed like a thing of the past.

Old metal parts, wires, nuts and bolts were stashed away in a corner room, collecting dust instead of becoming innovative creations, at the small yet prominent preparatory institution in East Greenwich.

That all changed recently when Tom Adams, the Director of Technology at Rocky Hill, brought the robotics program out of extinction and encouraged students at all levels on campus – Lower School, Middle School and Upper School – to bring their ideas to life in the form of a moving object that can be controlled through a computer and a remote control.

For the rest of this story and more local news, pick up a copy of the East Greenwich Pendulum.

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Southern Rhode Island Newspapers
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