Box Elder Bots on their way to Billings competition
April 7, 2016
For six months the Box Elder Bots have been getting together twice a week to design, assemble and transform a box of wires and metal parts into a functioning robot.
The Bots are a group of six high school students at Box Elder School, who, with the guidance of their group mentor Alex Jones, an AmeriCorps service member with the organization's Energy Corps, are competing in this year's VEX Robotics Nothing But Net Challenge.
Montana State University-Northern and the Chippewa Cree Cultural Preservation Department are sponsors of the group.
The Nothing But Net Challenge is an engineering...