It has been another great year at Kell Robotics. We want to thank all of our sponsors and partners past and present for supporting this team. Without their generous support, the success of this team could not have been made possible.
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Kell Labs has been upgraded thanks to grants from WIT and Best Buy. The team can now offer experiences in a wide range of tools listed in the accompanying article.
Capability exists for students to learn coding for robots, android tablets, games, and general purpose robots. Students can also learn CAD for design, and animation for movies and rich media experiences.
Students can also learn a little about one of the hottest careers of the future, becoming a data scientist.
The Best Buy Foundation has provided Kell Robotics with a grant in support of the team’s Big Girl Programming & Computer Science Laboratory. This grant was awarded from the Community Grants program, in partnership with our local Best Buy store, to support programs that give teens access to opportunities through technology. Thank you Best Buy.
November 14, 2014 was Kell Robotics night at the world class Science Museum. The team engaged over 1,300 kids in FIRST Robotics activities and LEGO building competitions. This event was conducted with our partner Cobb EMC and Tellus Museum.
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Kell Robotics will receive an EKOCYCLE™ Cube® printer thanks to 3D Systems and the Coca-Cola Company. Each EKOCYCLE cartridge turns the equivalent of 3 plastic bottles into your next wearable fashion, music accessory, or desktop décor, embodying and transforming the goal of a cleaner planet into an innovative and creative reality.
WIT has been a Kell Robotics partner since 2007. We are thrilled to announce that the Women in Technology Foundation Charitable Giving committee has selected the STEM Leadership Foundation, Inc. to receive a in support of the technology upgrades for Kell Robotics’ computer lab.
The 100 Black Men of Atlanta organization recognized the Kell Robotics Team mentor Ed Barker at the 100 Classic Robotics Showcase and Invitational. This showcase is an outstanding STEM education program sponsored by the 100 organization and Georgia Power.
Ed Barker said "I am honored and moved by this award. It has be great working with the 100 group all of these years working to give students opportunities to pursue their dreams".
In June 2014, Russell Elementary and the ATOMS Center at KSU conducted a week long camp for girls. Kell Robotics conducted one day of this camp. At the end of the week the girls had an open house and presented their projects to their families and community.