Category Archives: In the News

WILDCAT ROBOTICS in the St. Charles Herald Guide

Read the article in the St. Charles Herald Guide — DHS beats 60 teams from 6 states, secures bid in robotics national championship

http://www.heraldguide.com/details.php?id=15428

Posted on March 27, 2015
St. Charles Herald Guide

Destrehan High School’s robotics team won the Bayou Regional for the first time in school history and will now head to the national championship.

In the largest field to date at the Bayou Regional, the Wildcats defeated more than 60 teams from six states and Mexico. They outscored teams with past regional champions and a NASA-sponsored team that won the world championship two years ago.

With this win, they will go to St. Louis and compete in the national competition.

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WILDCAT ROBOTICS on the News (WWLTV)

Check out BLADE being demonstrated on WWLTV.

http://www.wwltv.com/eyewitness-morning-news/Students-build-robots–195591081.html

Posted on March 6, 2013 at 10:37 AM
WWLTV.com
Email: webteam@wwltv.com | Twitter: @WWLTV

NEW ORLEANS – Once the stuff of science fiction and cartoons, robots are becoming common place.
From car manufacturing to operating rooms to vacuum cleaners, simple robots are everywhere.

So what will the future bring?

Two organizations, Building Louisiana Science and Technolgy BLAST) and For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST,) are taking that question to today’s teenagers.
Barbara Pailet of BLAST and Jon Paul Tallman, a former Destrehan High School FIRST robot team member turned LSU electrical engineering major, joined Digital Gumbo’s Mark Lewis.

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