Students at A&M Consolidated High School in College Station have put their creative thinking skills to the test.
Members of B.E.S.T. (Boosting, Engineering, Science and Technology) have won top honors for their work.
The program provides an opportunity for students to learn about and experience the engineering processes, teamwork, problem solving, and strategy.
The team is given six weeks to design and build a robot from a box of random supplies and gadgets provided by B.E.S.T.
Aside from building the robot, the team must create a business marketing scheme which includes a notebook, oral presentation, and a team promotional booth that explains the robot from conception to competition.
On October 28 the team competed in the regional Brazos B.E.S.T.
competition and qualified to go to the Texas B.E.S.T. contest hosted in
In Lubbock the Robotics Team earned the third place Best Webpage award and third place in B.E.S.T., the top award for overall engineering.