Truck Town Thunder

Competition Results

Woodie Flowers Finalist Award Presented to Coach Andrew Spiece

The highest honor that can be given to a team mentor is the Woodie Flowers Award which is presented to “An outstanding Mentor in the robotics competition who best leads, inspires, teaches, and empowers their team using excellent communication skills” (FIRST). Truck Town Thunder lead mentor Andrew Spiece was awarded the Regional Woodie Flowers Award,…

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Michigan Championship Competition Results

Ortonville, Michigan, April 20, 2016 – Truck Town Thunder has their sights set on St. Louis for the fifth consecutive year as a result of an incredible performance at the Michigan State Championships this past week. Truck Town Thunder pulled through with a record two Championship award wins: The Engineering Inspiration Award in addition to…

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Michigan Championship Competition Honors T3 with the Engineering Inspiration Award

Much like the Chairman’s Award, Engineering Inspiration automatically qualifies the team to go to the world championships in addition to covering the $5000 entrance fee courtesy of NASA. With this additional money, Truck Town will be able to fund another team’s registration to the World Championships later next week. Truck Town was honored with this…

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Couple Incredible Awards at Mason District Competition

Ortonville, Michigan, March 29, 2016 – Truck Town Thunder out of Brandon and Holly High School traveled to MasonHigh School to compete in the FIRST Lansing District Competition this past weekend. Competitively, the team finished in 15th place after the qualification rounds with a record of 7 wins and 5 loses. They were then ousted in the Quarterfinals of…

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Truck Town Thunder Takes the Field for District Level Competition

Ortonville, Michigan, March 20, 2016 – Truck Town Thunder Robotics begins competing this weekend at the Lansing FIRST Robotics District Competition on March 25 and 26th at Mason High School. Students from Brandon and Holly High School are excited to return to Lansing to defend their title from last year’s Lansing Event. The team will also be presenting for…

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Tippecanoe District Competition

On March 3rd, Truck Town Thunder attended the Tippecanoe, Indiana FRC districts. Overall, Truck Town Thunder had a successful competition, making it to the quarterfinals and being selected as second pick for the second alliance. The teams on the second alliance were: Team 1501, Team THRUST and Team 3559, Thundercats. Both of these groups are…

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