Notre Dame Prep VEX

At the Notre Dame VEX competition on December 17th, ¬†Truck Town Thunder’s VEX teams B and C won the competition against a number of other teams. Team B got¬†the “Excellence award”, which is the highest award possible in the competition. Both of these teams have earned the opportunity to go to the VEX States competition…

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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 ‚ÄúAn outstanding Mentor in the robotics competition who best leads, inspires, teaches, and empowers their team using excellent communication skills‚ÄĚ (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¬†‚Äď 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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2016 Robot Reveal

Ortonville, Michigan, March 3, 2016¬† –¬†Truck Town Thunder is excited to present their 20th robot since 1998 to compete in this year‚Äôs challenge¬†FIRST¬†Stronghold. Truck Town Thunder’s student lead experience is leading the state in STEM Education. The¬†FIRST¬†Progression of programs is an excellent educational opportunity for all ages, Kindergarten through Twelfth grade. Starting with FIRST Lego…

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