The team was featured on the Mosais Lighthouse program with host Rev. Miranda Sutherland. The students myself, Kimroy Bailey and Chantelle Grant took the opportunity to share with Jamaica details about the 2011 Robotics Competition and invited sponsors to support the 15 member team to represent the country.The 2012 Robotics Competition will be held in Orlando Florida and UTech will be entering all six competitions: Software, T-Shirt, Website, Technical Paper, Ethics Paper and the most important of them all the Robotics Competition.
|JC 2012 Robot|
|Members of the JC Team and I in UTech Machines Lab|
The Digital Yard Robotics Project was also a major topic discussed during the interview. Science and Technology are imperalative to Jamaica’s continued development. For this reason that the Digital Yard seeks to develop engineering interest across Jamaica and target high school with the fascinating field of Robotics to spark their interest. On March 15, 2012 a 12 member Jamaica College High School robotics team will be participating at a highschool robotics competition in New York. The UTech group has been supporting and mentoring those individuals as they prepare for that competition.