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Students (right to left)  Ramya Raja, Maria DeSouza, Andrew Collett, Owen Taylor, Jacob Nickles, Logan Swafford and Eric Laurin all proudly stand with their robots after competing in the VEX state championship.

Raider Robotics State Championship

Ramya Raja, News and Sports Editor March 8, 2018

  North Forsyth High School’s robotics club, Raider Robotics, had four teams qualify for the VEX robotics state championship at Ola High School in McDonough, GA during the weekend of March 2-3....

In the photo above, both North and South Forsyth High School show off their high scoring robots and awards. North Forsyth High School Students (featured on the left), (bottom left) Eric Laurin, Logan Swafford, Camden Roe, Chase Frye, (top left) Micah Davis, Jacob Nickles, Angel Mercado, Brandon Payne, Timothy Davis, Maria DeSouza, Joey Reynolds, Ramya Raja and Coach Jodie Marshall, are all ecstatic to have performed so well in the competition.

North Ranks First Overall At Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer November 13, 2017

On Saturday, Nov. 4, North Forsyth High School’s BEST Robotics Team ranked first overall in the Georgia BEST 2017-2018 competition! The team scored well in the qualifying matches with an average score...

(L) The team at Dalton with their creativity award (left to right) Jacob Nickels, Angel Mercado, Logan Swafford, Jason Gay,(Coach) Jodie Marshall, Noah Davis, Ryan Oswalt, Radhika Raja, Eric Laurin and Chase Frye. (R) The team at Columbus with the award winning robot (middle), Ramya Raja, (Left to Right), Chase Frye, Nick Fornek, Logan Swafford, Jacob Nickels, Noah Davis and Micah Davis.

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer April 19, 2017

This past weekend, on March 16- 18, North Forsyth’s robotics team competed at the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) in Columbus, Georgia. Every year, FIRST, a robotics company dedicated to providing opportunity...

After being proclaimed as the Winners of the Vex championship tournament Nick Fornack (left) and Jacob Buffkin (right) were proud to represent NFHS as they held up their 1st place trophy.  Now Nick and Jacob are looking forward to break out their machine again next year to defend their championship title.

NFHS Robotics Steals the Win in the Vex Championship Tournament

Austin Gray, Staff Writer November 3, 2014

On October 1st, North Forsyth’s Vex Robotics members Nick Fornack, Jacob Buffkin and Jessie Gearino brawled it out and crushed Central Forsyth and South Forsyth on the field, coming home with by 1st...

You can watch the competition and North’s own Robotics team compete as it is broadcasted on national television on April 23rd through April 26th


Cameron Conner, Staff Writer March 11, 2014

After admirable performances at the state level competitions and almost a year of hard work and preparation, this April the North Forsyth Robotics Team will take part in the VEX Robotics World Championship...

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