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Raider Robotics State Championship

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.

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. Teams 3536S, 3536M, 3536R, and 3536Y represented North Forsyth High School this past weekend, and...

North Ranks First Overall At Robotics Competition

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.

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 of approximately 350 points per match and were among the top four to enter the finals before becoming...

North Robotics Soars at FIRST Robotics Competition

(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.

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 and support in the engineering career field to students in elementary, middle and high sch...

NFHS Robotics Steals the Win in the Vex Championship Tournament

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.

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 place. Pete Kirby explained that Mrs. Marshall, sponsor for Technology Student Association and Vex, ...


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 in Anaheim, California. 500 other teams from across the globe will join them to take part in the...

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