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Robots Vie For 'Mini-golf' Crown – Brevard NC


Rafael Patrick, a graduate engineering student from North Carolina A&T State University in Greensboro, offers programming tips to Mauriel and Mallory Reid. (Courtesy photos)

Many young people will play a round of mini-golf during summer vacation, but how many will learn to program a robot to take to the course?

Thanks to A & T State University's "4-H STEM Academy" held at Bethel A Baptist Church on June 17 and 18, seven middle school students, Mallory Reid, Mauriel Reid, Cjon Conley, Zipporah Waters, Alex Sweet, Preston Thill and Cinteana Benjamin did just that.

Under the leadership of graduate students Rafael Patrick and Shykeria Collier from A & T State University's engineering department, the students learned to build robots with Legos, motors, a...

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