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January 12, 2016

Kickoff Director Progress

Kickoff day, Spec ops built the mock up of the field so that we could play a human version of the game stronghold everyone loved it! Rules are better understood from playing the live version of the game. We all watched the global broadcast with the rest of the team and learned what this year’s... READ MORE
January 12, 2016

The Alumni Series – Quinn Rosen

We interviewed Quinn Rosen, another alumni of Nicolet FEAR, to see his thoughts about how the team affected him. During his time on the team, Quinn worked on the strategy team, however whenever he wasn’t working with managing scouting he spent time helping the RDM department. Working closely with these other departments opened him up... READ MORE
January 7, 2016

The Alumni Series – Matthew Fox

    We interviewed Matthew Fox, an alumni member of the team, on his own experiences with the team and what he has gained from the experience. He found the comradery and friendship on the team very appealing, and the growing demand for STEM related careers made FEAR an excellent choice. On the team, Matt... READ MORE
January 7, 2016

Mentor Interviews

Over the course of a day, we decided to interview 3 key mentors that are a part of our team. Our hopes were to see how they want to influence and affect our team, and what their goals for us are. We were able to really ascertain their thoughts about how they want to personally... READ MORE
December 15, 2015

Director Progress

On the mechanical side of the team, they are mostly working on creating prototypes and learning how to manufacture for when kickoff releases the game. The other side of the team, mostly business and programming departments are making preparations for future projects. The electrical department, led by Jeffrey Keyser, are involved in learning how to... READ MORE
December 9, 2015

Open House

Our President, Lizzie Tong, in cooperation with the community outreach department invited the student’s parents and other members of the community of the upcoming event. Middle school students from various area schools, mostly students that participated in the FLL program. These students expressed an interest in Nicolet FEAR robotics program and thus came here to... READ MORE
September 6, 2014

Robot Yount!

This summer we had the opportunity to create a robot to throw the first pitch for the Brewers! Students and mentors alike took time out of their summer to dedicate to Nicolet FEAR. We spent weeks designing and building Robot Yount. In the video above you can watch us test run Robot Yount before the... READ MORE
February 19, 2014

Competion Information

Support Nicolet FEAR at the Wisconsin Regional Competition March 20-22! Come down to the US Cellular Arena located at 400 West Kilbourn Ave in downtown Milwaukee. See our robot as well as 60 other team’s robots from around the world compete and work together in a series of action packed games! More information about the... READ MORE
February 18, 2014

7 Day Department Updates

Tonight is Bag and Tag Day! Here is a summary of all the hard work FEAR departments have done this past week. This week Build Team practiced setting up the pit, cut shelving for the pit, installed LED pit lights, took inventory, and packed for Sussex mini-regional. Control Team worked very hard this week problem... READ MORE