News

2016 Dates

  • August 27 - Team Training & Kick Off, NW-SCC
  • September 24 - Mall Day (practice robot driving), Florence Mall
  • October 4-8 - Game Week, NW-SCC



Robotics: All Hands on Deck (TimesDaily Article)

EdTech Digest spotlights Brooks High School BEST Team - Robocon

BEST Robotics participant changes children's lives, one hand at a time!

Congratulations to Barkley Hunter from Brooks' BEST Robotics team (Robocon)! He has won the Simulink Programming Award at South's BEST for the past two years and is now blogging for Simulink!

Friends of BEST - bESTology Blog

Alaina Pettus wins Tools for Teachers for Robotics

Brooks High School's Robotics Team is designing a robotics display for the Children's Museum of the Shoals. Click here to find out more about this exhibit.




 


The Friends of BEST in Alabama have been working with the State Dept. of Ed. to recognize BEST Robotics as an approved Elective!! 
This takes BEST from primarily an extra curricular activity into multiple classrooms (Math, English, Science, etc.).  Click here for details.

 

Teams Register Here!
(Teams must register twice, once for the NW Alabama Competition and once with the national organization, BEST, Inc.)

NW Alabama Registration

Best, Inc. Registration



School Primary Teacher Phone
Addison High School (NEW!) Brooke Beam 256-747-2286
Belgreen Middle School (NEW!) Melissa Cox 256-332-1376
Brooks High School / Robocon Alaina Pettus 256-757-2115
Central High School (NEW!) Chad Butler 256-764-2903
Colbert Heights High School (NEW!) Matthew Crosswhite 256-412-3534
Covenant Christian School / C.A.R.S.S. Ishella Fogle 256-383-4436
Creekside Academy Audrey & Jerry Mashburn 256-740-0915
East Lawrence Middle School (NEW!) Patti Terry 256-905-2420
Florence High School (NEW!) Kenny Marsh 256-768-2200
Lauderdale County High School Krista Patterson 256-247-3414 ext. 17142
Lexington School Kelli Bassham 256-229-6622
Loretto High School Annette Gillespie 931-231-8850
Mars Hill Bible School (NEW!) Ryan Wolf 256-710-9678
Meek High School Gordon Ganey 205-384-5825
Moulton Middle / Lawrence County High School Amy Sterling 256-974-6038
Muscle Shoals Career Academy Tiffany Stonecipher

256-389-2660
ext. 1630

Phil Campbell High School Jonathan Grimes 256-331-2150 ext. 5052
Phillips High School (NEW!) David Copeland 256-486-3737 ext. 241
Red Bay High School Leah Torisky 256-331-2270
Rogers High School Aron Henry 256-627-2762
Russellville City Schools / RCS Engineering Mark Keeton 256-565-2093
Shoals Christian School Mike Shephard 256-415-7822
Tharptown High School Marsha Inmon 256-332-6485
Waterloo School Mallory Robbins 256-710-1983
Wilson School / Tomahawk Tech Keith Herston 256-764-8470


2016 News

2016 Winners


  


2015 News

2015 Winners

The following teams won awards at the 2015 South's BEST Regional Championship:

MathWorks Simulink Award for unique programming, plus a $1,500 check!
Brooks High School

Best Marketing Presentation
2nd - Moulton Middle School / Lawrence County High School
3rd - Brooks High School

Most Photogenic Robot
3rd - Lexington High School


Best T-Shirt Design
2nd - Brooks High School

 


  
2014 News

2014 Winners

2014 South's BEST Final Robotics Rankins



2013 News

2013 Best Award Rankings

2013 Final Competition Results

2013 South's BEST Final Robotics Rankings


2012 News

2012 Winner List & Photos

Bankhead Middle School & Cordova High School:
Middle, High School Students Form Robotics Team




2011 News

2011 Winner List & Photos

Russellville City Schools wins South's BEST Website Award


Local Team Wins Web Design Competition

Robotics Event Inspires Students

Russellville City Schools Giving Their Best

Moulton Middle School Students Design & Build Robot

WAAY featured the Florence Middle School Robotics Team.
Check out the video linked here or below!