The St. Edward Steel Unit-E Robotics Team encourages the development of students' interests in science, technology, engineering, business, and collaborative-based learning.
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FIRST Team 2172 Steel Unit-E

FRC Team 2172 Steel Unit-E started in 2005 at St. Edward High School, a suburban school in Lakewood, Ohio. Steel Unit-E welcomes students from St. Edward High School and two all-girls schools in Northeast Ohio: Magnificat High School and Saint Joseph Academy.

We are part of a larger organization called FIRST Robotics (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology). The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people to be leaders in science and technology by engaging them in mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills while also building self-esteem, life skills, and community awareness.

Meet the Team
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Program Outcomes

FRC Team 2172 Steel Unit-E includes students from St. Edward High School and Saint Joseph Academy, along with two mentors and three teachers. Students grow their programming and engineering knowledge through the program and forge relationships with their teammates and the community.

Specifically, members of FRC Team 2172 Steel Unit-E:

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Apply engineering principles to the design, build, and operation of robots for competitions

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Learn and use CAD and other engineering software

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Gain hands-on experience with collaborative problem-solving
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Program robots for both autonomous and human-operated modes

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Travel to competitions

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Volunteer in their community

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Network with industry and engineering firms and companies

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    Upcoming Events

    Check back soon for upcoming competitions and tournaments for FRC Team 2172 Steel Unit-E!

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    One of the most impactful ways to support the team is to sponsor us financially. Your generous financial contribution enables us to purchase the necessary materials and tools to construct our competition robot.

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    We also depend on advisors with experience and training, especially in mechanical design and programming, to get through our season smoothly. Plus, continued in-kind support through product donations and discounts enables our team to use our financial resources efficiently.

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