Texas Torque Visits Boy Scout Troop 889

March 10, 2012 in Outreach, Slideshow by Scott Rippetoe

The team demonstrated their 2011 robot for around 60 scouts, explaining the various features and systems used and creating an interactive experience for scouts of all ages. Members of Texas Torque volunteered  their knowledge and expertise in conducting the class for the Robotics and Electronics merit badges,  describing in detail the process of building, programming and competing with the robot. Team members will continue to mentor these scouts as they work through other badge requirements in the coming weeks.


Texas Torque Wins Alamo Regional

March 3, 2012 in Competition, Slideshow by Scott Rippetoe

Texas Torque, along with teams 231 High Voltage and 457 Grease Monkeys, made it through the elimination rounds at Alamo Regional in San Antonio, ultimately taking home a banner as the Regional Winner and the GM Industrial Design Award. Thanks to 231 for selecting us for their alliance.

Dr. Don Stockton Visits Texas Torque at Sci://Tech Fair

February 5, 2012 in Slideshow by Texas Torque

Dr. Don Stockton, superintendent for the Conroe Independent School District, takes a turn driving Sarge at the Science Festival at the Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe, TX.

Halliburton Presents $10,000 Check to Texas Torque

January 20, 2012 in Slideshow by Scott Rippetoe

Alan Coats, Halliburton Director of Strategic Planning, presents Scott Rippetoe of Texas Torque a check for $10,000. Halliburton has been supporting Team 1477 for the past eight years and is a founding sponsor.

Nines years of Halliburton support.

U. S. Representative Kevin Brady with Texas Torque

November 19, 2011 in Outreach, Slideshow by Scott Rippetoe

Texas Torque attended U. S. Representative Kevin Brady’s Town Hall Meeting to support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math education.

Texas Torque in Utah

November 16, 2011 in Slideshow by Scott Rippetoe

Three of our favorite Texas Torque supporters in the Utah Canyonlands.