Metal Muscle FIRST Robotics Team 1506

Metal Muscle FIRST Robotics Team 1506 from Kettering University competed at the State Championships at Saginaw Valley State University on Tori Bradburn and Thomas Ridge - Kettering University FIRST Scholarship RecipientsApril 11-14 and the World Championship at Cobo Center, Detroit on April 26-28. Metal Muscle includes six students from Brandon High School and 10 other local schools.
“The team performed very well at both events,” said John Wolfert, team mentor. “But, the most important part of the team are the students.”
Brandon High School Senior Tori Bradburn, drive team captain and Thomas Ridge, team captain both received the FIRST Robotics Scholarship from Kettering University. Gabrielle Malson was a finalist at States for the Dean’s List Award, moving on to the World Championships and won the Dean’s List Award at Worlds.
The team is sponsored by – GM, Kettering University, JSSI (Jet Services Support Inc.), JDM System Consultants, IBM, United Way of Genesee County, Tom & Sandy Bradburn, ADI (Applied Dynamics International), Balian Eye Center, Merrill Lynch (Team Fioroni), Mid-States Bold & Screw and Paramount Signs + Grapix.
“Congratulations to Team 27, Team RUSH from Clarkston for being on the winning Alliance – Detroit Championship winners,” he said “We would also like to congratulate the Goodrich Martians for winning their field at worlds and moving on to the Einstein Field.”