The BotCave is currently home to
team members and 6 mentors for
Team Botman, the
robotics team sponsored by
The BotCave is located at Central
Heights High School in eastern
Kansas approximately 60 miles southwest
of Kansas City between the towns
of Richmond, Princeton, Rantoul,
Central Heights High School competed in
FIRST Robotics for the first time in
2002 at the St. Louis Regional with five
students and one sponsor from the
school's gifted education program.
Since that time the team has evolved,
sponsorship has changed, and the
membership has grown.
FIRST Foundation was created For
Inspiration and Recognition
Science and Technology.
FIRST's robotics competition
"combines the rigors of science and
technology with the excitement of
sports." Under strict rules,
students have six weeks to turn a kit of
parts into a robot to compete with at a
regional competition, with the hopes of
making it to the championships in St.
Name: Desytni Howard
Years as Member: 1
Quote: "Blame it on Dillon"
Best Robotics Memory: When
Dillon got blamed for every
messed up button.