FRC Team 451, The Cat Attack, is a high school robotics team founded by Sylvania Northview High School, but later included students from other Toledo area high schools. We are an extra-curricular team sponsored by the DANA Holding Corporation and more. During the summer and pre-season, we build robots and work on other projects to improve our skills for the main build season. Our build season is our six-week period during which we build a robot for the FIRST Robotics Competition. After building a robot to complete the given task, the team usually competes in two regional competitions. Being on the team is a unique experience, and building a robot as a team teaches vital skills, which can be used outside the science and technology fields. These include working with a team, thinking critically, and using learned information to produce a working robot.
The Cat Attack’s mission is to experience the fun, excitement, and hard work of using math, science, technology and teamwork to accomplish goals—forming a partnership between students and engineers in the process. Excellence can be attained if you:
“Care more than others think is wise— Anonymous
Risk more than others think is safe
Dream more than others think is practical
Expect more than others think is possible”