NRG 4055 is grateful for major sponsorships from Arconic Foundation, Ro-brand Products, Inc., United Technologies, Northwestern Regional High School, and Whiting Mills. Please see our sponsor page for a list of all of our wonderful sponsors!
Facilities are provided by Whiting Mills in Winsted, Connecticut (this is where we’re based out of).
Our Team Members and Mentors
NRG has 14 students and 10 mentors officially participating. We have a diverse group of people and we come from all aspects of life. For example, our mentors reflect our group- from companies (like UNITED TECHNOLOGIES, and others) to parents and siblings to even friends and college students. Our members are another example of this- everyone comes together to create our identity. We are NRG-the Gearheads.
Our Team's Mentorship & Coopertition from other teams
NRG 4055 has visited many other FIRST teams and each one has provided for great experiences, such as Team 178, the 2nd Law Enforcers from Farmington, CT and Team 237, Black Magic from Watertown.
Our Events and Fundraising
In the 2018 season, our team put on a fundraiser for the team at the Torrington Applebee’s on March 3. There we raised $1,345; the team raised $500 and the rest went to the students. On March 2, 2019, we will be hosting the fundraiser at Applebee’s again. If you want to learn more or participate, please email us with any questions.
NRG 4055 also participated in Team 178′s science fair at Lake Garda in 2018.
The team will be competing in the NE District Waterbury Event, NE District Western NE Event, NE District Pine Tree Event, and intend to participate in the New England Championship WPI and the World Championship. Visit our events page for more information on dates and locations
Our Team Progress in 2018-19
The science fair at Lake Garda with Team 178.
The team drove our robot in the Fourth of July parade through Barkhamsted.
We have recruited new students and mentors through the Highlander Fair at Northwestern Regional High School and other places.
New students have been able to choose if they want to participate as programmers, build team members, marketing/public relations members, or electrical team members. Although the teams are loose-knit, allowing students to explore other areas of the team at their will.
Our team was allowed to have a display at the Riverton Fair where we showed off one of our robots, our banners, and awards. We also built a large spaceman, true to the theme of Deep Space, that we set up that truly wowed fairgoers.
We participated in the Winsted Fall Foliage Festival, and demonstrated the team’s robot.
Our team members Conner, Karl, and Matt made a fantastic rocket “tree” to exhibit at the Festival of Trees at the Riverton Grange.
During kickoff day, we were able to donate our rocket “tree” to the Children’s Science Center in West Hartford.
A WIN AT THE PINETREE DISTRICT EVENT!
Our Meeting Location:
111 Whiting Street
Winsted, CT 06058
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Our Mailing Address:
100 Battistoni Drive
Winsted, CT 06058