THE AWARD-WINNING ROBOTICS PROGRAM AT BRENTWOOD ACADEMY
Brentwood Academy Iron Eagles Robotics is in its 11th season of competition. Founded in 2013 by the “fabulous five” physics students, the 7th-12th grade program has gone on to bring home numerous awards and qualify for eight consecutive VEX Worlds Championships.
The Iron Eagles Robotics program is the most decorated in the state of Tennessee and has successfully brought home over 300 trophies, including 62 Tennessee State Championship awards and 10 World Championship awards.
A WORLD-CLASS TEAM
Since its launch, over 200 BA students in grades 6th-12th have competed on an Iron Eagles Robotics Team, and 1/3 of the students have been girls. This year’s program boasts a total of 60 students and eight coaches. Crowning the achievements of this award-winning program is the coveted 2019 VEX World’s Championship Middle School Excellence Award. This award is the highest honor presented to the top robotics program in the world that exemplifies excellence in all areas of the competition.
Over the years, many robotics students have landed in some of the top engineering schools in the country, including MIT, Purdue, Dartmouth, Vanderbilt, Washington University, Auburn University, and the United States Naval Academy.