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Two Harbors High School students visited Itasca Community College in Grand Rapids on Dec. 1 for an all-day workshop to help their robotics team learn some of the basics of building a robot. Twelve students and four adults attended. Photo: Lauren Burton

Two Harbors robotics gears up for first season

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It all started when Two Harbors High School Principal Brett Archer applied for a $6,500 grant from NASA. The money was to help fund the school's robotics program. There was just one problem: THHS didn't have a robotics program.

That didn't stop Archer. He recruited two staff members, Lauren Burton and Mark Schlangen, to head the team. Fifteen kids immediately showed interest in the program, and since then, all the pieces have been falling together.

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