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Robotics team needs sponsors

  - News-Times Photos: Stephanie Haugen

Student members of the Banks School District robotics team brought their robot to the Banks Chamber of Commerce meeting last week to show off their creation -- which sweeps up debris -- and to ask for financial or in-kind support. The team competed in regional and national competitions this year and hopes to make it to international robotics events next year. After a several-year hiatus, the Banks robotics team reunited this year. The team used Computer Aided Design (CAD) technology and 3D printers to build the robot. Team sponsors will get their name on team T-shirts and banners. Those interested in sponsoring the team can contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. See a video of the robot at http://pamplinmedia.com/fgnt/310225 or facebook.com/forestgrove.newstimes.