Rockwall High Robotics student advances in FIRST Dean’s List

Rockwall High Robotics student advances in FIRST Dean’s List

  Christian Garcia, a member of FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1296 – Full Metal Jackets and student of Rockwall High, has advanced in FIRST Dean’s List. Garcia was nominated for this prestigious award by his mentors as someone who demonstrates leadership and a commitment to FIRST.  Garcia will advance to the next level of competition […]

Rockwall HS Robotics Team Works with Which Wich on PB&J Project

Rockwall HS Robotics Team Works with Which Wich on PB&J Project

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 12, 2019) Over the summer, FRC Team 1296, Full Metal Jackets, were invited to Which Wich headquarters, in downtown Dallas, to help them with one of Which Wich’s initiatives, Project PB&J, which works to provide PB&J sandwiches to those in need. When you purchase a PB&J sandwich from any Which Wich, […]

Rockwall High Robotics Visits Washington D.C.

Rockwall High Robotics Visits Washington D.C.

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 15, 2019) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296, the Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2019 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) on Capitol Hill. The conference was attended by EVP of Public Relations Eva Kay Stewart, EVP […]

Breakfast Rotary Awards Scholarship to Rockwall High School Senior

Breakfast Rotary Awards Scholarship to Rockwall High School Senior

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 29, 2019) The Rockwall Breakfast Rotary was pleased to present Rockwall High School senior Hannah Cowgill with a $1000 scholarship. Committee Chairperson Nancy Runge presented the check to Hannah, who will be graduating and attending The Texas Tech University in the Fall. She will pursue her desire for a degree in […]

Drive 4 UR School Event to Benefit Rockwall High School Robotics

Drive 4 UR School Event to Benefit Rockwall High School Robotics

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 3, 2019) Take a spin in a new Rockwall Ford vehicle at the Wilkerson Sanders Stadium on Saturday, May 4, from 8am-2pm. For every test-drive take, Ford Motor Company will donate $20 to the award-winning RHS Robotics team (Full Metal Jackets) up to $6,000. The team is also known for giving […]

Rockwall High School Robotics Wraps Gifts for Rainbow Room

Rockwall High School Robotics Wraps Gifts for Rainbow Room

(ROCKWALL, TX — December 12, 2018) The Rainbow Room in Rockwall works with the Department of Family Protection Services, to provide essential items and gifts to children in need. During the holiday season, children in their care create a Christmas wish list. Community members select a child’s wishlist, shop for the child and donate gifts […]

Rockwall High Robotics Students Back STEM Funding at National Advocacy Conference

Rockwall High Robotics Students Back STEM Funding at National Advocacy Conference

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 6, 2018) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296 the Full Metal Jackets recently attended the 2018 National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding on Capitol Hill. The conference was attended by President – Lauren Knoff, FIRST Alum – Brandon Taylor, VP of Robotics Construction – […]

Rockwall High School Robotics advances to Einstein

Rockwall High School Robotics advances to Einstein

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 30, 2018) The Rockwall High School Robotics Team 1296, known as the Full Metal Jackets, attended the FIRST Robotics Competition World Championship in Houston from April 18 – April 21. The team ranked 45th in the Turing Division, but was selected as first pick for the 8th alliance. After beating the […]

Ford Mustang charity raffle to benefit RHS Robotics

Ford Mustang charity raffle to benefit RHS Robotics

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 25, 2017) It’s raffle time in Rockwall! The Full Metal Jackets FRC 1296 Booster Club is raffling a 2017 Ford Mustang to support Rockwall High School robotics. The prize is a 2017 Ford Mustang V6 Fastback and is currently on display at Rockwall Ford (990 E Interstate 30). One must be […]

RHS Robotics team distributes American flags

RHS Robotics team distributes American flags

(ROCKWALL, TX — September 7, 2017) Rockwall High School Robotics Team 1296 – Full Metal Jackets in collaboration with the Rockwall Breakfast Rotary Club, distribute American Flags throughout the Rockwall and Fate communities on patriotic holidays to show support for the US Military.  Team members donate their time to the worthy cause and earn community […]