SAS Robotics Takes 2nd & 3rd at VEX Formosa 2017

On December 1st and 2nd, select members from the robotics program at SAS, also known as One Degree North, participated in a VEX Robotics Competition at Taipei American School. After months of preparation and intense selections, 18 individuals traveled to Taipei. Two days of qualification rounds and late nights fixing robots led the SAS teams to place second and third overall. Although they lost to TAS in a heated final, they still came home with the Judge’s Award and the Innovation Award.

In this video exposé, Eye Reporter and filmmaker Jonna Chen takes you behind the scene of the impressive robotics program at SAS:

Author: Jonna Chen

Jonna Chen is a first-year reporter for The Eye and this is her third year in Singapore. Currently a junior at SAS, she can be found stressing over a formative quiz or offering friends goldfish and pretzels during break on a normal school day. Once at home, she multitasks by doing homework while editing her Spotify playlists, tagging her friends in memes on Facebook, and watching Worth It on Buzzfeed. Her phone always being on silent causes her to miss all her friends' incoming phone calls, but she can be contacted at

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