Gear heads, Inc. is the Smithson Valley Middle School robotics team. We compete yearly in the San Antonio Boosting Engineering and Technology (SA BEST) competition. This will be our fifth year to compete. Last year we succeeded in moving on to the state level competition, Texas BEST. Our membership is made of up over fifty 6th-8th grade students of diverse backgrounds. All member of Gearheads, Inc. collaborate to help with the design and building of the robot.
Gear heads, Inc. is divided into five different divisions. Exhibit and Interview, Marketing, Process Engineering Notebook, Engineering, and Spirit and Sponsorship. The Engineering division is further subdivided into Field Construction, Programming, and Design and Build. Each division and subdivision has a student leader. Ocassionally, we have adult mentors to help answer any questions we may have.