Robotics teacher at Manhattan Catholic School wins award for automated watering project

Catholic Schools
Mar 4, 2021
Tyson Vrbas, Robotics Teacher, Manhattan Catholic Schools, is the Vernier Engineering Award. Read More

AJ Dome Feb 26, 2021 Photo by Lucas Boland

A software and technology company honored a Manhattan Catholic Schools science teacher with a national award for a class engineering effort involving robotics and soil moisture.

Tyson Vrbas, a teacher in the school’s Science, Technology, Reading/Religion, Engineering, Arts and Math (STREAM) program, won the Vernier Engineering Award for his class’ work on an automatic watering system for the school garden. Students in Vrbas’ class utilized sensors from the software and technology company to create a watering system attached to a rain barrel.

Read More at the Manhattan Mercury