Episode 2

Published on:

1st Feb 2022

Regional Robotics: Good for Employers / Great for Students

Steven Tenniswood, President of Blue Water Area Robotics Alliance, talks with Dan Casey about how robotics can benefit both students and employers.

In this episode, Steven and Dan talk about:

  • Robotics clubs in St. Clair County
  • First Robotics programs in St. Clair County
  • Robotics teams in high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools - FRC and FLL teams
  • Industry 4.0
  • Automation in manufacturing and how robotics programs teach kids the programming language of automation
  • Internships at manufacturing locations
  • CAD/CAM in robotics clubs
  • How robotics clubs build confidence in kids
  • Team building in robotics clubs
  • Robotics team competitions in Michigan
  • Dancing at robotics team competitions
  • How mentors, volunteers, and sponsors support robotics clubs
  • How corporate sponsors help robotics clubs
  • Cargill Salt, PTM Corporation, SMR, Magna

Learn more about Steve Tenniswood and his robotics team here:


Learn more about the EDA of St. Clair County here:


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About the Podcast

Our Shoreline - Your Horizon
Economic Development News from Dan Casey
Welcome to Our Shoreline, Your Horizon, a podcast by Dan Casey featuring business and economic development news from St. Clair County, MI. Stretch your horizons in the beautiful shoreline communities of St. Clair County, home to one of the nation's busiest international border crossings. Learn more at www.EDAscc.com