Academy Director:Frederic C. Urquhart, Jr.

UHS Robotics and Simulation Academy Ambassador: Kayla V. Hollis
Ambassador in training: Katelyn N. Roebuck
Ambassador Alumni: Emily Sabi

12th grade students enrolled in AP courses - 4
12th grade students enrolled in Dual Enrollment/College courses - 3
11th grade students enrolled in AP courses - 5
11th grade students enrolled in Dual Enrollment/College courses - 5
10th grade students enrolled in AP courses - 3
10th grade students enrolled in Dual Enrollment/College courses - 3

Academy Teacher Team & Schedule:

Teacher's NameFred Urquhart
Course(s) TaughtFoundations of Robotics
Period Taught2,4,6
Fred Urquhart
Robotic Design
Fred Urquhart
Robotic Systems
Fred Urquhart
Robotics Capstone

*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.



Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum / Projects
I have an integrated Foundations of Robotics/Freshmen Geometry lesson.

Curriculum In Action:


Academy students demonstrating their robot and interacting with the Orange City Halloween Block Party community. Young man is driving the small robot with a students android phone. October 24.

10-1-15, VMA Showcase at ERAU ICI Center.
10-7-15, UHS Parade down 17/92 in Orange City.
Curriculum In Action:

Academy students engaged in a display and presentation at Barnes and Noble in Daytona. November 7, 2015.
Standard 2: Career Focus
Competition team presenting at Roboticon Oct. 10 & 11, 2015 Univ. of Tampa.

10-3-15 Panther Prowl robotics competition at Florida Institute of Technology in Melbourne, FL.
Standard 3: Program of Study
Pages 73 and 74.
Standard 4: Advisory Committee
Jayne Fifer-President/CEO VMA, Brian Rose-Sparton-Electronics-Team Dad/Computer Programming and Electronics/Engineering mentor/Mini Urban Challenge Assistant Coach/Mentor,Tammy Hollis-Team Mom/Ambassador mentor/Competitions Chaperone/ Mini Urban Challenge Assistant Coach, UHS STEM Academy's Advisory Committee meeting scheduled Mar. 16, 2016 at UHS.

Standard 5: Enrollment

Standard 6: Pure Schedule

Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration
STEM Academy Directors PLC meets every Monday first half of lunch.
Standard 8: Staff Development
Sep. 24, 2015 Academy Awards, Sanborn Ctr.(Not qualified nor considered) Oct.16,2015 , Nov. 17, 2015, Jan. 28, 2016, Mar. 8, 2016 Academy Directors meetings.
Standard 9: Articulation
9-10-15, UHS Open House, Sep. 16, 2015 UCF/STEM/Robotics Planning Meeting at UHS, 12-10-15 HS Academy Showcase at the Volusia County Fairgrounds
Standard 10: Workbased Learning
Gave a one hour seminar to 16 teachers on using robotics curriculum in high school.
Standard 11: Capstone Project
Robotics Academy golf cart. Capstone Students design, build and install systems to automate operations and send the unmanned cart out on autonomous missions.

Standard 12: Marketing
Academy shirts with embroidery.

UHS Open House 9/10/15, Orange City Block Party 10/24/15, HS Showcase 12/10/15, UHS Sneak Peek night for 8th graders 1/26/16, UHS STEM Academies Annual Banquet 5/10/16, UHS STEM Academies Field Day 6/7/16.
STEM Medallions for grads to wear during graduation ceremonies.
STEM T-shirt in addition to the Robotics Academy shirt modeled above.
Final Evaluation:
No Level Met