Articles & Publicity



Article about the JonApp on Source America 2018

An article from Source America that explaines the app and how it works, and its impact.

Article about the JuiceBox on NewsLinks 2017

An article explaining the JuiceBox in detail and featuring members of the InvenTeam, also complementing them on their success in the Lexus Eco Challenge.

JuiceBox featured in Willamette Week 2017

A short article on the JuiceBox is mentioned in Willamette Week. They feature some InvenTeam members and the recent success in the Lexus Eco Challenge.

The Oregonian on the JuiceBox 2017

The Oregonian writes an article featuring the JuiceBox, interviewing four InvenTeam members and highlighting the importance of the JuiceBox in Hazelnut Grove.

Coverage of JuiceBox on TV (KGW News) 2017

KGW News mentioned JuiceBox in an online article and live TV segment, featuring robotics and InvenTeam members in an inquisitive light.

Critical Acclaim of BunnyBots in Corvallis News 2017

The Crescent Valley High School robotics team mentions BunnyBots as a preparation for the build season and as practice for the new members of their team.

Team Quantum Heads to World Championship 2015

Team Quantum, one of our FLL teams, qualified for the World Festival at the Oregon State Championship! Quantum was coached by Jacob Bendicksen '16, our co-captain and outreach and marketing manager.


Letter of Congratulations from a Portland City Commissioner 2013

Portland City Commissioner, Amanda Fritz, sent us this letter congratulating us on the InvenTeam grant we received from the Lemelson-MIT Inventeams initiative. 


Catlin Gabel school team gets $10,000 for ScumBot project 2013

We received a $10,000 grant from the Lemelson-MIT InvenTeams initiative to build an invention, and we settled on the ScumBot.


KGW Features Us in Early-Morning News Bite with Drew Carney 2012

We presented at the OMSI Mini Maker Faire, an event designed to get kids into engineering. KGW featured us with Drew Carney, one of their reporters. We got to show off our robot to a lot of people, and it was a big success. (Video)


Catlin Gabel Student Revives an Old Friend of TVF&R 2012

Anne Gilleland, a senior on the Flaming Chickens, restored a robot that Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue uses to teach kids about fire safety. 

"Flaming Chickens" Seniors Win Top Honors at International Science and Engineering Fair; Head to Harvard, MIT with Winnings  2010

Two was the lucky number for Yale Fan and Kevin Ellis, FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) Team 1540 members who won the "Intel Foundation Young Scientist Award," presented each year to two of the top three individual projects at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair held this spring in San Jose, CA. 


Girls robotics tourney a great success  2010

Thousands of girls around the world participate in FIRST robotics undefined but mostly in the marketing, spirit, and outreach areas of their robotics team.In response to this gender gap, Catlin Gabel’s “Flaming Chickens” robotics team hosted the first annual Girl’s Generation robotics competition at Catlin Gabel.