bentonbotBenton Middle School Robotics Team
VRC Team 1231

Home of the BentonBots

The 42 students on 7 teams at Benton Middle School have been working hard all year to compete in this year’s challenge, VEX Starstruck!

Benton Robotics Team 2016-2017

Our Upcoming Events:
January 21st – VEX Middle School Qualifier @ Metz MS
January 28th – Patriot HS Regional Starstuck Middle School Division
Come out and cheer us on!

Congratulations Eleanor Sigrest!

Eleanor Sigrest a member of 1231A The AstroBotz won the $25,000 Samueli Foundation Prize in the Broadcom Masters Competition, for her STEM knowledge and ability to collaborate, inspire and motivate others as a natural leader during the rigorous week long competition. Her project: Rockets and Nozzles, and Thrusts, Oh My was inspired by the SpaceX explosion, Eleanor experimented with cold gas rocket nozzles to contribute to the engineering knowledge on the subject.

Read more about her incredible accomplishment

NBC Washington
Society for Science

VEX Worlds 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 VEX Worlds Teams 1231A and 1231D
for their outstanding performances!

1231A won the Design Award and 1231D won the Judges award!!


Benton Middle School

Prince William County Schools
Manassas, VA