Author Archives: Justine Schauer

Caterpillar and Joliet Junior College Action Challenge 2019 Champions Immaculate Conception Overall Winning Team
Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. After learning about fluid power and the Challenge scenario on Workshop Day in September, student teams spent several...

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Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. High school students recently came together at Disney to compete in the Fluid Power Action Challenge sponsored by the...

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MSOE Fluid Power Action Challenge Champions 2019
Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors. Support these efforts by making a donation. On November 11, 2019 Milwaukee School of Engineering (MSOE) hosted 26 student teams from Milwaukee-area schools to compete in...

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Leyden High School Students, NFPA and Triton College on Manufacturing Day 2019
Programs like the Fast Track to Fluid Power/FAMTEN and Student Career Connections are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.  On October 11, 2019, NFPA joined about 45 local high school students, including those from participating FAMTEN/Fast Track Leyden high...

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CAT & JJC FPAC 2019 Participants
Programs like the Fluid Power Action Challenge are made possible in part by the generous support of industry volunteers as well as NFPA Education and Technology Foundation and Pascal Society donors.    Caterpillar (CAT) is sponsoring its fifth annual and largest-yet Action Challenge event this year, hosted by Joliet Junior College (JJC). Twenty-five teams from ten schools are...

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Fluid Power Robotics Challenge
The NFPA recently opened applications for the fourth annual NFPA Robotics Challenge Scholarship. The $40,000 merit-based scholarship  ($10,000 per year for four years) will go to a high school senior who participates as part of a 2020 FIRST® Robotics or National Robotics League (NRL) Competition Team and uses fluid power in the competition robot. The scholarship...

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