history of Team 708
FRC Team 708 establishes a welcoming environment where team members foster lifelong skills through active learning, friendship, responsibility, and networking. By helping the community, the team will create a culture to lead by example. Through team collaboration, a supportive, light-hearted family atmosphere is sustained and pride is felt for accomplishments, while building lasting memories.
In 2008, Team 708 gained support from both the Hatboro-Horsham and Upper Moreland Educational Foundations. Eric Zygmont took over as the lead mentor of the team after going through
After the first six seasons of only attending one regional, this was the first year that the team attended two - the Philadelphia Regional and the New Jersey Regional. The New Jersey Regional was also the first time that the team made it to playoffs.
The team grew under the sponsorship on Immunicon and fused resources with the Upper Moreland School District. This lead to a rebranding of the team, becoming Hardwired Fusion to better represent the joining of the two school districts .
Team 708 was formed in partnership with the Hatboro-Horsham School District and Motorola under the name Hardwired Hatters.