Personal Narrative: My Experience At The Madison West Rocket Club

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When I was little I loved building things. I built complicated Rube Goldberg machines, Lego cities, and towering snow forts. However, I did not know that I wanted to go into a engineering field until my experience in the Madison West Rocket Club. The first time I ventured into the club’s disheveled basement, I did not know what to expect. Upon my entrance, I immediately got thrown onto a team of strangers and told the basics of rocketry. While overwhelmed at first, I slowly got accustomed to using power tools, recording flight data, and collaborating with my team. By the end of my first year, my small team of three people qualified for the national Team America Rocketry Challenge competition in Washington DC, where we placed 32nd out of more
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