Since the robotics club won the Southern Ghana Championships, a new kind of cool is operating within the walls of the academy. Now that the STEM program has been ignited, not just with the generous support of our STEM partners, Tullow and Lego, but with the latest poster boys and girls that make up the robotics club, the chance of producing engineers and scientists has just got that much more likely.

Now, the classroom that is filled with laughter and competitive concentration, filled with students who shouldn’t even be in that room, is the ICT room, and it’s not because of the computers or the internet. It’s because the school as a whole, has the desire to be able to operate a robot.

Crowds form around one of the 11 members of the club, eyes staring, grins blazing, the robot under inspection by dozens of eager minds. The snack bell rings, but no one can hear it, no one is hungry for food, just for knowledge. There is a new first eleven at Right to dream, and they’re focused on robots, not footballs…