FOR INSPIRATION AND RECOGNITION OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY - FIRST
FIRST is a robotics lab course that teams professionals and students in order to solve engineering design problems in an intense and competitive environment. Students are responsible for the design and constrution of a robot which will complete specific tasks in a competitive setting. The competitions, held at both the regional and national levels, show students that technological disciplines hold countless, exciting opportunities for their futures.
a fascinating, professional, real-world experience
FIRST students attend Spring Regional Competitions in Houston, Atlanta, St. Louis, Denver and New Orleans.
Scholarship opportunities available at www.usfirst.org
The FIRST Robotics lab reinforces the importance of education and careers in science, technology, engineering and math. In addition to enjoying a unique learning opportunity, participants in this class are also eligible to apply for a variety of scholarships through the program. FIRST is offered to students in grades 9-12. Students may enter this program on a curriculum transfer.
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FIRST Robotics @ Southwood