Mountlake Terrace Robotics

Mountlake​ ​Terrace​ Robotics​ Club ​Hosts​ ​Statewide​ ​Robotics​ ​Kickoff​ ​Event on Jan. 6
Posted on 01/04/2018

Mountlake​ ​Terrace​ ​High​ ​School​ ​Robotics Club​ ​will​ ​be​ ​hosting​ ​the​ ​Washington​ ​​FIRST​​​ Robotics​ ​kickoff​ ​event​ ​at​ ​Mountlake​ ​Terrace High​ ​School​ ​​on Saturday,​ ​Jan.​ ​6.​ ​MTHS​ ​is​ ​one​ ​of​ ​only​ ​three​ ​Washington​ ​state​ ​schools hosting​ ​one​ ​of​ ​the​ ​biggest​ ​STEM​ ​events​ ​in​ ​the​ ​world.


When:

Jan. 6, 7 a.m. kickoff.


Where:

Mountlake Terrace High School, 21801 44th Ave West, Mountlake Terrace, 98043. Parking​ ​for​ ​this​ ​free​ ​and family-friendly​ ​event​ ​is​ ​available​ ​on site.​


The​ ​kickoff​ ​event starts​ ​the​ ​FIRST ​​Robotics​ ​Competition​​ ​build​ ​season​ ​–​ ​six​ ​weeks​ ​of​ ​intense programming​ ​and​ ​building​ ​of​ ​a​ ​robot​ ​that​ ​competes​ ​in​ ​March​ ​and​ ​April​ ​at​ ​district,​ ​regional​ ​and international​ ​levels.


FIRST (​For​ ​Inspiration​ ​and​ ​Recognition​ ​of​ ​Science​ ​and​ ​Technology), ​was​ ​started​ ​by Segway ​founder​ ​Dean​ ​Kamen​ ​with​ ​the​ ​intention​ ​to​ ​inspire​ ​young​ ​people​ ​to​ ​be​ ​innovators​ ​and leaders​ ​in​ ​science​ ​and​ ​technology​ ​fields.​ ​​FIRST​​ ​does​ ​this​ ​via​ ​mentorships​ ​and​ ​programs,​ ​like​ ​the FIRST ​​Robotics​ ​Competition, which​ ​is​ ​comprised​ ​of​ ​almost​ ​4,000​ ​teams​ ​and​ ​over​ ​90,000 students​ ​and​ ​adult​ ​mentors​ ​worldwide.  


Mountlake​ ​Terrace​ ​High​ ​School​ ​Robotics​ ​is​ ​part​ ​of​ ​Washington​​​ FIRST​ ​​Robotics​, ​a statewide​ ​non​​profit​ ​that​ ​inspires​ ​all​ ​young​ ​people​ ​ages​ ​6-18​ ​to​ ​be​ ​science​ ​and​ ​technology​ ​leaders, by​ ​engaging​ ​them​ ​in​ ​exciting​ ​mentor-based​ ​​FIRST ​programs​ ​that​ ​build​ ​science,​ ​engineering​ ​and  technology​ ​skills,​ ​that​ ​inspire​ ​innovation,​ ​and​ ​foster​ ​well-rounded​ ​life​ ​capabilities​ ​including self-confidence,​ ​communication,​ ​and​ ​leadership.​

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