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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.



Jan. 6, 7 a.m. kickoff.



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 nonprofit 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.