Re: [robotrobot] FIRST Robotics team in Temecula recruiting mentors

From: Thomas M.
Sent on: Friday, January 11, 2013 12:09 AM

You might get better response if you came to a few meetings and talked about your FIRST group. By the way. We have another member who does FIRST too. 


Like robots?



On Jan 10, 2013, at 6:49 PM, Wing Choi <[address removed]> wrote:

> Hi  Everyone,
> I help mentor a FIRST Robotics team at a local high school here in
> Temecula (we have 3 FRC teams just in our local area).
> If you are not familiar with the FIRST FRC teams, it's a US-based
> world wide volunteer organization started by Dean Kamen (the inventor
> of the Segway).
> We partner up local industry (engineers, business, graphic artists,
> etc.) with a local high school team of students who are interested in
> studying in technology (STEM) in the future.
> Over 2500 high school teams compete world-wide each year culminating
> in an annual Championship event in April.   The students (and their
> mentors) have to learn a new game each year, then design, build, test,
> and field a new robot within 6 weeks time.
> Check out this year's game - Ultimate Ascent:
> We just had our kick-off and we are recruiting mentors to help working
> with our students.  Our team's students are also learning to run to
> their team as a business (fund-raising, grants, etc.) and also to lead
> their own team as well.   We are always learning, performing outreach,
> recruiting more mentors, and recruiting more sponsors.
> Let me know if anyone are interested.
> Regards,
> Wing Choi
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