FIRST Tech Challenge

Middle Schoolers Prepare for Lunar Landings at Jackson Robotics Event

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by Nikos Frazier | nfrazier@mlive.com

SUMMIT TWP., MI -- The 30th season of the FIRST Tech Challenge has been announced and Jackson County middle schoolers were at Jackson College on Saturday to brainstorm and strategize.

Focusing on the upcoming 50th anniversary of the lunar landing, this year's challenge is a "Rover Ruckus."

Qualcomm Expands its Role with FIRST. New FIRST Tech Challenge Game Announced. [Video]

By Brittany Haile - Associate Coordinator
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Watching the youth participants at a recent FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) event, I cannot help but feel inspired. The girls and boys, ranging in age from 6-18, are all smiles, whether they are listening intently to Qualcomm volunteer mentors or skillfully maneuvering robots of all sizes inside their respective arenas.

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