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Mount Vernon Roborams

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FIRST was founded in 1989 by Dean Kamen, creator of the Segway. FIRST is an international youth organization that’s mission is to inspire young people to become science and technology leaders. This organization hosts events all over the world for their programs such as the First Robotics Competition, First Tech Challenge, First Lego League, and the Junior First Lego League. The First Robotics Competition is by far the largest of the four programs; with the championships holding team challenges all over the world.

The Mount Vernon Roborams are the team that was started in Mount Vernon by co-operative efforts in 2011. Since then the team has grown from just four members to eighteen members, have gone to three regional competitions, and have made three robots, all in the span of a six week build season each year. The team has grown immensely since our humble beginnings, and would hope to continue growing well into the future.

This year team  our team  placed 17thout of  44 teams in the regional event  in St. Louis., Mo on 3-14-14.

We are all making plans to  attend the World Championships on April the 25 +26 in St. Louis in which thousands of teams from  around the world will compete agian this year.

Steve Odle
Sponsor, RoboRams
First team # 4187