About FIRST

 

“To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.”

Dean Kamen, Founder

 

The FIRST Robotics program has been around for 23 years, providing students with a means of using their knowledge and strategic skills. It is a competition to build each student in the fields of science, engineering, and technology. It’s a group of kids working towards one goal, but that goal obtains a myriad of results. The mission of FIRST stretches past just building a robot for matches. It’s about a culture that science and technology can inspire. Engineering, mathematics, all the academics behind the game: it’s creating a culture of young individuals who recognize the joy of innovation and creation. As a team of the FRC, the Mad Rockers strive to spread this culture and enthusiasm to their community and more importantly the future leaders.