Through the organization of FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), students from Glencoe Robotics Team, Shockwave, work side by side with mentors to design and build a 120 pound fully functioning robot from scratch to compete at the PNW District Event.
FRC is a unique varsity Sport for the Mind™ designed to help high school students discover how interesting and rewarding the lives of engineers and scientists can be, in a creative and healthy environment.
Shockwave's Mission and Team
Located in Hillsboro Oregon, Shockwave's mission is to promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) in the Hillsboro community. Shockwave teaches a diverse group of high school students about practices in engineering and business through competitive robotics. Working with industry engineers, our students cultivate both hard and soft skills to prepare them for a future in any career. Students who participate in Shockwave learn many skills that last a lifetime.