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 fully functioning robot from scratch to compete at the PNW District Event.
FIRST Builds Academic Success in Science & Technology:
Offering almost $25 Million in college scholarships to team members.
88% of FRC alumni went on to college.
70% of FRC alumni reported an increased motivation to do well in school.
80% of schools reported FIRST involvement has led to the creation of new courses and/or integration of robotics instruction into existing classes.
Why is it unique?
A unique varsity Sport for the Mind™ designed to help high-school-aged students discover how interesting and rewarding the lives of engineers and scientists can be.
The game rules are a surprise every year.
It is a sport where participants interact with and learn from the pros.
Designing and building a robot is a fascinating real-world experience.
Competing brings participants as much excitement as conventional varsity sports.
Shockwave's Recent Achievements
2016 World Championship
Championship Tesla Division Quarterfinalist - Thank You to our Alliance Teams: 548 Robostangs, 2363 Triple Helix, and 1250 Gator-Bots.
Safety Pit Award
2016 PNW Championship
District Championship Quarterfinalist - Thank You to our Alliance: Teams 3393 Horns of Havoc and 955 CV Robotics.
Quality Award Award
2016 PNW Philomath District
District Semifinalist - Thank You to our Alliance: Teams 2990 Hotwire and 1432 Betal Metal.
Innovation in Control Award
2016 PNW Wilsonville District
District Winner - Thank You to our Alliance: Teams 1425 Error Code Xero and 3711 Iron Mustangs.
Industrial Design Award
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