Stennis Kicks Off 2011 FIRST Robotics Season
Students visiting Stennis Space Center for the kick off of the 2011 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition season receive instructions and examine logo pieces they will use during the annual tournament. Thirty student teams from four states attended the Jan. 7 event, held in the StenniSphere auditorium.
Chris Collins (l to r), Andy Zhou and Rachel Holladay from Northshore High School in Slidell place FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) logo pieces during a Jan. 7 kickoff event for the 2011 FIRST Robotics Competition season. For the 2011 "Logo Motion" competition, student teams will build and operate robots designed to earn points by picking up and hanging logo pieces on vertical poles.