What is FIRST?
FIRST® stands for:
Vision of FIRST®
transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology
are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and
technology heroes.“ ~Dean Kamen
embraces Dean Kamen’s vision. We are very passionate that any
individual, disability or not, is able to explore the worlds of science
and technology thus encouraging them to become our future scientists,
engineers and technologists.
Mission, Platform and Community
Team 2016 integrates FIRST® with the Deaf Community increasing
Awareness in Deaf Schools.
Also Team 2016 participates in several community outreach activities
that foster student development and serve the public.
Team 2016 is set up in a hierarchy of individuals. The head of the
team, the Team Captain, maintains order in the team, keeping an
effective system of communication between the technical and business
sides of the team.
Our team is composed of smaller subteams. Each subteam has a
specific task be it involving the robot itself, or the whole
Industry experts in specific fields of engineering and
business devote time to guiding and supporting students through
2016 Season Team 2016