FIRST Robotics and MCC in the News

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Last week, March 14 and 15, MCC-Business & Technology hosted the Greater Kansas City Region FIRST Robotics Competition.  More than 2,000 team members, mentors, parents, judges and volunteers attended.

Check out some of the media coverage below:

See pictures of the competition in this KC Star photo gallery.

Read about the process of designing and building a robot in just six weeks in this KC Star article that features FIRST Robotics co-founder, Dr. Woodie Flowers.

Six FIRST teams will advance to world competition in St. Louis.  The overall winner, Team UpNext, is a group of home school students that design and build their robot at MCC-BT campus. Read about the winners in this KC Star article.

Hear a KCUR interview with FIRST co-founder, Dr. Woodie Flowers, and MCC-Longview student, Malcolm Strickland. They discuss the importance and benefit of exploring STEM concepts in a group setting.

See many pictures of the competition on our Facebook page, facebook.com/mccbtc.