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FIRST Robotics Competition Team 423 was founded in 2006, combining teams from Cheltenham High School, Springfield High School (rookie year 2000), and Eastern Technical Institute. Over time, Eastern and Springfield have moved on to form their own teams in other robotics programs, and now the team solely represents Cheltenham High School. The team has ranged in size over the years, from more than thirty students to less than ten at times. We are currently looking at a team of approximately 20 students for the 2017 season. There are approximately seven adult mentors on the team; they are parents of students both current and graduated, teachers at CHS, and engineers who graciously volunteer their time.
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About First

FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is an organization that uses a sports-like competition atmosphere to entice young people to study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics).

Dean Kamen is an inventor, entrepreneur, and tireless advocate for science and technology. His passion and determination to help young people discover the excitement and rewards of science and technology are the cornerstones of FIRST. ‚Äč FIRST was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.

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