GREENVILLE, Texas, Dec. 8, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- At the high-flying 2021 Bell Vertical Robotics Competition Earthquake Search & Rescue Challenge Championship, nine high school teams from around the country competed with their drones, with three teams recognized as champions at the event, hosted at Bell headquarters. Two teams from Texas and one team from Michigan received top honors. The Robowranglers from Greenville High […]
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The REC Foundation is proud to celebrate Native American Heritage Month by highlighting indigenous people in STEM. With the help of our partners at the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, we gathered stories for our series that I hope will inspire you and our teams. We are so grateful for the diverse people that make up our robotics community and we work hard to make STEM accessible and inclusive to everyone.
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This June, the REC Foundation worked with the Student Association for STEM Advocacy to help students use their voices to promote access to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math programs for all students. Fourteen high schools and organizations joined training sessions and met with local, state, and national legislators.   Participating schools and organizations include Harvey School, […]
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Second year grant will offer thousands of Texas students access to robotics GREENVILLE, Texas, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation announced today that it is partnering with the Texas Workforce Commission's Texas Youth Robotics Initiative to expand access of competitive robotics to rural and Title 1 high school students for the 2021/2022 academic year throughout […]
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We are proud to announce the winners for our final round of our 2020-2021 Season Online Challenges! Great job to all the students who participated this season.
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With funding from the Texas Workforce Commission’s (TWC) Youth Robotics Initiative, the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation and TSD’s Statewide Outreach Center (SOC) have joined forces to bring competitive robotics to Texas students, including those who are deaf or hard of hearing and who have not had the opportunity to participate or compete in robotics before. Build & Play gives these newcomers the opportunity to learn the basics of building a VEX Robotics robot, how to program it and test it out in a competitive setting.
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Greenville, TX – June 10, 2021: The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit, and VEX Robotics hosted a first-of-its-kind global student competition, the Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship on May 17-29, 2021, that showcased the incredible talent and skills of student competitors. With 12,693 participants, this revolutionary event was recognized by […]
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*Teams with an asterisk listed with their name qualify for VEX Worlds 2022. VEX Robotics Competition Middle School Division (LRT) VRC World Champions - Middle School Overall Champions Team 315T* Paradigm from California, United States Team 16868A* Checkmate from Ontario, Canada VRC Tournament Champions - Middle School Divisional Champions Science Division Team 3333W* Power of […]
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The Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit and VEX Robotics, is back to showcase the incredible talent and skill of a range of student competitors by hosting the first-ever Live Remote VEX Robotics World Championship May 17-29, 2021. Leveraging the REC Foundation's Live Remote Tournament interface, teams from around the world will […]
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Lisa Schultz is the Director of Regional Operations at the Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation. She applies her previous career experiences as a mechanical engineer and high school science and robotics teacher to provide educators and students with opportunities to develop their STEM skills through competitive robotics. Her passion is providing pathways and reducing […]
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