FIRST Robotics Competition®
1111 Power Hawks
The Power Hawks FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) team 1111 is comprised of about 30 high school students. The team, in collaboration with and oversight of mentors, spend 6 weeks to design and build a robot that weigh up to 120 pounds for competition. The team has a student executive leadership and various departments that cover design, controls, fabrication, finance, public relations and events. Over the course of our robotics season, members acquire skills applicable to the engineering process and business world through hands-on experiences on our build and business branches of the team. These skills are recognized and highly regarded in the STEM, engineering, and business fields.
The video below is the game reveal for the 2021-2022 build and competition season.
FIRST LEGO League®
The Power Hawks team along with the Power Hawks Robotics Club, Inc. provides financial and mentorship support to several FIRST LEGO League (FLL) teams in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia area. The teams consist of up to 10 elementary and middle school students in grades 4 to 8. During the robotics season, teams research and develop solutions to a themed real-world problem. Also, the teams design and build a robot using the LEGO MINDSTORMS system. Teams present their solutions and participate in robot games during multi-level competitions. Students develop many skills that included, critical thinking, creativity, presentation, teamwork, design and programming.
FIRST LEGO League Jr.®
The Power Hawks team along with Power Hawks Robotics Club, Inc. provides financial support and mentorship to several FIRST LEGO League Jr. (FLL Jr.) teams in the Maryland area. These teams are comprised of kids ranging in age of 6 to 10 years old. They are introduced to STEM concepts by using LEGO Education WeDo kits to build models. The kids develop skills in research, critical thinking and creativity.