Author: Callen Zind

March 2018 -- Five local high school robotics teams earned slots at the international FIRST Championships, April 18-21 in Houston, during the FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition new Heartland Regional on March 10-11 at the Metropolitan Community College-Business & Technology Campus. Attended by...

February 2018 -- Despite damp weather and a 'State of Emergency' declared by the Governor, 48 teams from Kansas and Missouri met on Saturday, Feb. 24, for the FIRST Tech Challenge Missouri State Championship in Rolla, Mo. The Kansas City area was well represented with...

Kansas City, Mo. (January 20, 2018)--Green Hole, a neighborhood team from Lawrence, Kan., took home the top honors from the FIRST® LEGO® League (FLL) Regional Championship at Metropolitan Community College’s Business & Technology Campus on Saturday, Jan. 20. The competition included more than 400 students in...

When Sarah Soriano started her freshman year at Mill Valley High School she was extremely quiet and a bit reticent to speak her mind. That was before she met Bullwinkle, FRC Team 1810's moose-headed robot, which drew her into the team's booth at freshman orientation and...

KC STEM Alliance provides the FIRST Robotics tournament experience to over 3,000 kindergarten-12th grade students in the Kansas City area, which requires a small army of volunteers! Four programs make up FIRST in Kansas City and the volunteer roles are many and diverse. To sign up...

Meet Ruby Rios, one of KC STEM Alliance's youngest volunteers! Back when she was wrapping up fifth grade, Ruby's dad pushed her to try one of the early app development camps offered in Kansas City. The next thing she knew she had taken every coding camp...