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Mentors at the Red Stick Rumble

Our mentors spent August 25th and 26th volunteering at this year’s Red Stick Rumble located at Woodlawn High school. Sponsored by Dow Chemical, this event provides students with the opportunity to gain competition experience by allowing teams to practice with the robots they built for the past FIRST Robotics competition. Our mentors were responsible for queuing robotics… Continue reading Mentors at the Red Stick Rumble

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Mentor Spotlight: Julie Reinecke

This week we are spotlighting one of our newest Robotics Mentors, Julie Reinecke. Julie is a Baton Rouge native and is a Junior in Electrical Engineering. She enjoys running, hiking, and completing her own DIY projects. She is very interested in entrepreneurship and after graduating in 2 years, she plans on moving to another state and… Continue reading Mentor Spotlight: Julie Reinecke

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Robotics Mentors at Bayou Regional

FIRST includes a community of high schools that span the globe. In the FIRST regional competition that occurred in Kenner, Louisiana, (formally named the Bayou Regional) teams traveled from South Carolina, Mississippi, Missouri, Florida, Texas, and even Turkey and China in order to compete. There are many FIRST regional competitions that occur around the United… Continue reading Robotics Mentors at Bayou Regional


Robotics Updates in Baton Rouge

Written by: Krista Scafidel Recently, the Society of Peer Mentors had the opportunity to reach out into the community and share what we have been working on. Reaching out into the community is a way for us as engineering students to inspire the future generations of STEM graduates.  The amount of jobs in the STEM career field is constantly expanding, therefore… Continue reading Robotics Updates in Baton Rouge