Montgomery Public Faculties will obtain a $78,800 grant to develop robotics applications in any respect eight excessive faculties.
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama supplied the grant, after teaming up with Auburn College’s Southeastern Heart of Robotics Schooling to start out the Hyundai Initiative for Robotics Excellence. The partnership’s purpose is to determine center faculty robotics groups at public Montgomery faculties.
This initiative will present gear, coaching and help for highschool robotics.
“Center faculty college students concerned within the HIRE initiative this 12 months have realized so many abilities from this expertise — teamwork, essential considering abilities, drawback fixing, written and verbal communication, and rather more,” stated Mary Lou Ewald, director of STEM outreach applications for Auburn College’s School of Sciences and Arithmetic in an announcement. “It’s not about instructing robotics, it’s about utilizing robots to show.”
Jemma Stephenson is the kids and training reporter for the Montgomery Advertiser. She might be reached at [email protected] or 334-261-1569.
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