Microsoft FIRST Robotics Israel 2008

April 6th, 2008


“Aviv”High School from Ra’anana, won the Microsoft Israel FIRST Robotics 2008, and they are going Atlanta to the national FIRST competition.

As part of GarageGeeks community activities, GarageGeeks members, Eyal Hershko, Tal Chalozin and Didi Vardi contributed and helped to “Reshit” and “Aviv” high-schools.
“Reshit” high school from “shechonat Ha’tikva”, Tel aviv, won the first place with 2 other robot in robot performance.
“Aviv” high school, won the chairman for robot preformance and contribution to comunity.

The FIRST competition takes place each year and is designed to encourage the younger generation to study science and technology. The FIRST ISRAEL Organization is supported by Microsoft Israel.

FIRST stands for : For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology

The FIRST Robotics Competition is one of the premier competitions of its kind in the world, having grown to more than 1,500 teams and 37,000 students from Brazil, Chile, Israel, Canada, Mexico, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and every state in the U.S., competing at 41 regional events to vie for a chance to win it all in Atlanta.

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Building Technological Leadership in Raanana

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