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FIRST Robotics - Wildkat Robotiks

Willis ISD is in the process of starting the FIRST Robotics Programs on several campuses.  
 
During the 2016-17 season, students participated in FIRST Lego League Jr. 
 
For 2017-2018, we have expanded to include a FIRST Tech Challenge Team at Willis High School.
 
We are looking forward to expanding the robotics program throughout the district at all levels in the near future.
 
If you have any questions, please contact one of the staff under the staff link.
 
Check back again soon for updates.
 
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Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @WildkatRobotiks
 
If you have any questions, please email us at WildkatRobotiks@willisisd.org
Amy Rogers - District Advanced Academics Coordinator
Jason Merik - District Science Coordinator
  
Visit www.firstinspires.org for more information on each of the FIRST Robotics programs.
 
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Wildkat Robotiks would like to thank the following entities for supporting us financially through grants, and donations.
FIRST Robotics Program Sponsors:
  • Willis ISD Education Foundation (financial sponsor to fund the expansion of the Wildkat Robotiks FIRST Robotics program on all Willis campuses through the purchase of necessary technology to run robotics software; programs effected include: FIRST LEGO League Jr., FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and in the future, FIRST Robotics Challenge)
FIRST Lego League Jr (FLL Jr.) Sponsors:
  • LEGO Foundation Grant (financial sponsor for LEGO WeDo kits, LEGO building materials, 10 Chrome Books, and team registration costs for year 1 of a three-year grant)
  • Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District (financial sponsor for FLL Jr. teams, as well as providing groundwater conservation education relating to the FLL Jr. Aqua Adventure project)
FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Sponsors:
  • DEKA Research & Development (part sponsor of our FTC team grant that went toward team registration, control and electronics sets purchases)
  • QUALCOMM (part sponsor of our FTC team grant that went toward team registration, control and electronics sets purchases)
  • Texas Workforce Commission via FIRST in Texas (sponsor of League Competition Registration fees)
  • Willis ISD CTE Department (sponsor of Rev Robotics Kits purchases)
  • The Rogers, Merik, and Weaver Families (miscellaneous supplies, tools, snacks)
  • SkyZone Spring North (foam cubes)
  • FLIPS Gymnastics (foam cubes)
  • FASTSIGNS Conroe (sponsored a banner for Wildkat Robotiks to showcase in the team's pit area)