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Harding Academy’s Robotics program is focused on strengthening and refining skills not only in the engineering fields but public speaking, marketing, research and development. The program will be participating in FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), founded by Dean Kamen in 1989. Dean Kamen’s vision as stated on his website is, “To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.” FRC (FIRST® Robotics Competition) is for students in grades 9 th -12 th . Brian Jones is the Coach of the team as well as a Harding Academy Math and Physics teacher. FIRST® is an international competition that combines all 50 states and numerous countries and provinces from all over the world. This is an experience of a lifetime and a challenging program.