Chairman’s• FIRST’s most prestigious award• Goal – Clearly articulate why Team 357 is a model for other teams to emulate and bests embody the purpose and goals of FIRST• What is involved: – Written award submission – Video
Woodie Flowers• Goals – Clearly articulate why one of our mentors demonstrates excellence in teaching science, math, and creative design – Explain how this mentor leads, inspires, and empowers others
Entrepreneurship (Business Plan)• Goals – Develop a comprehensive business plan that defines, manages, and achieves team objectives – Clearly articulate entrepreneurial enthusiasm and the vital business skills to ensure a self-sustaining program
Other Notable Regional Awards Competition Robot Team Other• Regional Winner • Engineering • Gracious • Industrial Safety• Regional Finalist Excellence Professionalism™ • FIRST Dean’s List• Coopertition™ • Excellence in • Team Spirit Finalist Design • Imagery Award• Judges’ Award • Creativity • Innovation in Control • Industrial Design • Quality • Engineering Inspiration
What You Will Learn• Use of still & video cameras• Video editing (Final Cut Pro)• Photo editing (Photoshop) Outputs include: Pit video, Chairman’s video,Banquet slideshow/video, various presentation videos
Why Are These Important?• “Not just about robots”• Learn about & be able to represent the team• Record of team accomplishments• Documentation• Skills acquired are applicable in school & beyond• Outputs have various uses – **Team promotion** – Marketing to potential sponsors – Inspire & spread the message of FIRST
Your Role• EVERYONE SHOULD CONTRIBUTE• Share what you’re doing with the sub-team• Take initiative!• Be creative! You don’t have to be an expert. We will teach you.