The Mecha-Maniacs Robotics Team, established in December 2011, aims
to organize a group of young leaders who will build a foundation to help students develop engineering, business, and computer skills around the FIRST Robotics Program in Morgan County,
FIRST is not just about building a robot to compete. At the regional competition the judges look for a number of other activities such as:
The mission of FIRST is to inspire young people
to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills that inspire innovation, and that foster
well-rounded life capabilities including self-confidence, communication, and leadership.