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Mastery Charter Students Win FIRST Tech Challenge City Robotics Championship

Philadelphia Tribune-
Tribune Staff Report

Students from Mastery Charter Shoemaker Campus recently won the FIRST Tech Challenge City Robotics Championship, according to the school. Members of the winning team, all seniors, were treated to a dress-down day at their school and are facing better prospects for college scholarships, said school principal Shariff El-Mekki. FIRST Tech Challenge is a robotics program for middle and high school students, who get to “experience the power, excitement and fun of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) with hands-on, minds-on activities,” states the program. The Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge program is led by the Pennsylvania FIRST Tech Challenge Affiliate Partner and operated by the Pennsylvania FIRST Robotics organization. — Submitted photo