Rapid City Area's only FIRST Robotics Competition Team
Team Mission Statement:
"To provide an inspiring environment that fosters growth and appeciation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields and business management through a strong relationship between mentors, students and sponsors."
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.
FIRST is More Than Robots. FIRST participation is proven to encourage students to pursue education and careers in STEM-related fields, inspire them to become leaders and innovators, and enhance their 21 st century work-life skills.
Rapid Acceleration is proud to be a part of the FIRST program.