Agenda Item #30
Merritt Island FIRST Robotics Team 801 - FIRST World Championship in St. Louis, Missouri
The Robotics Team is requesting permission to attend the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, Missouri, April 22-26, 2015. Approximately 12-18 students will be attending. The five adult chaperones are both male and female. One (1) chaperone is a current Brevard Public school employee, one (1) is a logistic specialist mentor from NDEP, one (1) is a project engineer manager mentor with Lockheed Martin, one (1) is a mechanical engineer mentor for Jacob Technologist and one (1) is a project manager mentor with Vencore. All chaperones are properly fingerprinted with the District. The team will travel by plane and will be staying at a FIRST authorized hotel closest to the event. Students will be either walking or taking public transportation from the hotel to the Edward Jones Dome. The trip will be funded by various fundraisers and business partner including Jacobs Technology, NDEP, Lockheed Martin, and Brevard Public Schools. There will be no cost to the District. Students will miss three school days.
Approve the request for the Merritt Island Robotics Team Horsepower to attend the FIRST Championship in St. Louis, Missouri on April 22-26, 2105.
Information - 1/20/2015
Consent after Information2/10/2015
Authority for Action
Procedures and Criteria for Field Trips
Involves Expenditure of Funds Directly in the Classroom
Source of Funding
Agenda Item will not Require the Expenditure of Funds
Ms. Mollie Vega, Principal, Merritt Island High, 454-1000
Dr. Kenneth Winn, Principal, Edgewood Junior Senior High, 454-1030
Dr. Laura Rhinehart, North Area Superintendent, 269-3826