Credited
community group
100 Black
Men of Atlanta
and FTC as
the launch pad for her success,
starting at age 14
Recruited
female students to form an
all-girl FTC team; took on
leadership role as lead
programmer and captain
Accepted
into Georgia Tech; named a
Gates Millennium Scholar; mentors
FLL, FTC, and FRC teams
Team
Growth
inspiration
ata
glance
The Challenge »
Teams designed, programmed,
and drove robots robust
enough to push a bowling ball
uphill, yet sophisticated enough
to pick up racquetballs, place
them into crates, then stack
and lift the crates to
score points.
Accomplishments »
More than 20,000
participants on 2,100
teams from 13 countries;
eligible for over $10 million
in college scholarships
Competitions »
200 Qualifying and
Championship Tournaments;
FTC World Championship
in St. Louis
Noteworthy »
Now in its seventh season, FTC is
poised to impact more students than
ever, getting them excited about the
engineering process, 21st century work
skills, and STEM topics
Vivian Stepp
FTC Alumna; Sophomore, Georgia Tech
Vivian
Stepp
Grades 7-12
799
554
53
9
09
1,11
2010
1,606
2011
2,093
YEAR
Teams
2005
53
2005
13
2006
554
2007
799
2008
9 6
2009
1,111
2010
1,606
2011
2,093
YEAR
Teams
DEMO
PILOT
PILOT
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