2017-2018 MYSTEM ACADEMY NEWS
FIRST LEGO LEAGUE
MySTEM Academy First lego League Team, the Animatronics, won the Champion's Award at the January 7th Western PA regional championship. They participated in the World Festival in St. Louis in April 2017, where over 100 teams around the world celebrated STEM and robotics. Animatronics members are: Felipe Bergerman and Owen Prem (Ingomar Middle), Ethen Oh (Hampton Middle), Nate Sirlin (Colfax K-8), and Kush Bandi (Winchester Thurston). Learn more here.
Near Earth Autonomy
MySTEM Academy's founder's robotics company, Near Earth Autonomy, has just landed a Series A investment from The Boeing Company! According to Near Earth's CEO, Sanjiv Singh, "This is an exciting
opportunity for Near Earth. The Boeing HorizonX investment will accelerate the development of robust products and enable access to a broader portfolio of applications for aerial autonomy."
Learn more here.
FIRST LEGO League Jr.
2018 Exposition in Pittsburgh
The founders of MySTEM Academy, Maria Yamanaka and Marcel Bergerman, are supporting BrainSTEM Learning's initiative to bring to Western PA, for the first time ever, an FLL Jr. Expo!
In 2017-2018 over 40,000 kids ages 6-10 will immerse into the AQUA Adventure challenge to learn about water journey and to build and program a Lego Model. Our team, the Raptor Bots, selected to study the water journey in agriculture. To learn more, visit their Facebook Page.