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  1. FIRST Team - TigerBots - Met the Challenge in 2021

    FIRST Team - TigerBots - Met the Challenge in 2021
    It’s time to be inspired! Don’t miss this chance to learn about this FIRST Robotics Challenge high school team and how these students - our future leaders! - not only competed in a STEM challenge, but did so while dealing with the multiple challenges of COVID.
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  2. FIRST Team - Boba Bots - Met the Challenge in 2021

    FIRST Team - Boba Bots - Met the Challenge in 2021
    It’s time to be inspired! Don’t miss this chance to learn about this FIRST Robotics Challenge high school team and how these students - our future leaders! - not only competed in a STEM challenge but did so while dealing with the multiple challenges of COVID.
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  3. FIRST Team - Project 212 - Met the Challenge in 2021

    FIRST Team - Project 212 - Met the Challenge in 2021
    It’s time to be inspired! Don’t miss this chance to learn about this FIRST Robotics Challenge high school team and how these students - our future leaders! - not only competed in a STEM challenge, but did so while dealing with the multiple challenges of COVID.
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  4. FIRST Team - MVRT - Met the Challenge in 2021

    FIRST Team - MVRT - Met the Challenge in 2021
    It’s time to be inspired! Don’t miss this chance to learn about this FIRST Robotics Challenge high school team and how these students - our future leaders! - not only competed in a STEM challenge, but did so while dealing with the multiple challenges of COVID.
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  5. Putting Innovation and Student Success at the Top of our Wish List

    Putting Innovation and Student Success at the Top of our Wish List
    Hopefully, all your shopping is complete for 2020, but let us give you a head start on that holiday wish list for next year: Consider a vibrating pillow designed to give you a better night sleep for a more productive day in front of the computer. While it isn’t actually in production (yet!) this was the winning idea submitted by Ramzi Latreche, a senior at Ygnacio Valley High School in California, for the inaugural Wisecarver Innovation Award student design contest.
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  6. Top 10 Photos from MFGDay19 AKA “Disneyland of Manufacturing”

    Top 10 Photos from MFGDay19 AKA “Disneyland of Manufacturing”
    At Bishop-Wisecarver, we LOVE celebrating MFGDay! Our team looks forward to it each year and spends months planning new ways to showcase what we do as a motion solutions provider, as well as the opportunities of a manufacturing career. This year was one of our largest events to date. So large in fact, that we ended up hosting two days of events at our facility to accommodate everyone interested and ensure they received a personalized, meaningful experience.
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  7. Creators Wanted: NAM 2019 State of Manufacturing Tour Includes Bishop-Wisecarver & Local High School

    Creators Wanted: NAM 2019 State of Manufacturing Tour Includes Bishop-Wisecarver & Local High School
    “Manufacturers in America are part of the solution to nearly all of our pressing global challenges.”
    ~Jay Timmons, President & CEO of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM)

    This quote is heard in the NAM State of Manufacturing Tour 2019 video highlighting their Creators Wanted campaign and on-site discussions and visits earlier this year with manufacturers, teachers, students, government officials and business leaders from eight states. Bishop-Wisecarver was one of the sites for this year’s visit to California and Pamela Kan, Bishop-Wisecarver President, hosted a roundtable discussion.
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  8. Take Five with The TigerBots – FIRST Tech Challenge Team #7593

    Take Five with The TigerBots – FIRST Tech Challenge Team #7593
    The FIRST robotics challenge kicked off internationally in January and the excitement is still intense! As we enter our 12th year of sponsoring FIRST Robotics teams, we love seeing the students learn new skills and succeed in unexpected challenges. And when teams make it to the championships – that’s a bonus! Congrats to the all-female TigerBots of Notre Dame High School in Belmont, Calif. who made it to the world championships in 2018!
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  9. Bishop-Wisecarver Hosts Manufacturing Day 2018

    Bishop-Wisecarver Hosts Manufacturing Day 2018
    Discussing the myths vs realities of manufacturing is a priority for Bishop-Wisecarver as we know once students better understand the truths of this industry, more of them will choose this career path. From mentoring girls interested in STEM careers to sponsoring robotics groups, the Bishop-Wisecarver team is active in showing the modern, high tech opportunities in manufacturing.
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  10. Power-Up from The Fembots!

    Power-Up! This was the theme of the 2017-18 First Robotics Competition and focused on two alliances of video game characters and their human operators who are trapped in an arcade game. Both alliances are working to defeat the boss in order to escape.

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