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Inside OKC / March 13, 2020

FIRST Robotics Competition encourages STEM skill development

Editorís note: Though the event scheduled for this weekend is postponed, we thought our readers would appreciate learning about this exciting competition designed to encourage interest in STEM fields and help our education and workforce development efforts.

By Molly Fleming
Inside OKC / March 11, 2020

Developer Mickey Clagg ready for 2020 FIRST Robotics Competition

Mickey Clagg was part of the group that brought the FIRST Robotics Competition to Oklahoma City, with the inaugural event taking place in 2008. The FIRST Robotics Competition returns to Oklahoma City Wednesday, with the competitions being held Friday and Saturday.

By Molly Fleming
VeloCity Q&A / June 19, 2019
Tommy Yi
President & Cofounder,
I thought there was a huge opportunity here, especially with MAPS 3 starting to take shape. I saw Oklahoma City as a sandbox of opportunity. That compelled me to really make a choice to stay here and build something like this.