After being introduced to robotics in class, sixth-grader Lyla decided to take her STEM experience further by joining FIRST Tech Challenge Team 11618, “The Gremlins,” in Chelsea, Michigan. She had always liked problem-solving and was excited to learn how to drive a robot. Team mentors worked with the FIRST community to identify and adapt the best controller options for Lyla, who has quadriplegia. “[Our] mentors were very supportive and encouraging as I tried something new, and we all learned together,” said Lyla.
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