U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Attend FIRST Championship Detroit

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to Attend FIRST Championship Detroit

WASHINGTON - As U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos continues to highlight the importance of STEM education, she will travel to Detroit, Michigan tomorrow April 27, for the FIRST Championship, an international robotics competition that gives students real-world engineering experience. During the visit, Secretary DeVos will meet with students and observe their participation in FIRST Lego League Junior (grades K-4), FIRST Lego League (grades 4-8) and the FIRST Robotics Competition (grades 9-12).

Who :

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos

What :

FIRST Championship Detroit

When :

FIRST Lego League Junior
1:00 p.m.
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FIRST Lego League
1:45 p.m.
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FIRST Robotics Competition
2:45 p.m.
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Where :

Cobo Center
1 Washington Blvd
. Detroit, Michigan 48226

Members of the media who would like to RSVP for the event, please contact FIRST Media Center at alambert@firstinspires.org or call 603-480-5814.