Lancaster robotics program wins $5,000

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! EDWARDS AIR FORCE BASE – The Antelope Valley Chapter of the International Test and Evaluation Association awarded a $5,000 science and technology grant to Lancaster High School’s robotics program. A formal presentation will occur during the 10th annual ITEA Instrumentation Workshop to be held May 1-4 at the Essex House Convention Center in Lancaster. ITEA’s Antelope Valley chapter is headquartered at Edwards Air Force Base and is composed of test professionals from government and industry. It awards grants annually to local schools for funding science and technology oriented programs. The local chapter has provided more then $60,000 in grants in recent years to high schools including Tehachapi, Mojave, Lancaster, Rosamond, Desert, Quartz Hill and Desert Christian. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant Grant applications are solicited each fall by the ITEA chapter from the local high schools. Lancaster High’s robotics program is a three-time winner. The robotics program is to stimulate students’ interest in science, math and technology while designing, building and manufacturing a robot with the assistance of volunteer engineers from local industry. For further information on the ITEA grant application process or for information on joining the ITEA organization, visit www.iteaavchapter.org. last_img read more