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Nissan Continues Support of STEM Education with BEST Robotics Sponsorship
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Nissan continues its support of the Music City BEST competition in 2016. The first competition was held in 1993 with 14 schools and 221 students. Today, BEST Robotics has over 850 middle and high school with over 18,000 students participating nationwide.
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Nissan Continues Support of STEM Education with BEST Robotics Sponsorship

On Saturday October 29, Nissan and a team of employee volunteers joined middle and high school teams for the annual BEST Robotics Competition at Lipscomb University in Nashville, Tennessee. The Nissan-sponsored contest teaches problem solving, teamwork and leadership skills through math and science.

The idea for a BEST (Boosting Engineering, Science and Technology) competition originated in 1993 when two Texas Instruments (TI) engineers were serving as guides for Engineering Day at their company site in Sherman. Together with a group of high school students, they watched a video of freshmen building a robot in Woodie Flowers’ class at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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