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Northrop Sponsors Worldwide Student Robotics Competition

Northrop Sponsors Worldwide Student Robotics Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Northrop Sponsors Worldwide Student Robotics Competition - top government contractors - best government contracting eventNorthrop Grumman Corp. recently sponsored an international robotics competition for secondary school and college students, the company announced Monday.

Ten thousand students and educators from nearly 20 countries competed in the VEX Robotics Competition World Championship between Thursday and Saturday at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif..

The competition challenged students in mathematics, applied physics, digital prototyping, computer programming, integrated problem solving and leadership disciplines.

The company said the competition is presented by the Robotics Education and Competition Foundation and has been in existence over the last five years.

In late March, the company awarded $50,000 in scholarships to students that won a cybersecurity competition co-sponsored by SAIC Inc. and URS Corp.

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