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Ghanaian students head to VEX Robotics World Championship in Dallas 


Bountiful Technologies STEM Educational, a nonprofit organisation dedicated to making STEM, AI, robotics, and computer science education accessible to all students in Ghana, has announced that three of their teams, comprising elementary, middle school, and high school students, have qualified to compete in the 2024 VEX Robotics Worlds Championship in Dallas, Texas, USA. 

This prestigious event, presented by the Northrop Grumman Foundation, will take place from April 25 to May 4.

For these students, their families, and the schools they represent, this opportunity is monumental. Not only will they be competing on a global stage, but they will also have the chance to explore various schools, educational institutions, and STEM initiatives in the Dallas area and throughout the state of Texas.

The VEX Robotics World Championship brings together over 2,200 teams from more than 50 countries, making it the culminating event of the robotics season. It serves as a platform for top student-led robotics teams to showcase their skills, celebrate their achievements, and vie for the title of World Champions.

Beyond the competition itself, the experience is designed to inspire and motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). Participating in such events not only builds technical skills but also fosters qualities such as self-confidence, communication, and problem-solving abilities.

“We are confident that participating teams will have a great experience at the event,” said Bountiful Technologies STEM Educational. “This is not just about robotics; it’s about nurturing a passion for learning and exploration, and empowering our students to become future leaders in STEM fields.”

As these Ghanaian students embark on this journey to Dallas, they carry with them the hopes and aspirations of their community. Their participation not only showcases the talent and potential within Ghana but also serves as a testament to the importance of investing in STEM education for all.

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