To promote innovative ideas and actions through collaboration of students, mentors, and sponsors in development, construction, promotion and operation of a FIRST Robotics team. Students and mentors will complete tasks that will assist in developing business skills that will be applicable in real-life situations, and will assess every situation as an opportunity to learn. Members of the Grand Blanc Robotics Team will maintain Gracious Professionalism toward all teammates, other FIRST Robotics teams, as well as their community, in order to gain an understanding of the importance of networking and professional communication.
Team 2337's Sections
The EngiNERDs is divided into 16 sub-sections, and each year students are selected for Section leader positions based on an interview process. Sub-Sections allow students who wish to specialize in one area to join a specific section, but also creates an opportunity for Team Members to explore every facet of the EngiNERDs and find a place that is right for them.
Dean's List Nominees
Each year since 2011, The EngiNERDs' Head Mentors nominate two Students to represent the Team in the running for the Dean's List. Criteria for selection of the FIRST Dean’s List shall include, but not be limited to a student’s demonstrated leadership and commitment to the ideals of FIRST; overall individual contribution to their team; ability to motivate and lead fellow team members; and effectiveness at increasing awareness of FIRST in their school and community.
Woodie Flowers Award Nominees
Each year since 2010, students on the team nominate a mentor on the team for the Woodie Flowers Nomination. This award recognizes mentors who lead, inspire, and empower students. They effectively represent FIRST and its values and spread them to the students and other mentors on the team.