PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Phil Green (right), of Millington, hosted the Team 5460 – Strike Zone FIRST Robotics team from Lapeer Community Schools at the state Capitol in Lansing on Tuesday, June 6.
Strike Zone recently completed its most successful season in the history of the program. The team won three blue banners and recently finished as the alliance captain for the runner-up alliance in the First Robotics Competition World Championships in Houston. The team excelled this season amidst more than 3,200 FIRST Robotics teams and 70,000 participating students across 27 countries.
Strike Zone also has taken home numerous awards, including the Industrial Design Award sponsored by General Motors and the Autonomous Award sponsored by Ford Motor Company. FIRST is a non-profit, international organization founded in 1989 to inspire and educate young people in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math through mentor-based teaching. It consists of multiple robotics programs involving various age groups.
Green, who represents Lapeer in the 67th District in the Michigan House, showed students around the House floor as they toured the state Capitol.
PHOTO INFORMATION: State Rep. Phil Green is joined by Elba Township Fire Department Chief Mike Burke on Thursday, Sept. 7 during a special ceremony commemorating the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The ceremony honors first responders and members of the military from Michigan, including those who died in the line of duty in the past year.
State Rep. Phil Green today joined other elected officials and industry experts for a panel on opioids and addiction – as Green remains committed to delivering solutions for an increasingly dire trend throughout Michigan. The event at Gloria Coles Flint Public Library on Aug. 18 included the state Attorney General, Flint mayor Sheldon Neeley, Genesee […]
State Rep. Phil Green is inviting residents to sit down and chat with him during office hours events on Monday, Aug. 28 and Friday, Sept. 1. The meeting on Monday will run from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Elba Township Hall, located at 4717 Lippincott Road in Lapeer. Rep. Green is also announcing an additional meeting on […]
State Rep. Phil Green has announced several upcoming office hours events for people in the 67th House District across portions of Genesee, Lapeer and Tuscola counties to speak with their state representative. The office hours meetings will take place at the following days, times and locations: • Monday, Aug. 7 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Otter […]