2018 Awards

Regional Finalists
Excellence in Engineering Award sponsored by Delphi
Wildcard
Creativity Award sponsored by Xerox

2017 Awards

Excellence in Engineering Award sponsored by Delphi

Celebrates an elegant and advantageous machine feature

Imagery Award in honor of Jack Kamen, Palmetto Regional

In honor of Jack Kamen, Dean’s father, for his dedication to art and illustration and his devotion to FIRST. This award celebrates attractiveness in engineering and outstanding visual aesthetic integration of machine and team appearance.

2015 Awards

Innovation in Control Award sponsored by Rockwell Automation, Palmetto Regional

Celebrates an innovative control system or application of control components (electrical, mechanical, or software) to provide unique machine functions.

This award recognized our use of a String Potentiometer on our Recycle Rush robot, Mechatrina.

2014 Awards

Imagery Award in honor of Jack Kamen, Palmetto Regional

In honor of Jack Kamen, Dean’s father, for his dedication to art and illustration and his devotion to FIRST. This award celebrates attractiveness in engineering and outstanding visual aesthetic integration of machine and team appearance.

Quality Award sponsored by Motorola, Smoky Mountains Regional

Celebrates machine robustness in concept and fabrication.

2013 Awards

SCRIW Champion of South Carolina Regional Invitational Workshop

Gracious Professionalism Award sponsored by Johnson & Johnson, Palmetto Regional 

Industrial Design Award sponsored by General Motors, Peachtree Regional

Winner of Peachtree Regional

 2012 Awards

2011 Awards

At the March 25, 2011 Palmetto Regional awards ceremony, Team 3489 was awarded the Rookie Inspiration Award, which "celebrates a rookie team for outstanding effort as a FIRST team in community outreach and recruiting students to engineering."