Avihan Jain of XII-L, recently led his team in the FIRST Robotics Competition at the Midwest Regionals at Chicago, Illinois. He, along with his 7 team members, represented Team India at the event and won the ‘2022 Rookie All Star Award’, which is the highest ranked award for a first year team.

Fundraising, Outreach, Construction and Programming were a few main highlights of this competition. He helped teach underprivileged students in the areas of STEM, and promoted women in STEM in collaboration with NGOs. The construction of the robot took place at IIIT Delhi under the guidance of experienced mentors. The team also raised funds from manufacturers, and EdTech and FinTech firms. Avihan also got nominated as a participant for the Dean’s List, and is currently a semi-finalist for the award.