Foothills Robotics club coach wins Mentor of the Year

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Mentor of the Year

WENATCHEE – Foothills Robotics club coach, Brigitte Wiegand, received the Mentor of the Year award at the VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky yesterday.

The award noteworthy considering over 20,000 teams from 50 countries participated in VEX Robotics worldwide.

Wiegand is now only the 6th VEX IQ Mentor to be inducted into the STEM Mentor Hall of Fame. Of the 400 middle school teams at the World Championship, Foothills brought four teams.