Welcome to the official website of Team FMJ 4462 – Full Metal Jackets. The First Robotics team in Roane County, TN. Our team is comprised of students and teachers from schools in Roane County. We have a year round program that centers on our team’s motto, “We Build More Than Robots. We Build People!”
F.I.R.S.T.- For Inspiration & Recognition of Science & Technology
Advancing STEM Technology
What is FIRST?
For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) is an international youth organization that operates the FIRST Robotics Competition, FIRST LEGO League, FIRST Lego League Jr., and FIRST Tech Challenge competitions. It is the world's leading, youth-serving, non-profit organization that advances STEM education. Each year through the FIRST Robotics
Competition, volunteer engineers, high school students, and community members join together to build a robot that will perform specific tasks . Through this building process student’s brainstorm, prototype, design, and create such a robot.. Our team was ranked the Third Highest Team in East TN, at the 2019 FIRST Robotics Competition.
STEM education in the U.S. is increasing in popularity—more schools are implementing STEM learning into their curriculum and making it an integral part of what they teach. Learn about the benefits of including STEM into your child's education.
2019 FIRST Robotics Competition
"Out of 52 teams from all over the United States plus one team from Canada and another from Germany, we were ranked 15th. In the East Tennessee we ranked 3rd. EXTREMELY IMPRESSED!!! Nice job TEAM FMJ!!!"
View a video clip of Team FMJ 4462 at the 2019 FIRST Robotics competition here.
"It is an experience I would recommend because I have met so many wonderful people that have positively impacted my life." Willow Jones (Senior)
"Robotics has taught me so much since I started. I met knew friends, learned new skills, and had an opportunity to learn and grow in my knowledge of STEM and related fields." Claire Brown (Sophomore)
Join our team and make a difference in the life of a child. We are looking for teachers and volunteers. Volunteer training will be announced. Scroll down to see how.