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Consumers Energy Nurtures STEM Careers by Sponsoring FIRST Robotics State, World Competitions

A competition of student-built and remote-control operated robots is helping spur interest in and pursuit of future high-demand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers at the FIRST® in Michigan robotics state championships, sponsored by Consumers Energy.

Consumers Energy Vice President LeeRoy Wells Jr., fires up the crowd to begin the FIRST in Michigan Robotics State Championship in Saginaw on April 14. Consumers Energy sponsored the competition — and is sponsoring the FIRST world championships April 25-28 in Detroit — to spur interest in high-demand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

Students compete in the FIRST in Michigan Robotics State Championship in Saginaw on April 14.

Students compete in the FIRST in Michigan Robotics State Championship in Saginaw on April 14.