Spark Technology Education

 Spark Technology Education is proud to help make the following STEM programs possible

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Hot Wired, FIRST Tech Challenge Team 7013

Hot Wired, VEX Robotics Team 6205

The Short Circuits, FIRST Tech Challenge Team 3531

Sprinting Spirits, FIRST Lego League Team 593

Westview High School Science Olympiad

Westview High School TechStart Programming Team

Stoller Middle School Science Olympiad Red Team


In financial year 2012, Spark Technology Education received $31,401 donation from members and sponsors and spent a total of $30,822 in sponsoring STEM activities. In addition, our members donated countless hours in mentoring the teams.

FIRST Tech Challenge Team #3531, The Short Circuits

The FIRST Tech Challenge is a robotics competition that involves 2v2 matches of robots in a 12'x12' field filled with objects and obstacles. The Short Circuits have qualified for every FIRST World Championship from 2010 to 2013, and they have been part of the final bracket each year. 

The Techstart programming competition is an intense 5-hour event where teams of up to four students code solutions for 14 problems of varying difficulty. Westview's varsity team began competing in 2011, won 3rd place in 2012 with only 2 team members, and swept the competition in 2013 to win first by a huge margin.

Westview TechStart Programming Team

FIRST Lego League Team #593, Sprinting Spirits

Westview Science Olympiad

FIRST  Lego League Team 593, Sprinting Spirits, won the 2012 Oregon FLL Second Place Director Award and advanced to the 2012 FLL World Invitational Open Championship "Robots in Paradise".

Science Olympiad team from Westview High School won the second place in the 2013 Oregon Science Olympiad.