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L3Harris Employees to Foster Future Innovators by Mentoring Student Robotics Teams Nationwide

Corporate Headquarters
Dec 13, 2021 | 4 MINUTE Read

MELBOURNE, Fla. — Employees from L3Harris Technologies (NYSE:LHX) will foster future innovators by mentoring students on 47 teams to help them participate in robotics competitions around the country.

The mentors will support elementary, middle and high school teams in 15 states including California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah and Virginia.  

With guidance from L3Harris volunteers, and financial assistance from the L3Harris Foundation, student-led organizations will create robots and travel to competitions such as VEX, FIRST LEGO League and FIRST Robotics.

“L3Harris volunteers will help students learn real-world problem-solving skills through team collaborations and hands-on competitions – an approach that has led to some of today’s greatest innovations,” said Christopher Kubasik, Vice Chair and Chief Executive Officer, L3Harris. “We are proud to support programs that help increase interest in STEM and foster much-needed talent to drive future innovation.”

L3Harris and its employees have supported robotics, rocketry and other student technology challenges for years as part of its overall community commitment, which focuses on philanthropy and employee volunteerism in STEM, mission-aligned and community initiatives. The L3Harris Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) employee volunteerism program empowered employees to support approximately 530 virtual and other community service projects in 2020.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea, and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

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