At the end of February, I had the privilege of going to my first FIRST® Tech Challenge state championship after receiving a gracious invitation from the affiliate partner for the state of Illinois. I road-tripped to Elgin Community College (just west of Chicago), about 1,400 miles round trip from our home campus in Pittsburg, KS. In Elgin, I saw 44 highly talented teams compete by participating in the RELIC RECOVERYSM game. . . .