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Boosting Engineering, Science & Technology
BEST originated in 1993 when Ted Mahler and Steve Marum, two engineers with Texas Instruments in Sherman, Texas, started the program as a competition for rural schools in the area. The first competition hosted 14 schools and 221 students. In fall 2012, over 875 schools and 18,000 students participated.
  • BEST is an equal opportunity program. Any public, private, or home school may participate in BEST.