. Sponsors - L&N STEMpunks



Green Magnet Academy

Green Magnet Academy is an elementary school located in Knoxville, Tennessee. They have graciously lent us a lab space for the build season.



Bechtel is a construction and civil engineering company located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

Knox County Schools

Knox County Schools is the school district that operates all public schools in Knox County, Tennessee.

Clayton Family Foundation

The Clayton Family Foundation is a philanthropic organization founded by Jim Clayton that aims to build strong, vibrant communities.



Boeing is a company that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, and satelites worldwide.



Leidos works with the federal government to provide technical, scientific, and engineering services.


The University of Tennessee and Battelle operate Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Consolidated Nuclear Security

Consolidated Nuclear Security operates the Y-12 National Security Complex.

Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J operates truck stops and gas stations across the United States.

Steel Plate Fabricators

Steel Plate Fabricators provide fabrication and welding services in Knoxville.



Arconic produces the materials and the engineering that solves problems in the flying, driving, building, and power industries.


The Tennessee Valley Authority operates area power plants and is based in downtown Knoxville.

Drayer PT

Drayer Physical Therapy owns and operates clinics across 16 states.

DeRoyal Industries

DeRoyal Industries manufactures and sells health care products.

Cherokee Millwright & Mechanical

Cherokee Millwright & Mechanical is a full-service millwright company.

Dassault Systèmes

Dassault Systèmes provides advanced 3D design solutions with software like SOLIDWORKS.


SwipedOn creates apps for employee and visitor sign in/out solutions.


L&N STEM Academy

The L&N STEM Academy was founded in 2011 as a magnet high school focused on the disciplines of science, technology, engineering, and math in the Knox County School system. The school began with Freshman and Sophomore classes, expanding each year to have the first graduating class in 2013-14. The academic program is based on full-year classes, where the maximum course load is 8 simultaneous credits. An integrated curriculum and project-based instruction is made possible by the 1:1 technology implemented throughout the academy.


Becky Ashe

Becky Ashe is the founding principal of the L&N STEM Academy. Since it's founding, the L&N STEM Academy has grown from under 200 students to 600 from multiple East Tennessee counties, and has been listed as the 12th best high school in the state of Tennessee.

Principal since 2011



Knoxville Ice Bears

The Muse Knoxville

Paulk and Co

98.7 NewsTalk

Shades of Development

Visit Knoxville

Knox Makers


Our 2015 - 16 expenses vs. total budget.

Why Sponsor Us?

Our team relies on generous donations from local businesses to compete each year in the FIRST Robotics Competition. Our operating costs include competition fees, buying shirts and costumes, transportation, and much more. By sponsoring our team, you are enabling the next generation of engineers and scientists.

Sponsors on our 2018 shirt.

How Does It Benefit You?

Depending on your sponsorship level, our team has different ways to show our appreciate for your generous sponsorship of our team. These options include: your company logo on our t-shirt, website and robot, personalized thank-you cards, and more. You can read more about sponsorship levels below.

Sponsorship Levels


$250 - $999

Team Newsletter

Invitation to Team Events

Logo On Website

Thank You Letter


$1,000 - $2,999

Team Newsletter

Invitation to Team Events

Logo on Website & Shirts

Thank You Letter


$3,000 - $4,999

Team Newsletter

Invitation to Team Events

Logo on Website, Shirts, & Robots

Thank You Letter


$5,000 - $9,999

Team Newsletter

Invitation to Team Events

Logo on Website, Shirts, & Robots

Thank You Letter

Name on Competition Pit Plaque


$10,000 +

Team Newsletter

Invitation to Team Events

Logo on Website, Shirts, & Robots

Thank You Letter

Name on Competition Pit Plaque

Plaque for Your Organization

Contact Us!

Please get in touch with us directly to start the sponsorship process. Our finance team should reply promptly.