CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A Charlotte high school senior wants to get more kids interested in STEM. So he built a robot.

We timed him.

And it takes Performance Learning Center senior, Moby Von Briesen, just over a minute to solve the Rubik s cube.

Do you feel good about that time? Yeah I'm satisfied with that, he laughs.

But that's child s play to this 18-year-old.

His real passion - the more complicated stuff - like the robot he built after he took apart the remote controlled car he got when he was 10.

I originally had it driving with a play station controller so it could connect with blue tooth and you could drive it with the controller, so right now its driving based on pre-written commands, he explains.

The car doesn't need a controller - it just knows to go.

A senior about to graduate, Moby built it to show educators there needs to be more of an emphasis on STEM- science, math and technology teaching in schools.

A lot of kids are graduating and they don t know what they want to do and they don t have any interest in pursuing stem related careers computers or engineering and I think that s mostly because they were never exposed to it.

He's already on a pretty great path - he works as a web developer and is headed to Georgia Tech in the fall. Oh, and he ll find out next week if he s the valedictorian of his class.

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