2019 FIRST Annual Impact Report

200 Bedford Street, Manchester, NH 03101  |  800.871.8326  |   www.firstinspires.org FIRST , ® the FIRST ® logo, FIRST ® Robotics Competition, FIRST ® Tech Challenge, ROVER RUCKUS, DESTINATION: DEEP SPACE, Coopertition , ® and Gracious Professionalism ® are trademarks of For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology ( FIRST ). LEGO, ® MINDSTORMS, ® and DUPLO ® are registered trademarks of the LEGO Group. FIRST ® LEGO ® League, FIRST ® LEGO ® League Jr., HYDRO DYNAMICS, SM INTO ORBIT, SM and MISSION MOON SM are jointly held trademarks of FIRST and the LEGO Group. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2019 FIRST . All rights reserved. FI077 V ISION “To transform our culture by creating a world where science and technology are celebrated and where young people dream of becoming science and technology leaders.” – Dean Kamen, FIRST Founder IMPACT F or three decades, FIRST participants have developed self-confidence in STEM, meaningful friendships, and valuable, real-world skills that open pathways and help young people build a better future. FIRST programs are proven to encourage students to pursue education and careers in STEM-related fields, but they also inspire kids to become leaders and innovators in any industry. MISSION To inspire young people to be science and technology leaders and innovators, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering, and technology skills, that inspire innovation, and that foster well-rounded life capabilities including self- confidence, communication, and leadership. FIRST ® IS A ROBOTICS COMMUNITY PREPARING YOUNG PEOPLE FOR THE FUTURE.