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FIRST Alum Spotlight: Jeremy Shikarides

May 07, 2018 Written by FIRST Staff

FIRST Alum Jeremy Shikarides joined his high school’s rookie FIRST Robotics Competition team, Team 5943 “Bad News Gears”.

FIRST Alum Spotlight: Elisa Moore

Apr 09, 2018 Written by Elisa Moore FIRST Alum

FIRST Alum Elisa Moore honed her leadership and humanities skills on FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4828 “RoboEagles”...

FIRST Alum Spotlight: Cameron Schriner

Mar 27, 2018 Written by FIRST Staff

FIRST Alum Cameron Schriner found lifelong friendships and a passion for helping kids succeed while part of his FIRST Robotics Competition Team 832 Chimera (O.S.C.A.R) in Atlanta, Georgia.

FIRST Alum Spotlight: Troy Douglas

Mar 07, 2018 Written by FIRST Staff

We caught up with FIRST Alum Troy Douglas.

FIRST Alum Spotlight: Matt Kallerud

Jan 31, 2018 Written by Matt Kalerud FIRST Alum

We caught up with FIRST Alum Matt Kallerudfrom FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1714, MORE Robotics in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

FIRST Alumna Spotlight: Sarah Rudasill

Jan 03, 2018 Written by Sarah Rudasill FIRST Alum

We caught up with FIRST Alum Sarah Rudasill from FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4266, the New Oxford GhostBotics, from New Oxford, PA.

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Nicki Bonczyk

Dec 11, 2017 Written by Nicki Bonczyk FIRST Alum

FIRST Alum Nicki Bonczyk is from FIRST Robotics Competition Team 107, R.O.B.O.T.I.C.S., from Holland, Michigan.

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Mashroor Rashid

Nov 30, 2017 Written by Mashroor Rashid FIRST Alum

FIRST Alum Mashroor Rashid is a 2015 Dean’s List Award Winner from FIRST Tech Challenge Team 2408, Shrapnel Sergeants, in Hazelwood, Missouri.

FIRST Alumni Spotlight: Amanda Pham

Oct 26, 2017 Written by Amanda Pham FIRST Alum

FIRST Alum Amanda Pham is from FIRST Tech Challenge Team 5875, GENIUS, in Marietta, Georgia.

Put FIRST to Work for You: Leveraging Your FIRST Experience for Professional Success

Oct 19, 2017 Written by FIRST Staff

Ever wanted to get the inside scoop on what companies think about your FIRST experience? How they'd like you to note your involvement on a resume?