Innovative Failure and Alumna in the News

Feb 06, 2014 Written by FIRST Staff

Innovative Failures?

Check out this video from the folks at the Robot in 3 Days project. Even the best engineers have failures – but they use those failures as springboards. Sometimes that step back is just what’s needed to make a bigger jump.

FRC Alumna in the News

Jennie Lamere, an Alumna from FRC Team 811, The Cardinals, has been nominated for a prestigious international web award. In a field of ten, she’s the only woman nominated, and the only person from the United States. 

Jen is currently studying software engineering at RIT. She became Twitter’s youngest intern ever the summer before she started her studies.

Check out the story here, and vote online here to send Jen to London for the finals ceremony in May! The top 5 candidates, determined by public vote, will be invited.

Congratulations, Jen!