Inspiration Is Everywhere

FIRST Inspires: My Story

My career path started with FIRST

FIRST Alum Joe Polin

FIRST Alum, Volunteer, & Donor

 
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I create innovative automated solutions as a software developer

Michael Hodson

FIRST Alum & Mentor

 
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Bringing STEM engagement to disadvantaged youth through community-based organizations

STEM Equity Grantees

FIRST Youth-Serving Organizations

 
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I learned what it takes to be a successful engineer through FIRST

David Gomez

FIRST Alum

 
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Strategies for creating STEM engagement opportunities in high-poverty schools

STEM Equity Grantees

FIRST School Districts

 
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FIRST helped me gain confidence to launch a manufacturing startup

Max Friefeld

FIRST Alum, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 687; Co-founder, Voodoo Manufacturing

 
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FIRST enabled my pursuit of medical research

Sarah Rudasill

FIRST Alum

 
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FIRST taught me how to work smart, like a startup

Peyton Fitzgerald

FIRST Alum, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 5459 “Ipswich Tigers” and Recipient, Northeastern University’s NU-FIRST Scholarship

 
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FIRST teaches kids to think like engineers

Dr. Leigh Nathan

FIRST Alumna, Connecticut

 
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