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FIRST Inspires: My Story

FIRST taught me valuable coding and leadership skills

Christina Li

FIRST Alumna, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 217, The Thunder Chickens, of Sterling Heights, Michigan
White House Science Fair participant

 
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Why this superintendent chose FIRST to boost student engagement

Heidi Sipe

FIRST Volunteer, Oregon; Umatilla School District Superintendent

 
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FIRST teaches kids to think like engineers

Dr. Leigh Nathan

FIRST Alumna, Connecticut

 
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FIRST experience turns challenges to opportunities for LA teen

Yohance Salimu

FIRST Alumnus, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1692, CougarBots, of Los Angeles; Second Lieutenant, United States Air Force

 
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FIRST inspires student and community leaders

Kevin Ross

Founder, FIRST Washington; Microsoft (retired)

 
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FIRST: The launch pad for the future of youth

Dr. Earl Scime

Eberly Distinguished Professor and Chair of Physics, West Virginia University and Mentor, FIRST Robotics Competition Team 2614, MARS; Morgantown, West Virginia

 
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FIRST transforms students into community leaders

Anika Yardi

2016 FIRST Dean’s List Winner, Maryland

 
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FIRST helps change lives the world over

Andrew Bannish 

FIRST Volunteer, China

 
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FIRST provides opportunity to those who need it most

Kenny Bargas

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FIRST redefines students’ idea of success

Lauren Lyons 

FIRST Alumna

 
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FIRST encourages students to give back

Stephen Robertson

2015 Dean’s List Finalist, FIRST Alum, Arizona

 
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FIRST helps students find a community

Josue Melgar

2015 Dean’s List Finalist, Mexico

 
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The FIRST experience empowers participants and their communities

Hakan Habip

FIRST Volunteer, Turkey

 
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FIRST encourages perseverance

Maya Varma

FIRST Alumna
Winner, Bart Kamen Memorial FIRST Scholarship

 
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