Inspiration Is Everywhere

FIRST Inspires: My Story

FIRST inspires engineers

Nicki Bonczyk

FIRST Alum, Volunteer, Mentor, and Coach

 
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FIRST teaches kids to think like engineers

Dr. Leigh Nathan

FIRST Alumna, Connecticut

 
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A New Type of School Teaches Skills for the Future

Ypsilanti STEMM Middle College & Grizzly Robotics

FIRST School District | FIRST Robotics Competition Team

 
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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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Colleges seek students with empathic behaviors learned through FIRST

Stu Schmill

Dean of Admissions, MIT

 
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FIRST enabled my pursuit of medical research

Sarah Rudasill

FIRST Alum

 
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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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FIRST creates friendships and connections

Cameron Schriner

FIRST Alum, Volunteer, and Mentor

 
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FIRST inspires volunteers who shape the future generation

Troy Douglas

FIRST Alum, Volunteer, Mentor

 
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FIRST boosts graduation and college enrollment rates in Pacific Northwest

Umatilla High School

FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4125, Confidential, of Umatilla, Oregon

 
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FIRST inspires community heroes

Terri Willingham

FIRST Volunteer, Coach, Mentor, Florida; Former FIRST Regional Director

 
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From FIRST LEGO League to FIRST Mentor

Harrison Ford

FIRST Alum & Mentor

 
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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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Connecting students with role models

Joaquin Nuno-Whelan

FIRST Mentor; Chief Engineer, Next Gen Trucks, General Motors

 
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Students are driving change with FIRST

Lilly Kam

FIRST Mentor; Director of STEM, i.am.angel Foundation

 
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FIRST connects students with valuable mentors

Mashroor Rashid

FIRST Alum

 
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