Inspiration Is Everywhere

FIRST Inspires: My Story

FIRST teaches kids to think like engineers

Dr. Leigh Nathan

FIRST Alumna, Connecticut

 
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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 changed my son’s life

Franny Madison-Kish

Mother of Joshua Kish, Alum of FIRST Tech Challenge Team 288, The RoboDawgs, of Grandville, Michigan; and FIRST Robotics Competition Team 931, Perpetual Chaos, of St. Louis, Missouri

 
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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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Bringing engineering opportunities to Title I schools

Lawrence High School

FIRST Robotics Competition Team 1289, Gearheadz, of Lawrence, Massachusetts

 
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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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How to encourage STEM to students in communities where there are no STEM jobs

Camdenton, Missouri

FIRST Progression of Programs School District

 
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Qualcomm, FIRST partner to foster future innovators

Qualcomm Incorporated

FIRST Strategic Partner

 
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FIRST, Cisco Systems bring innovative learning to 12 Arizona schools

Cisco Systems

FIRST Sponsor

 
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FIRST inspires student to make positive life changes

Freya Wilhelm

Member of  FIRST Robotics Competition Team 4263, Cyber Dragons

 
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FIRST helps develop the skilled employees of tomorrow

Mark McCombs

FIRST Volunteer, Florida; FIRST Alumnus

 
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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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FIRST inspires student and community leaders

Kevin Ross

Founder, FIRST Washington; Microsoft (retired)

 
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Entire community nourishes growth of STEM education with FIRST

April Patrick

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Coach; Writer, Director & Producer

 
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