Inspiration Is Everywhere

FIRST Inspires: My Story

FIRST inspires community heroes

Terri Willingham

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

 
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FIRST inspires my son to build, code, and create

Christina Blais

Parent, FIRST LEGO League, Winsted, Connecticut

 
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FIRST is an unforgettable experience for future engineers

Matt Kallerud

FIRST Alum

 
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FIRST inspires Cleveland’s championship team

Youth Technology Academy

FIRST Robotics Competition Team 120 “Cleveland’s Team,” Cleveland, Ohio

 
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University’s FIRST Center becomes community STEM hub

Bob Nichols

Director, FIRST Robotics Community Center at Kettering University

 
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FIRST enabled my pursuit of medical research

Sarah Rudasill

FIRST Alum

 
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FIRST inspires engineers

Nicki Bonczyk

FIRST Alum, Volunteer, Mentor, and Coach

 
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Grant funding supports STEM engagement at Detroit youth recreation center

S.A.Y. Detroit Play Center

FIRST STEM Community

 
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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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Colleges seek students with empathic behaviors learned through FIRST

Stu Schmill

Dean of Admissions, MIT

 
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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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FIRST teaches students how to be gracious professionals

Emma Dumont

FIRST Alumna & 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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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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FIRST helps teachers discover more through STEM

Maureen Reilly

FIRST LEGO League Coach

 
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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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