What does FIRST mean?
FIRST, (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology.
Based in Manchester, NH, the not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.
Outreaches & Mentorship Performed 🔽
Feb '21 > Congressman Sean Casten Zoom Meeting
Jan '21 > Volunteer packing meals at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC)
Dec '20 > Built connections in community with virtual meeting with company owners (CEO & Lead Engineer) to learn about their business of building some serious industrial collaborative robots
Dec '20 > Mentor FLL Team and continue to foster involvement in FIRST
Dec '20 > Connected (virtually) with FTC team Stealth Robotics #18255 on discussing what is working/not working this season AND learned about each others design & build process & tools
Nov '20 > Mentor FLL Team and continue to foster involvement in FIRST
Oct '20 > Built connections in community with a tour of a company's operations facilities that uses real autonomous robots to pick/pull product for customer sales
Sep '20 > Connected (virtually) with FTC team Turbo Charge #14615 on discussing what is working/not working this season AND learned about G10 composite material for chasis
Summer > Provided services by 3D printing and delivering personal protection Face Shields and Face Mask Straps to local community first responders in need