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A Story about Coopertition

Please see the note below from our Kit of Parts Team:

I’d like to tell you a story about Coopertition, Gracious Professionalism, and a group of our Suppliers working together to improve the team experience, even if it might cost them some business.

Mentor Monday - December 8, 2014


Today’s Mentor Monday blog post comes to us from Elizabeth Davis, an alumnus of FIRST Lego League Team "Central Spacelab One" and FRC Team 45, the TechnoKats.

We’d like you to write a blog post about your journey to the current point in your career. What were the most important steps that you took? Were there influential people or events along the way?

Frank Answers Fridays: December 5, 2014

Today’s good question comes from Chris Picone, from FRC Team 2791, Shaker Robotics, from Latham, New York, USA:

Question:

Hi Frank,

I'm Chris Picone, currently a mentor for FIRST FRC Team 2791, Shaker Robotics, from Latham, NY. My question today is about when practice matches are scheduled at regional events.

FIRST Choice Priority Lists Due

We wanted to remind teams that your Priority Lists for FIRST Choice are due tomorrow, Wednesday, December 3, 2014 at noon eastern. As a reminder, in order to have access to your FIRST Choice log-in information, your team needs to have registered and secured payment with a Purchase Order, Payment, or Letter of Commitment from a Sponsor. At this point, almost 350 teams have submitted Priority Lists.

New Scholarships Added Last Month (November)

I hope everyone had a happy Thanksgiving, and those of you who were able are well rested!

It’s the beginning of another month and we wanted to let you know about the new Scholarships that were added to the 2015 FIRST Scholarship Program last month, see below for information and visit http://www.usfirst.org/scholarshipsearch.aspx for details on all FIRST Scholarship Opportunities:

Columbus College of Art and Design- Columbus, OH

Mentor Monday - December 1, 2014


Today’s Mentor Monday blog post comes to us from Ellen McIsaac, an alumnus of and current mentor of FRC Team 1124.

We’d like you to write a blog post about your journey to the current point in your career. What were the most important steps that you took? Were there influential people or events along the way?

FAQ 3. Scholarship Requirements

We’ve talked a bit in our past posts about how the Scholarship Program works, and how to use the features of the Scholarship Opportunities page, but I get lots of questions about specific scholarship requirements, so I figured another post was warranted.

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