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Mentor Monday - November 10, 2014

Today’s Mentor Monday blog post comes to us from Allison Phelps, an alumnus of FRC Team 1024, a former mentor of FRC Team 1747, and current mentor of FRC Team 1024.

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?

What are you looking to study in college?

65% of the 2015 FIRST Scholarships are available for students looking to go into STEM majors, while the other 35% are for any course of study!

So what does that really mean? STEM Majors? That can be anything from engineering, to chemistry, to computers. Make sure to click on ‘More Details’ next to the scholarship for any school that you might be interested in attending to learn more about their specifics.

2015 CAD Software Tools


Today’s guest blog post comes from the Kit of Parts Team:

Some pieces of the Kit of Parts are kept under lock-and-key until Kickoff (that’s why we call it the Kickoff Kit). FIRST Choice opens on November 25.

Mentor Monday - November 3, 2014


Today’s Mentor Monday blog post comes to us from Lisa Perez Savage, an alumnus of FRC Teams 573 and 1, a former mentor of FRC Teams 830 and 3182, and current mentor of FRC Team 573.

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?

FIRST Championship Eligibility Beyond 2015

FIRST Championship Eligibility Beyond 2015

In this blog I said I would be finalizing longer-term changes to FIRST Championship eligibility by the end of October this year. I've missed that deadline. 

Something New - SWE Grant

Guest blogging this week is Carla Proulx from FIRST Marketing.  Many of you may remember Carla from her FRC days but she is now the FIRST Alliance Manager, cultivating national Strategic Alliance relationships that play a key role in our success by creating teams, engaging mentors and most importantly, helping FIRST reach more students than ever before.

HOLA Teams and thank you Frank for the opportunity to share some exciting news with the FRC community. 

Mentor Monday - October 27, 2014


Today’s Mentor Monday blog post comes to us from Katie Widen, an alumnus of FRC Team 1675 and mentor of FRC Team 3928.

Tell us about your journey to the current point in your career. What were the most important steps that you took?

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