My Nonprofit Reviews
Michaeleen G M.
Review for FIRST, Manchester, NH, USA
I have worked with FIRST as a volunteer at a regional competition and I am in my second year as a mentor to a high school that has both FTC and FRC teams. FIRST is a great way to address the STEM needs in our schools. The kids on these teams are the best. One of the most important things they learn from FIRST is gracious professionalism. Former FIRST graduates in our school have gone on to study various types of engineering, computer software, even biomedical engineering. The regional competitions are a lot of fun for the kids. I really enjoy working with these young people.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Lower the registration fees for FRC. Local fundraising has been difficult
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