These are answers from students and mentors on our team to the question “How has FIRST changed you?”

FIRST has made me appreciate robots more.
FIRST has changed me to be more responsible and on track.
It has made me smarter and more outgoing.
It has allowed me to learn new things and meet new people.
It has made me think differently! Lots of fun people to meet so I’m not as shy anymore.
It has taught me that being a part of something bigger than me can be extremely beneficial and is super fun!
It has increased my social skills and my ability to work better in a team.
It has inspired me to to better and has given me a place to stand.
It has gotten me interested in engineering and digital design.
It has taught me how to be a team player.
FIRST saved my life.

How has FIRST changed you?