The benefits of being a FIRST student:
-Exposure to the filed of engineering and professional engineers, as well as artwork, computers, public relations and business operations.
-Exposure to all facets of a program that designs, creates and uses “real world” problem (the robot) to encourage creativity and focus on specific goals.
-The experience of establishing and working with a schedule to finish a challenging and creative project in a limited amount of time.
-Gaining a strong work ethic.
-Teamwork experience with both peers and adults.
-Gaining useful knowledge in choosing a career path.
-Access to scholarships.
-Strong life skills, such as problem solving, teamwork and commitment.
-Friendships that will last a lifetime.