“FIRST got me to go to college.”
“FIRST has given me an interest in science and technology. I am planning to enter a technical career due to my experiences in FIRST”.
“FIRST has impacted me by teaching me a lot about programming.”
“I used to have no friends, but I found a home in robotics.”
“FIRST has focused and clarified my decision to enter the fields of engineering, mathematics, science, and technology as a career path.”
“I gained more of an interest in technical careers.”
“FIRST gave me an example of how I can use stuff I learned in school.”
“It has helped me to work with other people and improved my communication skills.”
“FIRST helped me grow as a leader and a person, and it made me more interested in science.”
About FIRST ®
The FIRST ® Robotics program began in 1992 by inventor Dean Kamen and MIT professor Dr. Woodie Flowers. The FIRST ® Robotics Competition (FRC) started in New Hampshire with 28 teams and has since increased to more than 1,600 teams in 11 different countries.
About Fairport Robotics
Red Raider Robotics is a FIRST ® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) Robotics Competition team based at Fairport High School. Fairport joined the FIRST ® program 15 years ago, in 1997.
Support The Team
Help our team by donating your used bottles and cans to Can King on Fairport Road. Ask them to donate the cans to Fairport FIRST ® Robotics Team 578.