FIRST mentor is a Global Teacher Prize finalist, Boeing invests $1.5 million in FIRST, and Twitch Partner DeejayKnight visits FIRST teams
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Global Teacher Prize Finalist Creates Change With Robotics

Glenn Lee, the recipient of the 2017 Woodie Flowers Award for outstanding mentorship, was recently announced as a top ten finalist for the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize 2018. Glenn shares tips for new STEM teachers and mentors to inspire their students.

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Boeing Invests $1.5 Million in FIRST to Inspire Young Innovators

FIRST Strategic Partner The Boeing Company has announced a $1.5 million grant to support young innovators through FIRST programming. The grant specifically targets underserved and geographically diverse populations.

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Join DeejayKnight on the FIRST Twitch Channel

Throughout March and April, Twitch Partner DeejayKnight will visit teams from across the U.S. to learn how FIRST programs have impacted students, mentors, and communities. Tune in on March 13 at 4 p.m. ET when he visits the Mechanical Mustangs in Clifton, New Jersey.

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