Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Supporting FIRST

Here are my top reasons for supporting FIRST® — my company has been an official program sponsor since 2007, and I recently attended the 2012 championship in St. Louis, MO with part of the BWC team.

1. Kids learn how to work productively in groups
2. Creating a functional robot from a bunch of parts is pretty darn exciting
3. Kids learn why they want to stay in school
4. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) matters
5. Girls get a chance to get actively involved in STEM
6. Yes, girls can grow up to own and run engineering/manufacturing companies
7. Raising money for something you believe in is a great skill
8. How you play the game can be as important as winning the game — gracious professionalism
9. Being smart, creative, nerdy or geeky is cool
10. Dean Kamen is my kind of rock star!

Psst — Get the infographic my creative team made about this year’s program … we’ve got a PDF download on our website. Check is out and let me know what you think! http://www.bwc.com/linear-motion-infographics.vp.html?WT.mc_id=Blogger

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One Response to Top 10 Reasons Why I Love Supporting FIRST

  1. imtiaz May 7, 2012 at 7:39 am #

    Verrry nice.How it is possible to know indetail of those answers?If someone know and adopt those answer my thinking S/he willbe an unique human…!!!