Renaissance Jax provides opportunities involving FIRST Robotics, STEM education, and mentor-driven experiences.
FIRST in Florida
FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) was founded in 1989 to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. Based in Manchester, NH, the 501(c)(3) not-for-profit public charity designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math, while building self-confidence, knowledge, and life skills.
FIRST is More Than Robots. FIRST participation is proven to encourage students to pursue education and careers in STEM-related fields, inspire them to become leaders and innovators, and enhance their 21 st century work-life skills.
Founded by the FIRST Tech Challenge team the SwampBots (#10497), SLIC provides opportunities for every student to become an expert and a mentor, working together, making connections, and giving back across teams, geography, leagues, and programs.