FIRST Leadership and Teams on Live PBS Special - 9/27

FIRST will be featured on the American Graduate all-day live show on local PBS channels tomorrow, 9/27/14, from 10 AM to 6 PM.

FIRST founder, Dean Kamen, FIRST Advisor, Woodie Flowers, and FIRST President, Donald Bossi will be part of a panel discussion about our education system, the high school drop-out crisis in the US, and how to motivate kids to stay in school. Other panelists will include educational leaders, government officials, and sports stars.

Four FRC teams from the New York City area will be featured throughout the day:

  • FRC Team 4263, Cyber Dragons from Manhattan will be on in the morning, around 11:00 AM.
  • FRC Team 1796, Robo Tigers from Long Island will be on in the afternoon, around 3:00 PM.
  • FRC Team 4122, O-Bots from Ossining, NY will also be on around 3:00 PM.
  • FRC Team 25, Raider Robotix from North Brunswick, NJ will close the show at 5:45 PM.

For more information about the American Graduate program and American Graduate Day 2014, visit