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Personal Pronouns: he/they Hi, I'm Anthony! I'm a grade 12 student and the captain of FRC Audeamus 8574—even though it's only our second year, I've been participating in robotics since elementary school. From trying to debug my FLL team's robot on the way to the field (perhaps foreshadowing my FRC experience) to trying to use artificial intelligence in Sumobot tournaments...
What was your favourite memory from the FIRST Forward season? Finding out we were going to Worlds in Houston!
Personal pronouns: he/him Hello, I am Muhammad Ibrahim Ahmad, but I go by Ibrahim. I am 15 years old and live in Kingston, Ontario. This is my second year in robotics, and it has been quite enjoyable. I started last year with W.A.F.F.L.E.S. Robotics 4476, where I tried dipping my feet in everything the team does, my interests have now...
What was your favourite memory from the FIRST Forward season? Volunteering at events!!
What was your favourite memory from the FIRST Forward season? This was my first year participating in FIRST Robotics. Everything was completely new to me, and I learned a lot as I went along. My favourite memory would have to be walking into the provincials arena for the first time and feeling the energy buzzing around it. The excitement of everyone...
Due to the decision made by the Ontario government in January 2022 stating that no students can go back to school in person until January 17th, ALT-F4 decided not to compete this year. They did not just sit idly by and do nothing this season though. ALT-F4 was busy preparing a robot for off-season competitions.  Meet ALT-F4’s offseason robot: Vortex Vortex...
The BEING FIRST Magzine would like to spotlight The Indigenous Foundation (TIF). TIF was created by Sena Y, a member of FRC 771 SWAT and Meera B. The Indigenous Foundation is a grassroots, youth-led organization of change-makers and activists, consisting of 30+ Indigenous and POC women, two-spirited, and non-binary folk, striving to uplift, advocate for and raise awareness about Indigenous...
Hello, FIRST community! While there may be a variety of ages reading this issue, this article is aimed at those who will be graduating high school in the upcoming years! One major question you may have about the post-secondary application process likely involves scholarships. Multiple FIRST Canada youth council members have won major scholarships to help finance their education....
Hello, FIRST community! While there may be a variety of ages reading this issue, this article is aimed at those who will be graduating high school in the upcoming years! One major question you may have about the post-secondary application process likely involves scholarships. Multiple FIRST Canada youth council members have won major scholarships to help finance their education....
Hello, FIRST community! While there may be a variety of ages reading this issue, this article is aimed at those who will be graduating high school in the upcoming years! One major question you may have about the post-secondary application process likely involves scholarships. Multiple FIRST Canada youth council members have won significant scholarships to help finance their education....