Press Releases

NYC FIRST Runs Maker Program for Special Needs School, Enabled by Cognizant

June 21, 2018

NYC FIRST partnered with The Child School, a K-12 school serving students with learning disabilities from across New York City, to provide their students with an engaging “maker” program from April through June 2018. The program was made possible through the generous support of Cognizant’s Making the Future initiative.

Two NYC FIRST Students Honored with Highly Coveted Dean’s List Award

May 02, 2018

Two New York City public high school students who are active participants in NYC FIRST programs have been honored as Dean’s List Winners at the FIRST national Championship in Detroit.  This is the highest nationwide individual honor for FIRST participants. Read the press release here. 

NYC FIRST Team One of 20 out of 32,000 Globally Named as Finalist for Global Innovation Award

May 02, 2018

The St. Clare Transformers #1 FIRST LEGO League (“FLL”) team has advanced to the Global Innovation Award Semi-Finals, as one of 20 teams to reach this honor out of 32,000 teams globally that compete in FLL.  The Transformers #1 is based on Staten Island and will travel to the Eighth Annual Global Innovation Award event, to held in San Jose, California, from June 19-21, 2018.

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