FIRST in VT is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and sustainability of FIRST Robotics Teams in Vermont. Our goal is to bring together mentors to teach and inspire students and provide the resources to make these teams successful. Our aim is to improve statewide communication and collaboration, spread expertise and technical know how, and make it as easy as possible to start and continue to run FIRST programs throughout the region.
Scott McCalla is an FLL and FRC mentor with Rutland Area Robotics. Over the past 5 years, he has mentored 10 FLL teams and is the Senior FIRST Mentor for Vermont.
Steven Farrington is the owner of Transcend Engineering in Stockbridge, Vermont and an FRC mentor for the past three years. Steven has grown FRC Team 6933, Archytas, into a full blown community organization.
Dan Roswell has been an FRC mentor for 14 years for Team 2370 out of Rutland, VT. He is a FIRST robotics evangelist and has supported growth of the program in the state for