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FIRST Tech Challenge Newsletter – January 2023


In this Team Update:

  • Volunteer Spotlight – Emily Esch
  • FIRST® Tech Challenge Grants Update

Volunteer Spotlight – Emily Esch

Click HERE to read the latest volunteer spotlight from FIRST® in Texas. This issue recognizes Emily Esch, FTC Volunteer Coordinator for North Texas. This is a great opportunity to learn a bit about the people who make the programs and events we enjoy possible, and the work they do that might otherwise go unseen.



Grants Info and Application

Teams that have been awarded a grant and have not received their funds, please reach out to our Grants Manager: Jessica at  Please note that your funds will not be applied until all additional forms have been submitted.

If your team requested a reimbursement, please fill out the following form:

All reimbursements submitted in January will receive a check in early February.

If your team requested Vendor credits and they have not showed up by January 20, 2023, please let us know.

We are currently working with REV, since there has been a delay in getting the gift certificates issued to the team but if you have any questions or would like to make any changes, please contact us.


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