FIRST Senior Mentor
Joe Varnell is the Senior Mentor for FIRST in North Texas. As a FIRST Senior Mentor (FSM) Joe helps support teams and broadens access to all students to be able to participate in the FIRST spectrum of program, FIRST Lego League, FIRST Tech Challenge, and FIRST Robotics Competition. He also recruits mentors and volunteers as well as build relationships between the community and the people and teams of FIRST.
As a FIRST Senior Mentor Joe practices and promotes the FIRST Ethos of Gracious Professionalism. Joe’s passion is FIRST and STEM, but his day job is as a Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin.