Commendations


2011-2012

Johnson & Johnson Global Mentorship Award - Theresa Edwards
This award is given out yearly to one employee who closely mentors one of the 17 J & J sponsored teams. A panel of Johnson & Johnson Employees from across the world judge candidates based on student-written essays about their outstanding mentors.

2011-2012

FLL NJ State Championship Outstanding Volunteer Award - Debbie Boyea
This award is given to one Volunteer across the state who continually works to promote FLL and hold/help run competitions.

2009-2010

Johnson & Johnson Global Mentorship Award - Carmine Rizzo
This award is given out yearly to one employee who closely mentors one of the 17 J & J sponsored teams. A panel of Johnson & Johnson Employees from across the world judge candidates based on student-written essays about their outstanding mentors.

2007-2008

Regional Woodie Flowers Winner - Carmine Rizzo Carmine celebrating the Woodie Flowers award for distinguished mentorship
This award recognizes a mentor who is motivating, a leader, a teacher, and a friend to their students. This mentor challenges students to be determined, passionate, and to learn. Through a student nomination, a student written essay, an exemplary mentor is chosen. Carmine Rizzo won this award at the Chesapeake Regional.

2007-2008

Technology Innovation Week

Team 75 worked with members of the NJ legislature to get a bill passed recognizing FIRST, science and technology. TIW (Technology Innovation Week) was the result of our cooperation, which marked the week of March as a week dedicated to science and technology statewide. In order to continue recognizing the hard work that all NJ FIRST Regional participants, Team 75 once again worked with our legislatures and successfully got a Ceremonial Resolution passed which was presented at the New Jersey Regional on February 29, 2008.

2007

Board of Chosen Freeholders of Somerset County
Team 75 received support from the Board of Chosen Freeholders of Somerset County. We held a demonstration at one of their meetings, as well as presented to the Freeholders about FIRST and our team. Our team was recognized for our accomplishments, including winning the 2007 Chesapeake Regional and the 2007 Chairman's Award at the NJ Regional.

2007

Technology Innovation Week

Team 75 worked with members of the NJ legislature to get a bill passed recognizing science and technology. TIW (Technology Innovation Week) was the result of our cooperation, which marked the week of February 26th through March 3rd of 2007 as a week dedicated to science and technology statewide. In order to continue recognizing the hard work that all NJ FIRST Regional participants, Team 75 once again worked with our legislatures and successfully got a Ceremonial Resolution passed which was presented at the New Jersey Regional on March 1st, 2007.