Captains

Harrison

Team Captain
12
4
Boy Scouts, cross country, Math Club, academic challenge bowl

Atlas, Boston dynamics Humanoid Robot
Robots are really cool!! Why wouldn't you want to make Robots.

To become a robotics engineer, computer science dual major and solve the world's waste management problems.

Samantha

Vice Team Captain
12
3
Venture crew, Varsity swim

Atlas
I waned to

Go to college for pharmacy.

Directors

Noah

Technical Director
11
3
Scouts

Myself
My brother did it and friends

Become Ian 1.2 (Beta model)

Emma

Marketing Director
12
2
Clarinet Choir, Brass Choir, Band

K9
To learn real world experience and make friends

Graduate College...Make lots of money...drive a BMW (7 Series)

Drafting

Victor

Subteam Lead
12
4
Karate, Explorers

Claptrap from Borderlands
interest in the field

Become a successful engineer/technition

Zack

Member
9
1
None

Terminator
My brother was on the team and I like technology

To do the best job I can and eventually go to RIT

Electrical

Garrit

Subteam Lead
11
3
Scouts, Sports (running)

Baston
I love Stress

actually be happy, engineering design

Brian

Member
12
4
Model UN, Programming club, Scouts

David C. Prometheus
Because I like robots!!!

Not failing high school.

Jared

Member
12
2
Tennis, scouts, Math club

Wall-e
To learn and have fun

Biomedical engineering

Joaquin

Member
9
1
Boy scouts

Wall-e
Referrals from teachers and friends

Not sure

Mechanical

Foxx

Subteam Lead
11
2
Nothing

Bastion
Friends, interests me

To become an engineer

Reece

Member
9
1
None

Wall-e
I like mechanics and technical doo-das, as well as figuring out different things. When I saw robotics, I knew it would help further my knowledge on anything mechanical.

To be a successful mechanic and love my job.

Anna

Member
9
1
band, Student Council, Interact

Wall-E
Encouraged by friend, I like building things/technical

I would like to be an engineer

Collen

Member
11
1
FTC Sperry, Model UN

MAARS
used to be on team was fun so rejoined

Robotics engineer

Ellie

Member
9
1
Piano, Flute, Girl scouts

C3PO
I wanted to

Go to college and become an engineer

Zack

Member
9
1
Scouts, Piano

Kappa
Sister

Be an engineer

Ethan

Member
9
1
Chess, Volleyball, ACB

Data
Interest, academic, curiosity

To become a chemist

Programming

Nathan

Subteam Lead
10
2
Nordic, Cross Country, Boy Scouts, Chorus, Select Choir, Band

Kappa
it looks fun and looks good to colleges

not to drive a prius

Chester

Member
9
1
Cross Country

N/A
It sounded fun, Zack and Victor kept telling me to join, and it looks good on a college application

To be an engineer and to be able to program a full game

Safety

Dominick

SubteamLead
9
1
Drama club

KITT
To help out as much as possible. (also robots are sweet)

To work in the movie/acting industry

Community and Outreach

Trevor

Member
9
1
Violin, Student Council

R2-D2, Ultron, Human-like Robots
To help the FLL team and Cougar Tech and to be a part of a team/activity out of school

To learn more about computers, possibly be an elementary teacher, and to be a positive role model

Finance

Ethan

Subteam Lead
11
2
Model UN, Math club, TedX

James Web Space Telescope
To learn about STEM

Help lead the continuation and advancement of human civilization, hopefully to future of sustain ability and prosperity

Media and Design

Emily

Member
9
1
Art Club

Scrapper
It seemed fun

Get through high school and go to college afterwards

Supplementary

Cory

Subteam Lead
12
3
Tennis, NHS, Youth Group

2014 Arial Ascent Robot
wanted to learn about engineering and design process

college for computer science

Katie

Member
12
4
Venture crew

Jarvis from Iron Man
I want to be an engineer

To become a chemical engineer

Matt

Member
9
1
Lego Club, BIC (basketball)

Wall-e
I like to build robots and work with people and tools

To become a state trooper

Brian

Member
12
1
None

BUDD-E
I like Building

college

Website

Jared

SubteamLead
9
1
Band, boy scout

C3-PO
All of my siblings were on the team

To graduate from college and get a high paying job to pay off student loans

Technical Mentors

Richard Nashburn

10
Retire and move south.

Working with the students has been incredibly rewarding. Seeing the kids learn new skills and being challenged to think in new ways. I especially enjoy seeing students who do not think that they can perform a task overcoming their doubts.

Andrew Moore

Linux, FPGA, Linear systems.

5
Music!

A great way to spend my time.

Get more team members writing software.

Simplify, simplify, simplify. Prototype it!

Bryce Taras

3
Tallgeese 2
I enjoy it

Get an engineering job

An error doesn't become a mistake until you refuse to correct it!!

Dan Farnam

Motors, Controls, Programming, Networking

1
scouting

BB8
The rest of my family were all members so I decided to join in the fun and bring my technical knowledge with me

See my kids grow up and go to college then I can retire and travel

An invaluable step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual

Erik VanBork

Fluid systems, embedded controls, lean manufacturing.

3
Boy scouts

Mars Rover Opportunity
To re-remember everything I've forgotten since college.

To help students find their life ambition through doing.

The fewer moving parts, the better.

Gary Stottler

Mechanical Engineering, Car Repair

5
School Board

R2D2
I love building things and teaching others to build.

Help the team win competitions, see students learn skills and confidence.

Never be afraid to take things apart!

Geoffrey Gretton

8
Birding, Church treasurer.

Beach Beast - Theo Jansen
Support my son.

Capitalize on a recent patent.

If we knew what we were doing, it would not be called research, would it? -Albert Einstein

Ian McCann

software, electrical hardware

4
Robbie
Wanted to give back to future engineers and scientists

work at an actual engineering firm

Ingo Wenzel

1
Radio controlled car

This year's bot
to help out the team

to be the best I can be

Jeffrey Zimmer

5
Ultimate Frisbee

TARS
To be a game designer.

Richard Versluys

Control systems, servers, SCADA, Black-Belt certified.

3
DATA

Suzanna Marcellus

4
Racquetball, Hiking, Cross Country Skiing

Squirrel (mini bot from Logo Motion)
I was recruited but stayed for the fun.

Survive build season

You never fail until you stop trying. -Albert Einstein

Tim Heywood

1

Walter Halfmann

Tool-maker

1
Wall-E
I like to build things and enjoy working with the kids and helping them

Marketing Mentors

Bonnie Coddington

Volleyball official

9
Scouting

R2D2
Love working with kids. After spending 3 years with Legos, I wanted more!

Send my kids to the college of their choice so they can support me in my retirement.

I love working with the kids. I enjoy watching them grow, learn from the experiences, and become young adults with a focus. The biggest reward for me is seeing the students proud and excited with their accomplishments.

Chris Yuskiw

3
Kiwanis, Rotary, The Open Door Mission

HAL
I was asked if I could help and, after hearing about the team and FIRST Robotics, I thought it sounded like fun.

To continue growing and learning, finding new ways to be a better person.

It is not the strongest of species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. -Charles Darwin

Dan Albin

Woodworking, HTML, CSS, ASP, Javascript, .NET, Philosophy

5
Raising children

Claudia tricked me and it sounded like fun

Raise 2 successful women

It's great to see how much can be accomplished when a bunch of high school students get together and work hard. I am constantly impressed with their work effort and level of skill. This program is a great head start for some very bright kids.

Julie Farnam

1
Jarvis
You guys were having too much fun without me, and my kids were on the team

Travel

Russell Clair

Music - trombone

7
Fishing

Elbot the Robot
to support my kids involvement

Win a regional and go to nationals with the team.

FIRST provides an awesome opportunity for students to gain valuable skills which will make them attractive to future employers. They have fun working together as well.


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