Get To Know Our Team

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Anya

Year 4 Member

Business, Code, Build, Drive, and Media Team

Why did you join robotics?

I joined because it seemed interesting and my fellow bass clarinetist at the time said that I should join because they needed more people.

What do you enjoy most about robotics?
I enjoy the competition environment. Seeing all the teams and different robots along with the atmosphere of cooperation and gracious professionalism.

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

My favorite memory is seeing my autonomous code work for the first time at a competition. It was the final culmination of weeks of testing and searching the internet for how to make the robot move by itself.

How do you think robotics will help you in the future?

I plan on majoring in mechanical engineering so this experience will be helpful in college. The knowledge I have learned will also be helpful in the workforce.

Jenna

1st Year Member

Business Team

What made you want to join robotics?

It sounded like fun"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

“ Hanging out with people"

 

How do you think robotics will help you in your future?

“It helps with teamwork skills and planning”

 

Do you have a favorite memory of being in the club?

“When Houghton loses foot privileges”

 

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Brian

1st Year Member

Build, Business, and Drive Team

Why did you join robotics?

"I was peer pressured to join"

What so you enjoy most about robotics?

"Working with people to do things"

What is you favorite memory in robotics?

"Using fire to melt things"

How do you think robotics will help you in the future?

"I will have a better use of power tools"

Emily

Year 4 Member

Build Team

Why did you join robotics?

"It seemed fun and I like building things. It seemed like a good chance to expand my knowledge."

What so you enjoy most about robotics?

"Building things."

What is you favorite memory in robotics?

"Crushing Keith's hand with a welded piece of metal while cutting on the bandsaw"

How do you think robotics will help you in the future?

"Career choice and hobbies, I know how to work with many more tools not and different devices/components"

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Jillian

Year 3 Member

Business and Media Team

What made you want to join robotics?

“My friends convinced me to join"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

“Competitions"

What is you favorite memory in robotics?

"When were in 4th place at the 2020 competition"

How do you think robotics will help you in your future?

“The experience will be very helpful"

 

Houghton

Year 3 member

Build and Drive Team

What made you want to join robotics?

Mr. Richardson suggested it"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"Scaring people with robots"

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"Getting to break cast iron with Brian and Patrick"

 

How do you think robotics will help you in your future?

"It helps me get a better understanding on how to make things on my own"

 

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Patrick

Year 2 Member

Business Team

Why did you join robotics?

"Jillian told me to"

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"The constant comedic relief"

What is you favorite memory in robotics?

"The day Patrick's hat won the safety award"

How do you think robotics will help you in the future?

"It will help by better toning money management skills"

Cameron

Year 3 member

Build Team

What made you want to join robotics?

"To build a robot"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"The fact that we get nothing done yet a lot done"

What is your favorite memory in robotics

"Last year when we built a prototype and it became a competition bot it was good enough"

 

How do you think robotics will help you in your future?

"I will become engineer"

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Justin

Year 3 Member

Build Team

Why did you join robotics?

"At the time I joined because I wanted to try something new"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"The build and competitions"

 

How do you think robotics will help you in your future?

"Robotics will help me in the future as I will have experience will teamwork and building robots

 

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"The build season of 2019 and 2020"

 

Patrick

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Year 3 Member

Build and Drive Team

What made you want to join robotics?

"It suited what I wanted to do; engineering"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"The fact that everything is from scratch. There are no pre-built parts"

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"Competition"

 

How do you think robotics will help you in your future?

"It suits my future career"

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Nathan

2nd Year Member

Build and Drive Team

Why did you join robotics?

"To have something to do"

What enjoy most about robotics?

"The team and how you are close like family"

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"I don't have one at the moment"

How will robotics help you in the future?

"It will help me with team work"

Emma

Year 1 Member

Business and Code Team

Why did you join robotics?

"I wanted to explore a career path"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"When Houghton loses foot privileges" 

 

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"Keith trying to throw me directly into code and Anya telling him "No we're starting from the start not the middle like me""

How do you think robotics will help you in your future?

"Coding might be something I'm interested in pursuing"

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Anthony

8th Grade Member

Build team

Why did you join robotics?

"To do electrical work"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"To be away from home"

 

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"Don't have one yet"

 

            Caitlyn

8th Grade Member

Business, Code, Build, and Media Team

Why did you join robotics?

"I am interested in coding and I like designing"

 

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"Working with people and going to competitions"

 

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"When I woke up at 3am to see what all the ruckus was, and people were running around downstairs after a competition"

 

 

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Middle School Members & Mentors

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Brian

8th Grade Member

Build Team

Why did you join robotics?

"It sounded fun"

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"Building"

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"The 1st day"

How do you think robotics will help you in the future?

"It is useful to know how to do electrical and building"

Keith

Mentor

Why did you join robotics?

"My kid was interested in the First program and it looked like a neat organization to join"

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"Problem solving that the students do throughout the season"

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"The 2019 season when the drive team save the robot from tipping over during a climb at a competition"

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Collin

Mentor

Why did you join robotics?

"I like the program and wanted to help out"

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"The people"

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"Getting the gracious professionalism award and going to states"

Jason

Mentor

Why did you join robotics?

"I was looking for something fun and interesting to do with my daughter"

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

"Everyone's positive attitude"'

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

"Don't have one yet"

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