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Team 302 Student Bios

Seniors - Class of 2019

Thomas B

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Thomas B

Why did you join the team?

My brother was on the team, so I thought I'd fit in.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Marching band

What is your college of choice?

University of Michigan

What are three words that describe you?

Excentric, Obervant, thoughtful

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Astrophysicist

What is special about FIRST?

The opportunities it gives students
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Tommy D

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Tommy D

Why did you join the team?

Because robotics seemed awesome.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Technical, funny, Laid-back

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

It has a community of awesome people who love robots.
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Cole J

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Controls Team

Cole J

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to build robots.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

Ljubljana University

What are three words that describe you?

passionate, poetic, story-teller

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Electrical Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

It teaches you life skills, and you meet positive peopleIt teaches you life skills, and you meet positive people
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Controls Team

Tristan M

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Tristan M

Why did you join the team?

I had friends on the team, and they invited me on.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Scouts

What is your college of choice?

MIT, Florida Tech

What are three words that describe you?

Technical, creative, curious

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Aerospace Engineer
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Austin S

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Software Team

Austin S

Why did you join the team?

Because the idea seemed fascinating.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

U of C Berkley

What are three words that describe you?

Outgoing, Logical, Hyper

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Software Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

There is no knowledge needed to join, and you leave with more knowledge
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Software Team

Jonah S

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Software Team

Jonah S

Why did you join the team?

Robots are interesting, and I wanted to learn about the them.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

University of Michigan

What are three words that describe you?

Logical, computational, fun

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Computer Scientist

What is special about FIRST?

You learn a ton about robots and computers
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Sylvia S

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Sylvia S

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Basketball, Band

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Courtney S

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Strategy/Scouting Team

Courtney S

Why did you join the team?

It sounded interesting.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Diving

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Hard worker, driven, creative

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Undecided

What is special about FIRST?

It's very diverse.
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Strategy/Scouting Team

Evan W

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Controls Team

Evan W

Why did you join the team?

My brother was on the team, and I wanted to learn about robots.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Military History Club

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Intelligent, hard worker, driven

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

It's amazing how it's the only popular activity that allows you to build robots.
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Juniors - Class of 2020

Alex B

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Controls Team

Alex B

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to learn about robotics.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

University of Michigan

What are three words that describe you?

Attentive, intelligent, Creative

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Nuclear Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

Its unique and gives you an oppurtunity to work on a team as an engineer
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Controls Team

Connor C

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CAD Team

Connor C

Why did you join the team?

I did FLL as a kid, and this is the next step.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Marching Band

What is your college of choice?

MIT

What are three words that describe you?

Leader, Energetic, Laid-back

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Nuclear Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

People getting together and doing stuff they enjoy
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CAD Team

Caleb C

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Caleb C

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to further my experience in building robots.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

Purdue University

What are three words that describe you?

Responsible, intelligent, Friendly

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Mechanical Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

It's a unique competition that encourages cooperation
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Alex G

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Business Team

Alex G

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to learn about robots.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Bowling

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

funny, laid-back, responsible

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

You get to learn about robotics in a way that no one else does.
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Business Team

Jack K

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CAD Team

Jack K

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to expand knowledge of programming and mechanics.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Dance

What is your college of choice?

University of Michigan, Michigan State

What are three words that describe you?

Energetic, enthusiastic, curious

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Video Game Designer
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CAD Team

James "Junior" M

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

James "Junior" M

Why did you join the team?

I like math, and robots seemed cool

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Football, Track, wresling, drums

What is your college of choice?

University of Michigan

What are three words that describe you?

Happy, Energetic, on task

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Architect

What is special about FIRST?

It gives a unique experience and is the only well known robotics competitive
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Neethan P

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Software Team

Neethan P

Why did you join the team?

It seemed interesting to me.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Soccer, powerlifting, piano

What is your college of choice?

University of Michigan, Case Western Reserve, University of Chicago

What are three words that describe you?

Laid-back, hard-working, friendly

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Undecided

What is special about FIRST?

Competitions are fascinating to watch.
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Software Team

Jacob S

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Business Team

Jacob S

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to do something fun with my spare time.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

University of Michigan

What are three words that describe you?

Intelligent, Cautious, curious

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Astrophysicist

What is special about FIRST?

Provides an opportunity unlike any other
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Business Team

Matt S

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Matthew S

Why did you join the team?

Because it seemed like fun.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Water polo

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Hardworking, Social, Caring

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer

What is special about FIRST?

All the thought and effort that is put into FIRST
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Maria T

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Business Team

Maria T

Why did you join the team?

I like robotics, and wanted to learn about them.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Girl Scouts

What is your college of choice?

Michigan State

What are three words that describe you?

Tough, Intelegent, Fun

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Criminal Analyst

What is special about FIRST?

We're a family in FIRST, and you don't see that in every team.
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Sophmores - Class of 2021

Aryan B

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Software Team

Aryan B

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to learn more about robots.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Cross-fit

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Hard-worker, intelligent, mathematical

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Software Engineer
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Software Team

Michael B

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CAD Team

Michael B

Why did you join the team?

I was on FLL and FTC, so this was the natural next step.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Marching Band

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Creative, intelligent, friendly

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Lego Set Designer
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CAD Team

Christopher C

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Software Team

Christopher C

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to practice and improve my programming abilities.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

None

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Smart, passionate, curious

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Mechanical Engineer
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Software Team

Amanda G

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Business Team

Amanda G

Why did you join the team?

Because I liked FIRST robotics, and what they do.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Marching band

What is your college of choice?

Michigan State

What are three words that describe you?

Cautious, curious, intelligent

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Pharmasist
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Business Team

Andrew H

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Software Team

Andrew H

Why did you join the team?

It seemed interesting to me.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Drums, parkour

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Thinker, driver, curious

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Undecided
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Software Team

Owen H

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Controls Team

Owen H

Why did you join the team?

I waslooking for new opportunities for myself.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Baseball, powerlifting

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Energetic, athletic, exciting

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Mechanical Engineer
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Aiden H

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CAD Team

Aiden H

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to gain experience in building robots.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Youth group

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Technical, creative, curious

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer
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CAD Team

Jack M

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Jack M

Why did you join the team?

I wanted to see what it was all about.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Marching/Spirit band, bowling

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

creative, thinker, cautious

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Zach R

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CAD Team

Zach R

Why did you join the team?

Robotics was an interest to me, so this seemed like a good fit.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Swim, scouts

What is your college of choice?

Undecided

What are three words that describe you?

Laid-back, intelligent, creative

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer
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CAD Team

Owen R

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Owen R

Why did you join the team?

I've seen robotics competitions since fifth grade, and I loved watching them.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Hockey

What is your college of choice?

Lawrence Tech

What are three words that describe you?

Energetic, outgoing, friendly

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Computer Scientist
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Grace T

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Grace T

Why did you join the team?

I was on FTC and had a good time.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Bowling

What is your college of choice?

Oakland University

What are three words that describe you?

Creative, smart, accurate

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Aeronautical Engineer
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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Kiera T

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Kiera T

Why did you join the team?

It looked like it could give me a lot of opportunities I wouldnt have otherwise.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Basketball

What is your college of choice?

Notre Dame, Michigan State

What are three words that describe you?

Team-player, helpful, open-minded

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Lawyer
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Isaiah W

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Fabrication (FAB) Team

Isaiah W

Why did you join the team?

I was on FTC and FLL and that was a good experience.

What other extracurriculars do you do?

Football, anime club, powerlifting

What is your college of choice?

Michigan Tech

What are three words that describe you?

positive, friendly, gentle

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Engineer
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