EAGLE ROBOTICS TEAM 7373
Steven is currently a junior at MPCS. This is his sixth year competing in a FIRST program, with three years participating in FIRST Lego League prior to FTC. Steven has strong interests in computer science and engineering, one of which he would like to pursue as a career. He has experience with Java, Kotlin, Swift, and Python; is an Oracle Certified Associate for Java SE 8; and is an experienced pianist. Steven hopes to use his abilities to benefit those around him and make a difference in the world.
Aidan is currently attending Mount Paran Christian School as a junior. This is his third year participating in a FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team, and he is interested in the design, building, outreach, and programming of the team’s robot. He wishes to grow in his knowledge of computer science, engineering, industry, and teamwork. Furthermore, he hopes to pursue a career in computer science or engineering in the future. Aidan has completed the AP Computer Science Principles and the PLTW course Intro to Engineering and Design and is currently enrolled in the PLTW course Principles of Engineering.
Sam Haygood is currently a sophomore at Mount Paran Christian School. This is his second year in FTC after 3 years in FLL. His future goal is to use the talents God has given him to become a mechanical engineer with a focus in aerospace. He is currently taking AP computer science and is excited to learn more about coding. Outside of robotics, Sam enjoys writing science-fiction and fantasy books, enjoys drawing, and is a member of the International Children’s Advisory Network (iCAN).
Grant is a junior at Mount Paran this year. This will be his third year competing on an FTC robotics team, and he was on the Mount Paran FLL team for three years. This year, he hopes to help contribute to the success of his team and glorify God in the process. Grant is currently enrolled in AP Computer Science A and the PLTW Principles of Engineering course, and he hopes to eventually become an engineer. Outside of robotics, Grant likes to play lacrosse and the banjo.
EAGLE ROBOTICS TEAM 11364
Caroline is currently a freshman at Mount Paran Christian School. This is her third year participating in FIRST Robotics, with two prior years of experience in the FIRST Lego League. Caroline is interested in the programming aspect of robotics and hopes to become more familiar with programming throughout the season. Outside of robotics, Caroline is involved with several other clubs including Key Club, The Christian Life Council, and she hopes to join the school varsity soccer team in the spring. In the future, Caroline is possibly looking to pursue a career in Engineering or Computer Science.
Conner is currently a freshman at Mount Paran Christian School. This is his fourth year in the FIRST program, with three years participating in FIRST Lego® League prior to this year in FIRST Tech Challenge. Conner is interested in robotics, airsoft, Boy Scouts, and streaming. He is an Eagle Scout and a certified scuba diver. Conner hopes to use his skills to help the team this season.
Nathaniel is a freshman in high school at Mount Paran Christian School, and this is his fourth year in the FIRST program. Nathaniel was in First Lego League from sixth grade to eighth grade, but this will be his first year on a FIRST Tech Challenge team. He has strong interests in mechanical engineering and computer science, and because of this, Nathaniel would like to pursue a career in the engineering field. Outside of robotics, Nathaniel plays trombone in the high school band.
Jillian is currently a junior at Mount Paran. This is her first year participating in FTC, and she is interested in the programming and CAD of the robot. She hopes to gain experience in these fields to pursue a cybersecurity major in college. Outside of school, Jillian plays the piano and the viola, participates in the Mount Paran Marching Band, and regularly attends taekwondo classes.
Jonathan is currently attending Mount Paran Christian School as a Freshman. This is his first year a member of a FIRST Tech Challenge robotics team. He has one prior year of robotics experience in the FIRST LEGO® League program. As a member of Team 11364, Jonathan wants to learn more about designing, coding, and building the robot.
Jonathan is currently a freshman at Mount Paran Christian School. This is Jonathan's first year of First. Jonathan is interested in architecture and is hoping to pursue a career as an architect. Jonathan has been a competitive swimmer for 8 years and is about to complete Eagle Scout. Jonathan hopes to use his abilities to benefit others in his community.
Stanley is currently a freshman at MPCS. This is his third year competing in a FIRST program, having participated two years in FLL prior to this first year in FTC. Stanley has interests in automotive engineering, technical engineering, and computer science, two of which he would like to do as a career. Outside of school, he likes to play saxophone, video games, and just hanging out with friends. Stanley hopes to use his abilities to help his team, be closer to God, and form long lasting friendships.
COACHES AND MENTORS
JOHN QUARLES - ENGINEERING MENTOR / BRAD SMITH - HEAD COACH