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Scrimmage – LIVE!

Watch our scrimmage live!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQ46aTb4fV8

Student of the Week – Annalise T.

annaliseWhat grade are you in?

9th grade.

What is your position on the team?

I’m a builder and I help the Operations team from time to time.

What have you been working on?

I’ve been working on putting together and creating parts for the final robot.

What is your favorite part about Red Alert?

I really like the family essence of it and how much I’ve been able to learn during my time on the team so far.

What are your after graduation plans? College? Major?

I plan on attending Purdue and I’m still unsure of what I want to major in. I’m thinking about Aerospace Engineering, another STEM related specification with Engineering, and/or becoming a pilot.

If you had intro music, what would it be and why?

Run. It has that one great moment that everyone recognizes.

What is the mot annoying habit anyone can have?

I think the most annoying habit is obsessive dabbing.

Mentor of the Week – Mr. Horne

mr.horneWhat do you do on the team?

Prevent the students from getting a serious injury. I also help with controls & operations.

How long have you been with the team?

5’8”.

What’s your favorite part about being on Red Alert?

The overseas travel. Seeing foreign countries is really cool.

What do you do outside of robotics?

I work on race cars and sleep at least 5 hours a night.

You won $1,000,000 from the lottery. What would you do with it?

Get a blow up pool and play in 1,000,000 dollar bills.

What are you most looking forward to in 2018?

Flying cars.

Mentor of the Week – Mr. Thielmeyer

thielmeyerWhat do you do on the team?

This year I’ve helped build the field and in the machining area.

How long have you been on the team?

My first year was Breakaway in 2010.

What’s your favorite part about being on Red Alert?

I like the fact that students are learning to make something. The world needs more people who understand how to design answers to problems.

What do you do outside of robotics?

I’m an electrical engineer at Cummins. I also like volleyball, bicycling, and home improvement projects.

Is cereal soup?

No, they are different.

If over time you replace parts on your car, at what time does it stop being the same car you bought? How many parts do you need to replace to make it a new car?

It’s still the same car because the better question is: If all the cells in your body regenerate every 90 days, are you still you?

 

Student of the Week – Alex P.

alexWhat grade are you in?

I’m a senior.

What is your position on the team?

I work with the different Non-engineering side, mostly safety, media, and operations.

What have you been working on?

I’ve been working on picking pictures for our scrapbook and organizing the safety manual.

What is your favorite part of Red Alert?

I love the bonds between team members. It’s really fun to hang out with your friends so much.

What are your after graduation plans? College? Major?

I plan on finishing my associate’s degree at Ivy tech and getting certified as a phlebotomist and hopefully, getting a job in a hospital.

If your 5-year old self suddenly found themselves inhabiting your body, what would they do first?

My 5-year old self would probably get really excited about being tall, then quickly realize that I’m still too short to reach anything important.

What inanimate object do you with you could eliminate from existence?

Dolls, especially clown dolls. They are so creepy…