Students

Gina Cusimano »

Bio coming soon!

Hannah Hadley »

Why did you join Team Driven?

I needed an outlet for creativity as well as somewhere to put all of my excitement for science and technology!

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

Being in a community of people who are passionate and kind.

What is your job on the team?

I analyse other teams and compositions of teams, I edit videos, and help out around the shop whenever I can!

What are your plans after graduation?

I plan on making the world a better place by becoming a forensics criminologist.

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

It has opened my eyes to how far technology and society has come.

What are your hobbies?

Reading, writing, cooking, memeing

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Velociraptor and/or Tricerabot

What is your favorite food?

Sushi! (Spicy crab is the best.)

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

I can flip my arms over my head from my back without letting go. Oh, and my sense of humour is as dry as the Sahara.

What sub-team are you a part of?

Video & Editing, and Scouting/Strategy

Adrian Beason »

Bio coming soon!

Nick Jones »

Team(s): Communication

Bio Coming Soon!

Jada VanDuyne »

Peyton Reeves »

Kyle Greenwald »

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Blair Campbell »

Why did you join Team Driven?

To learn new things that could help me down the road

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

Building something cool

What is your job on the team?

I am a morie sekey operator

What are your plans after graduation?

Do some work and go t0 Longview

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

It has opened my eyes to new job opportunity and I have seen some engineering classes that could help with me achieving my goals

What are your hobbies?

Video games and learning to play the guitar

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Triceratops

What is your favorite food?

Don’t have one

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

I am patient zero for a disease that is not contagious

What sub-team are you a part of?

Machining

Ben Carlyle-Ellebracht »

Bio coming soon!

Andrew Collins »

Bio coming soon!

Riley Davenport »

Bio coming soon!

Tyler Doak »

Team(s): Build

Bio coming soon!

Syd Hampton »

Team(s): Scouting

-No Bio-

Joe Licata »

Bio Coming Soon

Izzy Shakleford »

-No Bio-

Matt Smith-Spangler »

Team(s): Build, Video Communications

Why did you join Team Driven?

I was inspired by many students and mentors. I also love problem solving, working with robots, and inventing things.

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

Building the robots.

What is your job on the team?

I Mastercam parts, on the computer, for the CNC. I also operate the lathe, vertical mill, and help assemble the robot.

What are your plans after graduation?

My plan after graduation, is to go to college to work in the software engineering field.

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

Robotics has influenced my career/ education choices in many ways. It provides a way to get more scholarships. It shows me some  of the things people in my field do. It also provides a way for me to show my interests in a way school can’t.

What are your hobbies?

I am on the Lee’s Summit High School Drumline, I am a programmer, and I am also a member of Team Driven Robotics.

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Triceratop

What is your favorite food?

Sushi

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

I fly radio controlled planes.

What sub-team are you a part of?

Machining

Anthony Whitney »

Bio coming soon!

Jake Wilson »

Team(s): Programming

Why did you join Team Driven?

I Went to the app camps and had a lot of fun.

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

Everyone is people of a similar mindset and its a lot of fun.

What is your job on the team?

Attending MO S&T for a Computer Engineering or Computer Science degree

What are your plans after graduation?

Attending MO S&T for a Computer Engineering or Computer Science degree

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

Yes, I never would have learned to code if not for app camps

What are your hobbies?

Gaming and playing the cello

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Tricerabot

What is your favorite food?

Free

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

What sub-team are you a part of?

Programming

Ethan Stephenson »

Bio coming soon!

Whitman Stanfield-myers »

Bio coming soon!

Jose Avila »

Grace Stephenson »

-no bio-

Austin Ross »

Katie Fiorani »

-no bio-

Riley Nofziger »

-no bio-

Jonathan Crance »

Team(s): Build

What other activities are you involved in besides robotics?

Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, and Band

What are your hobbies?

RC Cars

What do you want to be when you grow up?

Chemical Engineer

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

Seeing all of my friends.

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

T-Rex

What is you favorite type of food?

Pizza

What is your interesting fact/talent?

I can build robots.

Brandon Findlay »

Why did you join Team Driven?

Because I was interested in engineering and programming and enjoyed the Lego league I did in elementary school

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

I like working as a team and programing

What is your job on the team?

Im on the programming team

What are your plans after graduation?

2 mission and college  for computer sience

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

It helps with my want to do programming in the future

What are your hobbies?

Video games, running, programming

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Trycaribot

What is your favorite food?

Nachos

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

I have EoE

What sub-team are you a part of?

Programming

Ruth Jones »

Team(s): Build

Why did you join Team Driven?

Because I like doing and learning new things all the time and this is a place were I can do all that.

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

All the different people.

What is your job on the team?

I don’t really have one right now.  I am learning to do machining and welding and am trying to learn CAD.

What are your plans after graduation?

Video game designer.

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

It as given me more social opportunities.

What are your hobbies?

Playing video games

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Pterosaurs

What is your favorite food?

Spicy

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

I guess I am real good at understanding people like I know what they want to hear.

What sub-team are you a part of?

Machining

Josh Nazworthy »

Why did you join Team Driven?

Team driven has always been a part of my life.

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

The family atmosphere and knowing I will always have a spot

What is your job on the team?

Chairmans team, machinist, hottest rapper in the shop, shop model

What are your plans after graduation?

My goal is to one day own my own record label. Let my passion for music and writing help create music based on others passions.

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

Since Robotics has always been always been a part of life, it has always influenced me. But it has definitely taught me to go for what I believe in.

What are your hobbies?

Singing, playing drums, music in general, spitting the most fire bars, playing soccer, hoodrat THANGS, knocking over hy-vee aisles, ballin’, pretending to be blind.

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Betty White

What is your favorite food?

Pasta/the souls of the innocent

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

I can make you think about the number 7, what number are you thinking. I bet its 7, I also once won one dollar.

What sub-team are you a part of?

Communications

Anna Stephensen »

Team(s): Programming

Why did you join Team Driven?

Team Driven seemed like an interesting team that used more than just your athletic capabilities. That and I’m no athlete and wanted to get involved in activities.

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

The people on Team Driven are really fun to be around and the atmosphere is very welcoming.

What is your job on the team?

Programming.

What are your plans after graduation?

Go to school to become an engineer.

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

Robotics has opened my mind to new career fields but has not yet changed my set career path.

What are your hobbies?

I like film photography and collect old cameras.

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Triceratops

What is your favorite food?

Oranges

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

Most people don’t know that I’m a triplet.

What sub-team are you a part of?

Programming

D Archdekin »

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What are your plans after graduation?
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What are your hobbies?
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What is your favorite food?
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Austin DuBois »

Why did you join Team Driven?
 Because I love building robots
What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?
 Making new connections with people
What is your job on the team?
 Any Job someone gives me
What are your plans after graduation?
 Go to College to study Mechanical engineering
How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?
 It has enhanced my building and designing ability
What are your hobbies?
 Building
What is your favorite type of dinosaur?
 Land Dinosaur
What is your favorite food?
 Chicken
What is an interesting fact or talent you have?
 
What sub-team are you a part of?
Electronics

Garrett Hale »

Bio coming soon!

Emma Davenport »

Bio coming soon!

Logan Helm »

Bio coming soon!

Payton Stropes »

Why did you join Team Driven?
So I could do things I enjoy with my friends.
What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?
You get a lot of freedom to do what you want to do.
What is your job on the team?
Programming
What are your plans after graduation?
 Go to college
How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?
 It has influenced me to go towards STEM career options
What are your hobbies?
Playing bass in orchestra, singing in choir and, Irish dance
What is your favorite type of dinosaur?
Brachiosaurus
What is your favorite food?
 Pasta and water
What is an interesting fact or talent you have?
 I’m a red head 🙂
What sub-team are you a part of?

Programming

Jackson Wells »

Bio coming soon!

Josh Rehwaldt »

Team(s): Build

 Why did you join Team Driven?

I didn’t want to ride the bus home every day.

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

All the hot girls. A nerd’s gotta do what a nerd’s gotta do.

What is your job on the team?

Disappointing my family. And building.

What are your plans after graduation?

Going to college is an option.

How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?

It hasn’t, I was already on the STEM path.

What are your hobbies?

Basket weaving.

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

Captain Ahab.

What is your favorite food?

Tears

What is an interesting fact or talent you have?

What sub-team are you a part of?

Building

 

Nathan Kump »

Bio coming soon!

Ivy Liu »

Why did you join Team Driven?
 My friend was doing it, so I tagged along and sorta got dragged in.
What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?
Having more people to talk to that share similar interests.
What is your job on the team?
Programming
What are your plans after graduation?
 Probably going to college
How has robotics influenced your career/ education choices?
 I don’t think my career/education choices have been influenced very much as I was already on the STEM path.
What are your hobbies?
Reading, figuring out how to reclaim my lost soul, browsing the internet, plotting world domination, and watching YouTube videos.
What is your favorite type of dinosaur?
 Spinosaurus
What is your favorite food?
 Rice
What is an interesting fact about you or talent you have?
I can speak 3 languages really badly.
What sub-team are you a part of?
Programming

Nick Hammond »

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Yolanda Zhuo »

Adam Greenwald »

Alyssa Harmon »

-no bio-

Brady Zeiler »

-no bio-

Jack Lintz »

-no bio-

Lucas Gentry »

Brendan Arens »

-no bio-

Max Tomeldan »

-no bio-

Trenton Latta »

Team(s): Build

What is your role on the team?

Build

Why I joined the team?

I was always interested in robotics and electronics

What is your favorite part about being on Team Driven?

Helping work on the robots and just knowing that I helped accomplish something.

What is your experience with the team?

1st year

How will you benefit the team?

Help with anything I can

What are your plans after graduation?

I plan on trying to become an architect

How has robotics influenced your education/career choice?

 I was really interested in robotics and building things

What are your hobbies?

Drawing, fishing, and building

What is your favorite type of dinosaur?

T-Rex

What is you favorite type of food?

Pizza

What is your interesting fact/talent?