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Class of '25, Juniors

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Elijah Capalla

Robot Programming Committee Member &

Media Manager

3rd year on Team 701

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Elijah’s loves being able to communicate with others with similar interests. Outside of school, he likes to sketch, listen to music, and watch movies. After high school, he wants to major in engineering.

elijahc@vandenrobotics.com

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Chris Ekstrom

Electrical Committee Member

3rd year on Team 701

he/him

Chris enjoys working with different committees and using various tools. During his free time, he enjoys playing video games.

 

chrise@vandenrobotics.com

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Christopher Erickson

Electrical Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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Christopher loves to see the robot come to life and being able to hang out with friends after school. During his free time, he enjoys playing video games and playing airsoft. He plans on joining the navy or going to college.

christophere@vandenrobotics.com

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Carl Ewert

Mechanical Committee Member & Outreach Manager

3rd year on Team 701

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Carl joined because engineering has been one of his greatest passions and wanted to develop his skills in the field. He enjoys workout through problems and finding solutions through trial and error. In the future, he plans on studying medicine.

carle@vandenrobotics.com

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Brayden Gray

Mechanical Committee Member

1st year on Team 701

he/him

Brayden joined robotics to practice STEM skills for college. He enjoys the atmosphere of working with tools, bits, etc. Outside of school, he likes to hang out with friends and play airsoft.

noahg@vandenrobotics.com

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Sophia Manog

Electrical Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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Sophia enjoys the team environment and community, and likes working with the people. Outside of school, she does dance and likes to draw and read. In the future, she would like to study some kind of engineering.

sophiam@vandenrobotics.com

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Noah Guerra

Mechanical Committee Member & Business Manager

3rd year on Team 701

he/him

Noah says that so far, the collaboration between everyone in his committee has made everything really fun for him, and causes him to look forward to robotics. Outside of school, he usually practices digital art using an iPad, or he is just reading. In the future, he would like to attend The California Institute of Technology to major in mechanical engineering.

noahg@vandenrobotics.com

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Jesse Melendres

Robot Programming Committee Member

3rd year on Team 701

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Jesse’s favorite part of being on the team so far is the opportunity to practice programming. In his spare time, he likes playing video games, playing piano, and reading. After high school, he wants to go to UCLA and major in software engineering.

jessejacobm@vandenrobotics.com

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Elijah Minglana

Electrical Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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Elijah enjoys the tools he gets to use and tasks he gets to do on the team, especially crimping and using screws. Outside of school, he practices taekwondo and plays the flute.

elijahm@vandenrobotics.com

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Maya Minglana

Design Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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Maya has liked learning how to model parts using CAD software. In her spare time, she likes drawing and learning how to 3D model in Blender. After high school, she wants to go to UC Davis.

mayam@vandenrobotics.com

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Eden Opalka

Electrical Committee Member

1st year on Team 701

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Eden dedicates herself to robotics since she has admired the work of her parents, who are engineers. She likes building the robots and seeing how they function. In the future, she plans to go to college to become an astronaut.

edeno@vandenrobotics.com

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Angelo Ramos

Design Committee Member

3rd year on Team 701

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Angelo enjoys creating new designs and the discussion within the team. In his spare time, he likes gaming, listening to music, and watching anime. After high school, he plans on going into the military.

angelor@vandenrobotics.com

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Liam Relph

Electrical Committee Member

3rd year on Team 701

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Liam enjoys working together with his friends on the team. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games. In the future, Liam would like to study factory design engineering.

liamr@vandenrobotics.com

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Jackson Stewart

Mechanical Head

3rd year on Team 701

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Jackson appreciates the cooperation of the team. Outside of robotics, Jackson enjoys baseball and video games. In the future, he would like to go to Chico State and major in mechatronics with a minor in manufacturing.

jacksons@vandenrobotics.com

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Randell Saddi

Programming Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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Randell was always interested in robotics and wanted to pursue it even further. Outside of school, he likes talking with friends on social emdia and playing video games. After high school, he plans going to college.

 

randells@vandenrobotics.com

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Khoa Tran

Robot Programming Head

3rd year on Team 701

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What Khoa enjoys most about being on team 701 is the work environment. Outside of school, Khoa likes to play video games and play the piano. In the future, Khoa hopes to attend UC Davis and major in biological sciences.

 

koaht@vandenrobotics.com

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