Class of '25, Sophomores

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Elijah Capalla

Robot Programming Committee Member &

Business Manager

2nd year on Team 701

Elijah’s favorite part of being on the team is the friendly competition between the scouting and robot programming committees. Outside of school, he enjoys drawing, listening to music, and video games. After high school, he wants to major in computer science or engineering.

elijahc@vandenrobotics.com

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Chris Ekstrom

Electrical Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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

 

christophere@vandenrobotics.com

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Carl Ewert

Mechanical Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

Carl enjoys hanging out with his friends on the team. Outside of school, Carl plays tennis.

carle@vandenrobotics.com

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Noah Guerra

Mechanical Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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 aerospace engineering.

noahg@vandenrobotics.com

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Angelo Ramos

Design Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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 wants to go to Cal Poly and major in aeronautical engineering.

angelor@vandenrobotics.com

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Randell Saddi

Mechanical Committee Member

2ndt year on Team 701

Randell finds robotics fun and entertaining. He enjoys gaming outside of school.

randells@vandenrobotics.com

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Jackson Stewart

Robot Programming Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

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 UC Davis to study Computer Science.

jacksons@vandenrobotics.com

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Koah Tran

Robot Programming Head

2nd year on Team 701

What Koah enjoys most about being on team 701 is having the opportunity to learn the language of coding in C++, which he finds beneficial. Outside of school, Koah likes to play video games and play the piano. In the future, Koah hopes to attend UC Davis and major in medical sciences.

 

koaht@vandenrobotics.com

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Jesse Melendres

Robot Programming Committee Member

2ndyear on Team 701

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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Michael Pierandozzi

Robot Programming Committee Member

2nd year on Team 701

Mikey enjoys the team and the amazing people on it. In his time outside of robotics, Mikey loves to program and play video games. In the future, he would like to go to UC Davis to study Computer Science.

michaelp@vandenrobotics.com