Meet Our Team

Freshmen

Anika

  • Years on the Team: 1

Caroline

  • Years on the team: 1

Kim

  • Years on the team: 1
  • Favorite Tool: Drill
  • Kim joined the team because "I loved the idea of empowerment of girls in STEM"

Merrilee

  • Safety Captain
  • Years on the Team: 1
  • Favorite Tool: Drill
  • Merrilee joined the team because "I wanted to help build a robot and really liked the all girls team"

Chloe

  • Scout
  • Years on the Team: 1

Sophomores

Amber

  • Scout
  • Years on the Team: 2
  • Favorite Tool: Belt Sander
  • Amber joined the team because "I wanted to work on something not all girl schools get to do, and robotics just happened to be it"
  • Amber's favorite part of being on the team is "working with people from different grades and with people from around the world"

Jamison

  • Human Player and Director of Finance
  • Years on the Team: 2
  • Favorite Tool: Deburring Tool
  • Jamison joined the team because "I had always wanted to"
  • Jamison's favorite part of being on the team is "literally everything. There is nothing I don't like"

Lena

  • Technician and Chairmans Presenter
  • Years on the Team: 2
  • Favorite Tool: Ratchet or Belt Sander
  • Lena joined the team because "in middle school I looked up to FRC girls and I wanted to be someone that younger girls could look up to when I got into high school"

Marina

  • Years on the Team: 1
  • Favorite Tool: Drill
  • Marina joined the team because "robotics seemed interesting to me and some of my friends were doing it too so it seemed fun :)"

Natalie

  • Years on the Team: 1
  • Favorite Tool: Heat Gun
  • Natalie joined the team because "I had always been curious in robotics and a lot of my friends happened to be in robotics too!"

Sofia

  • Director of Recruitment, Director of Drive Team, and Driver
  • Years on the Team: 2
  • Favorite Tool: Pneumatic Tubing Cutter
  • Sofia joined the team because "I loved being on the FLL team in middle school, and I wanted to try it out on a bigger scale"
  • Sofia's favorite parts of being on the team are "driving the robot and working together with friends"

Wendy

  • VP of Internal Affairs, Drive Coach, and Chairman's Presenter
  • Years on the Team: 2
  • Favorite Tool: Dremel
  • Wendy joined the team because "I just did it"
  • Wendy's favorite part of being on the team is "the concept of utilizing small parts to build one massive, beautiful thing, creating both a sense of community and accomplishment"

Juniors

Antoinette

  • Years on the Team: 1
  • Antoinette joined the team because "I wanted to be part of girls in STEM and also see how girls robotics teams would be even when competing about mixed teams"

Camilla

  • Years on the Team: 3
  • Favorite Tool: Drill
  • Camilla joined the team because "I wanted to be part of a girls STEM team and liked the theme of empowering girls"
  • Camilla's favorite part of being on the team is "working together with friends"

Madison

  • Human Player and Scout
  • Years on the Team: 2
  • Favorite Tool: Rivet Gun
  • Madison joined the team because "I have always been interested in the math and science fields and have always wanted to be an engineer"
  • Madison's favorite part of being on the team is "working with people with common interests and becoming friends with them"

Olivia

  • Photographer
  • Years on the Team: 1
  • Favorite Tool: Laser Distance Measurer
  • Liv joined the team because "it was on an impulse- I was bored. Still, I'm glad I did. and I'm really excited to be part of the team!"

Seniors

Abby Sofía

  • Head of Electrical
  • Years on the Team: 2
  • Favorite Tool: Arc Welder
  • Abby Sofía joined the team because "nothing makes me happier than building something with other people"
  • Abby Sofía's favorite parts of being on the team are "building the robot and learning new things when it comes to building and electronics"

Alexandria

  • Years on the Team: 4

Anna

  • Head Scout and Director of Attendance
  • Years on the Team: 4
  • Favorite Tool: Hacksaw or Drillpress
  • Anna joined the team because "I had always been interested in technology before I came to Duchesne, and when I came, my dad told me that there was a robotics team. I thought that was the coolest thing ever, so I joined. Now I'm in my fourth year on the team and I still think it's the coolest thing ever"
  • Anna's favorite part of being on the team is "using power tools and being in community not only with team members, but other FIRST teams around the world"

Austen

  • Driver
  • Years on the Team: 1
  • Favorite Tool: Drill
  • Austen joined the team because "I love creating things with my own hands and empowering girls in STEM"

Elizabeth

  • VP of Build
  • Years on the Team: 3
  • Favorite Tool: Dremel or Reciprocating Saw
  • Elizabeth joined the team because "I've always wanted to be an engineer because I've always longed to make things out of nothing, and this is my first step in doing something I love"
  • Elizabeth's favorite part of being on the team is "being able to see both everyone else and myself grow as people and being able to create something that I pride myself in"

Isabel

  • Years on the Team: 2

Madison

  • VP of Finance and Chairman's Presenter
  • Years on the Team: 3
  • Favorite Tool: Dremel
  • Madison joined the team because "I heard a lot of good things about the team, and I wanted to see for myself"
  • Madison's favorite part of being on the team is "the strong community of the team" and "the sense of fulfillment that the team experiences at the end of the season each year"

Sarah

  • President
  • Years on the Team: 4
  • Favorite Tool: Dremel or Hackzall
  • Sarah joined the team because "I saw how much fun my friends were having doing it, and I decided to try it out"
  • Sarah's favorite part of being on the team is "everything! I love having a community of so many awesome/smart/creative /talented people (both on our team and on other teams). Building the robot is pretty awesome too"

Vina

  • Director of Mechanics and Head of Coding
  • Years on the Team: 4
  • Favorite Tool: Rivet Gun or Ratchet
  • Vina joined the team because "my parents asked me to join, but I stayed after realizing how amazing and fun it is"
  • Vina's favorite part of being on the team is "knowing and working with so many people with similar interests, building something that I am proud of"

Yu

  • Years on the Team: 4
  • Favorite Tool: Hacksaw
  • Yu joined the team to "try something innovative"
  • Yu's favorite part of being on the team is "building team spirit and making new friends"

Zada

  • VP of Public Relations
  • Years on the Team: 4
  • Favorite Tool: Machete or Rivet Gun
  • Zada joined the team because "I saw all my friends joining and though I was kind of afraid I decided to take a chance! It's one of the best decisions I've ever made"
  • Zada's favorite part of being on the team is "working with such amazing people and seeing a fully functional and awesome robot come from an abstract concept in just 6 weeks"