Members


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Adam Wulfing

Adam Wulfing

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Former President | Fabricator
About:

“” ~Adam W.


Alex Gibbs

Alex Gibbs

Sub-Team: Alpha
Specialization: Design
Designation: Former Vice-President | Designer
About:

“” ~Alex G.


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Alicia Veach

Sub-Team: Epsilon
Specialization: Electronics
Designation: Electronics Lead
About:

“Joined the team as a freshman and now I have power!” ~Alicia V.


Alyssa Atchinson

Alyssa Atchison

Sub-Team: Alpha
Specialization: Awards
Designation: Chairman’s Award Committee Member
About:

“” ~Alyssa A.


Andrew Lovre

Sub-Team: Bravo
Specialization: Fabrication | Assembly
Designation: Fabricator | Assembly Lead
About:

“” ~Andrew L.


Andrew Oliver

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization:

Designation:

About:

“”~Andrew Oliver


Andy Debolt

Sub-team: Epsilon

Specialization: Programming

Designation: Programmer

About:

“”~Andy Debolt


Ashley Faucher

Sub-team: Bravo

Specialization: Design

Designation: Designer

About:

“”~Ashley Faucher


Avery Black

Sub-team: Romeo

Specialization: Programming

Designation: Programmer

About:

“”~Avery Black


Avery Weston

Sub-Team: Epsilon
Specialization: Awards | Scouting
Designation: Former Secretary of Communications | Awards Committee Member | Scout Lead
About:

“I don’t like pictures…” ~Avery W.

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Ben Garcia

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization: Programming

Designation: Programmer

About:

“”~Ben Garcia


Bradley Davis

Bradley Davis

Sub-Team: Alpha
Specialization: Design
Designation: Design Lead
About:
Hates everything. Desires to destroy the world and become the robot overlord.

“I didn’t want this…” ~Bradley D.


Brandon Baldridge

Sub-team:

Specialization:

Designation:

About:

“”~Brandon Baldridge


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Conor Nickel

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Design
Designation: President | Designer
About:

“” ~Conner N.


Corinne Roppel

Sub-Team: Bravo
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Fabricator
About:

“” ~Corinne R.

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David Yee

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Programming | Scouting
Designation: Programmer | Assistant Scout Lead
About:

Being transplanted into a new place, a place away from everything that you know and love, is one of the few things in life that is quite frightening to those who do not experience it often. Maybe it was because of the feeling of familiarity, a feeling inherited from being on the Spartabots, another robotics team, but I decided quite early on to join Bear Metal, the robotics team at Tahoma Senior High School, the brand new area that I moved to.

It started out fine, being green on the team, and the other team members were kind, yet also a sort of distant… I stayed under everyone’s radar for a good half of the year, being semi-diligent at my work as a techie, being the I/O on the squad. However, my existence in the club offered no decent human contact with the other affiliates, excepting the few times I was given assignments and spoke with my fellow programmers about how to go about them.

Howbeit, everything changed when a particular someone decided to invite me to sit with them for dinner. Due to the long hours that we work on the robot, the team rotates who provides the meals, and we all partake in eating dinner at the shop every night. I learned long ago that the distance I felt was due to many of the others having their own cliques, and most of the “new” members already knew each other from respective FTC teams around the area. This didn’t bother me much, and usually I would sit by myself, only to quickly return to the computer lab for more programming afterwards. But, not today. No, today, I was invited to sit with several of the other members and enjoy their company. And, to be honest… It was awkward. But, nevertheless, it still made me happy, happy that the particular someone took their time to invite a complete stranger to their dinner table. Something that most likely no one would do under the same circumstances. Except over these past years I’ve learned that it wasn’t as unusual as I first thought… It was something that was inherent in most FRC students and was what made the FIRST mandate, a mandate of gracious professionalism.

That sole experience perhaps marked the beginning of a change. It was a subtle change, similar to Sovereign’s indoctrination, and progressed over the several competitions that we, as a team, went to and were notably successful at. By the end of last season, I was left with such strong bonds and feelings towards fellow comrades, that fully describing them here would be merely impossible. In short, I grew to know Bear Metal as my second family. Robotics became something different. It was no longer a place of work, a place filled with the noise of my keyboard, the whirring of hard drives, of the electric fan on the side of school computers. It was now a place where I could feel comfortable, feel welcome, and share in joys of working with technology. A place where I knew that we were all working hard together, towards one goal, towards one dream, towards…
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“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art… It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that give value to survival.” ~C.S. Lewis

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Erik Amsden

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization: Media

Designation: Media

About:

“”~Erik Amsden


Evan Lapp

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization: Fabrication | Media

Designation: Fabricator | Media

About:

“”~Evan Lapp


Ethan Roppel

Sub-team: Epsilon

Specialization:

Designation:

About:

“”~Ethan Roppel

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Forest Fleming

Forest Fleming

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Design
Designation: Designer
About:

“” ~Forest F.

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Gabe Howard

Gabe Howard

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Fabricator
About:

“” ~Gabe H.

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Jacob Burianek

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization:

Designation:

About:

“”~Jacob Burianek


Jared

Jared Perrine

Sub-Team: Bravo
Specialization: Design
Designation: Designer
About:

“” ~Jared P.


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Jayce Grimm

Sub-Team: Epsilon
Specialization:
Designation:
About:

“” ~Jayce G.


Jessica Perrine

Sub-team: Bravo

Specialization:

Designation:

About:

“”~Jessica Perrine


Joe S

Joe Schweitzer

Sub-Team: Epsilon
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Fabricator
About:

“” ~Joe S.


JT Hammerstrom

JT Hammerstrom

Sub-Team: Alpha
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Fabricator
About:

“” ~JT H.


 

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Kieran Snoozy

Sub-Team: Epsilon
Specialization: Design
Designation: Designer
About:

“” ~Kieran S.

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Levi Higgs

Sub-team: Bravo

Specialization: Fabrication

Designation: Fabricator

About:

“”~Levi Higgs

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Macks Cofton

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Secretary of Finance | Fabricator
About:

“” ~Macks C.


Mallika Sangiri

Sub-team:

Specialization:

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About:

“”~Mallika Sangiri


Matthew Culp

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization: Fabrication

Designation: Fabricator

About:

“”~Matthew Culp


Michaela La Brie

Michaela La Brie

Sub-Team: Bravo
Specialization: Media
Designation: Media
About:

“Sounds like a personal issue” ~Michaela L. B.

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Noah Miller

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization: Design

Designation: Designer

About:

“”~Noah Miller


Nicholas Scofield

Sub-team: Bravo

Specialization: Fabrication

Designation: Fabricator

About:

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Riley Bontempo

Sub-Team: Bravo
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Fabricator
About:

“” ~Riley B.


Rosella Miller

Rosella Miller

Sub-Team: Alpha
Specialization: Awards | Fabrication
Designation: Awards Committee Member
About:

“No. I am going to hit you with this.” ~Rosella M.


 

Ryleigh Weston

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Electronics
Designation: Secretary of Communications | Electrician
About:

“” ~Ryleigh W.

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Scott Farnsworth

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization:

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Shane Beres

Sub-team: Alpha

Specialization: Fabrication

Designation: Vice-President | Fabricator

About:


Spencer Metz

Spencer Metz

Sub-Team: Romeo
Specialization: Programming
Designation: Programmer
About:

“” ~Spencer M.

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Takamasa Minami

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Trina Le

Sub-Team: Bravo
Specialization: Fabrication
Designation: Fabrication Lead
About:

“” ~Trina L.


Tyler Scofield

Sub-team: Epsilon

Specialization: Fabrication | Media

Designation: Fabricator | Media Lead

About:


Ty Hammerstrom

Ty Hammerstrom

Sub-Team: Epsilon
Specialization: Media
Designation: Shop Steward
About:

“” ~Ty H.

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Victoria Vasquez

Sub-team: Romeo

Specialization: Media

Designation: Media

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Zoey Oshiro

Sub-team: Bravo

Specialization: Assembly

Designation: Assembler

About: