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Leadership

 

 


CEO: Madison R.

 

 

Grade: Senior

 

Why did you join the team: I had actually opted to go to go to Coronado over Doherty for the team. After hearing about it from friends and seeingGrab 'n Go run at registration, I wanted to see if robotics was for me. The team was incredibly welcoming and had learned so much in the first couple of weeks, and so i stayed.

 

Why did you want to become CEO: My freshman year, I was on manipulator before being drafted onto the Chairman's Presentation Team. During my sophmore year, i took over the Chairman's Award submission, but after a while I missed the technical side. CEO was the best way to be involved in both worlds, and allow me to connect and lead other team members to keep meeting our goal of teaching and inspiring others.

 

What is your favorite team memory: I have many, but I will never forget being trapped in the elevator at Utah. It wasn't exactly a good time, but that's okay. Becoming a Dean's List Finalist and having the team qualify for championships last year was another unforgettable moment.

 

What are your plans for the team:My plans for the team are to go to Championships again, expand outreach, and make vision processing work!

 

What will you miss about the team the most when you graduate: I will miss all of my friends, the incredibly supportive mentors, and having this second family to turn to every day.

 

Business:

 

 

CFO (VP of Finance): Casi K.

 

 

Grade: Senior

 

Why did you join the team:I joined because my sister had been on the team and I had wanted to be like her.

 

Why did you want to become a VP: Mostly because it was it was the one position that no one really wanted and restore it back to its old glory.

 

What is your favorite team memory: Being spirit captain . I loved doing the line dances, leading cheers, and getting a freepass to war all the goofy spirit gear.

 

What are your plans for the Finance sub-team: Increasing underclassmen participation is my biggest priority. Lots of the bookkeeping and management responsibilities are much easier with multiple people.

 

VP of Awards: Kai W.

 

 

Grade: Sophmore

 

Why did you join the team: I joined the team to expand my knowledge in business. I love writing and as soon as I heard that CGW had awards I joined.

 

Why did you want to become a VP: I wanted to become a VP to gain confidence and leadership skills. i also wanted awards to become a sub-team others enjoyed being on and have learned from.

 

What is your favorite team memory: My favorite team memory is hands-down Competition. The atmosphere , the people, and seeing how well we perform, the feeling is amazingly indescribable.

 

What are your plans for the Awards sub-team: I plan to have a more constructed Chairman's first draft before build season starts. i also want more people to know awards like Chairman's like they know the robot.

 

VP of Community Outreach: Carli K.

 

 

Grade: Junior

 

Why did you join the team: I joined the team originally because my older brother and Dad were on the team and robotics looked like an exciting thing to do.

 

Why did you want to become a VP: I wanted to become a VP because i have good leadership skills and really wanted to work hard at a job i was passionate about.

 

What is your favorite team memory: Denver Competion- where we were all waiting for the awards and everyone was worried and then our name was called and everyone jumped up, started screaming, crying, and hugging each other.

 

What are your plans for the Community Outreach sub-team: I want my sub-team to get further out into the community and grow our outreach program. I want to have our team name known around Colorado and i want us to be at awesome events around the city and be there for the community and the people in it.

 

VP of Social Media & Marketing: Michaela M.

 

 

 

Grade: Junior

 

Why did you join the team: I joined the team because my FLL coach told me about the FRC team and i was ready to take FIRST to the next level.

 

Why did you want to become a VP: I became a VP because i wanted to share my knowledge with others and seeing people grow in knowledge makes me enthusiastic to learn and teach more.

 

What is your favorite team memory: My favorite team memory was going to the Denver regional my freshman year and finally being able to be myself around others like me.

 

What are your plans for the Social Media & Marketing sub-team: Some plans and goals I have for my sub-team is to get our team more known through the media and to work on a music video.

 

 

VP of FIRST Outreach: Maddie M.

 

 

Grade: Junior

 

Why did you join the team: My middle school robotics coach got me hooked and i was ecstatic to start and continue in high school.

 

What is different about being leadership: It is an amazing oppurtunity to teach the future of the team. It is a challenge but it has taught me ownership and time management.

 

What is your favorite team memory: After winning the safety award in denver and feeling defeated we heard our team name called for Engineering Inspiration and while taking our , running back to hug Madison after she won Deans list.

 

What are your plans for the FIRST Outreach sub-team: I want my sub-team to grow beyond their comfort zone because there are so many places that they can go and grow.

 

Technical:

 

 

VP of Systems Integration: Brentt W.

 

 

Grade: Senior

 

Why did you join the team:A friend had recommended it, and I was on an FLL team in my middle school.

 

Why did you want to become a VP: I saw what the current leadership was doing and in so doing thought that i could improve upon what the were doing.

 

What is your favorite team memory: My sophmore year, I didn't go to Roboprom, but instead I stayed up with 3 other team members and talked all night. It was the most comfortable i'd felt with friends.

 

What will you miss about the team most when you graduate: I will miss the community that i have become a part of and the friendships that i have formed on the team.

 

What are your plans for the Systems Integration sub-team: I would like to have multiple drive trains modeled in Autodesk inventor so that during th first week of build season a drive train can be chosen, modified and sent to Vertec by week 1..

 

VP of Mobility: Conner N.

 

 

Grade: Senior

 

Why did you join the team: I'd seen the team at different demonstrations and community events when I was younger, so I felt driven to be a part of CGW and help make it the best it could be.

 

Why did you want to become a VP: As an underclassmen seeing all the seniors leave really opened my eyes to the opportunities that I believed I could take advantage of.

 

What is your favorite team memory: Last year I was on the drive team during Championships. It was an amazing experience and I would love to do it again.

 

What are your plans for the Mobility sub-team: I'd like to reach out to more underclassmen and train them for future problems that they may face.

 

VP of Manipulator: Garrett C.

 

 

Grade: Junior

 

Why did you join the team: While I was in middle school at Holmes I got introduced into engineering and wanted to be a part of it as I went on through high school. The team seemed like a super fun and interesting way to do that.

 

Why did you want to become a VP: I decided to become a VP because leading seemed like a good way to make use of my project management skills.

 

What is your favorite team memory: My favorite team memory was finding out that we won the Engineering Insperation at the Denver regional and realizing that we were going to Championships.

 

What will miss about the team most when you graduate: I will probably miss the amazing relationships I've created with mentors and students as well as how hands on this team is, it really taught me more about myself.

 

What are your plans for the Manipulator sub-team: My future plans are to make manipulator more organized, so the new team members wont be too overwhelmed coming into our team.

 

VP of Electrical: Hudson C.

 

 

Grade: Senior

 

Why did you join the team: I joined because I was interested in engineering and thought robotics would be a good place to pursue it.

 

What is different about being leadership: I use more critical thinking with managing my sub-team.

 

What is your favorite team memory: My favorite memory is all of the bad chinese food that was served

 

What will you miss about the team most when you graduate: What i am most going to miss is the multitude of different people.

 

What are your plans for the Electrical sub-team: My future plans for our sub-team is to continue to improve it through innovation.

 

VP of Programming: Ethan S.

 

 

Grade: Sophomore

 

Why did you join the team:I saw the team at a demo when I was 8 and had wanted to join ever since.

 

What is different about being leadership: Being in leadership is a lot more responsibility, namely having to teach people how to code a robot, many of whom have never coded before, or at least not in java

 

What is your favorite team memory: My favorite memory was at the Denver Regional in 2017 when we won Engineering Inspiration, then Madison won Deans list and the whole team ran back to the field for a huge group hug.

 

What are your plans for the Programming sub-team: The main plan is to get everyone on the sub-team familiar enough with java to be able to contribute to the robot code on some way. last year only three people on the sub-team actually contributed to the robot code, my goal is to change that.

 

VP of Special Projects: Grace S.

 

 

Grade: Junior

 

Why did you join the team: I joined the team because I saw one of the team's YouTube uploads and it seemed like a lot of fun.

 

What is different about being leadership: You see more of the team's inner workings and the planning process. I have a much better understanding of why we do certain things in sepecific ways.

 

What is your favorite team memory: My favorite memory was walking into my first regional at Flagstaff and seeing all the other teams pile in and start to work.

 

What are your plans for the Special Projects sub-team: My plans for my sub-team are to have more practice materials to help new members get their bearings on carpentry and streamline the field-building procedures.

 

VP of Scouting: Ellis S.

 

 

Grade: Senior

 

 

 

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