Cyborg of the Week: Andres Campos

Note: The person who runs the Joliet Cyborgs COTW encountered technical difficulties and as a result last week’s COTW is being posted today along with the current COTW.

How long have you been in the team.?

Since my freshman year.

What current year are you in?

Senior


Why did you join robotics?

It seemed fun, I wanted to experience what robotics had to offer.


What made you stay?

The people.

How do you feel you contribute to the team?

I help out with the media team, I also helped out with the business plan and the Chairman’s award.

What have you learned over the years?

I learned how to cooperate better with the people around me and how to work as a team.


Favorite memory in Robotics.

When they revealed that we were going to worlds because of the wild card.





Cyborg of the Week: Conor Mullins

How long have you been in the team?

I joined the summer before freshman year.

What current year are you in?

Senior.

Why did you join Robotics?

I joined because of a friend, who was a senior at the time.

What made you stay?

I enjoyed the environment, the people in the club, I also love working on the robots.

How do you feel you contribute to the team?

I instruct the people in Robotics how to use tools and how to build the robot in a productive manner, I am also the head mechanic and a general leader for the team.

What have you learned over the years?

I learned how to work better as a team, how to work better with people, and how to better communicate my ideas.

Favorite memory in Robotics?

It was my freshman year, at 11pm, two weeks before the end of build season. That night was the first night we finally got the ballshooter for our prototype to work.

Fun fact about yourself?

I can do a perfect cut on a miter saw in under 20 seconds, from measuring to the final cut.

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Cyborg of the Week: Gabl

How long have you been in the team?

I joined during my sophomore year.

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What current year are you in?

I’m currently in my senior year.

Why did you join robotics?

I was looking to be involved in engaging and intellectual extracurricular activities that would benefit my potential of going into a STEM field.

What made you stay?

I stayed for the sense of community and family built in the team, as well as the importance of every member.

How do you feel you contribute to the team?

I’ve been reliable, helping out wherever it’s been needed, along with training new members.

What have you learned over the years?

I’ve learned how to construct things out of basic materials, I’ve also learned how to write in formal and informal manners.

Favorite memory in Robotics.

Constantly saying “we’re going to worlds” when we made it to worlds.

Fun fact.

I can square three digit numbers in my head.


Cyborg Of the Week: Christian Razo

How long have you been in the team?

Three years

What current year are you in?

Senior

Why did you join robotics?

A friend kept bugging me to join the team

What made you stay?

I needed an after school activity to do, and robotics was a thing to do. I came in here not knowing what to expect but it turned out to be so much fun

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How do you feel you contribute to the team?

I put in time and go out to events to spread what our team does

What have you learned over the years?

Working with different people with different backgrounds and identities to come together for our common goal

Favorite memory in Robotics.

Our first social night, it was my first year and this night we all came together to play games and it gave me the opportunity to make new friends and become closer with my team members

Fun fact.

My defining characteristic is my love towards Bob Ross