Cyborg of the Week: Ben Kockevar

How long have you been in the team?

Since sophomore year.

What current year are you in?


Why did you join robotics?

My brother joined his senior year and Connelly talked about it in class and I was interested.

What made you stay?

The people who I talked to and worked with, and I was also learning new skills I would not have learned otherwise.

How do you feel you contribute to the team?

Last year I helped a lot with scouting, and programming when Christian wasn’t there. I also call transportation when no one else will.

What have you learned over the years?

The main difference between a lot of the tools we use, I also learned a lot about C++ and programming in general.

Favorite memory in Robotics.

When I slept under a chair at Worlds.

Fun fact?

I am currently recreating the game Bomberman from scratch.