Bots for Life

Brandon Poedy

Grade: 10th

Born: Litchfield, MN

Position: Driver

Future Career: Welder or Mechanical Engineer

Hobbies:

Designing Things


Meet the Team

Sonja Felsch

Grade: 10th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Engineering Notebook

Future Career: Production Editor

Hobbies: Spending all my money on useless things.


Brendan Gadient

Education: St. Cloud Technical & Community College

Born: Paynesville, MN

Position: Club Advisor

Current Job:

​Computer Repair Unlimited

Future Career: Network Administrator

Hobbies: Video Games, Programming, Reading, Friends


Mohamud Farah

Grade: 11th

Born: Somalia

Position:

Builder

Future Career: Engineering

Hobbies: Reading, Drawing, & Gaming


President

Advisor

Jacob Starren

Grade: 11th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Programmer

Future Career: Robotics/Aerospace

Hobbies: Robotics, Knowledge Bowl, Video Games, Music


Isaiah Sargent

Grade: 12th

Born: Bryan, TX

Position: Driver & Builder

Future Career: Criminal Law Attorney

Hobbies: Sports, Reading, Gaming, Computers

 

Isaac Engevik

Grade: 10th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Engineering Notebook, Builder

Future Career: Engineering

Hobbies: Gaming & Reading


Zach Gadient

Grade: 11th

Born: Goodhue, MN

Position: Designer, Builder, Programmer

Future Career

Mechanical Engineer or Programmer

Hobbies: Gaming and Warships in FTD


Aiden Rieland 

Grade: 10th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Designer & Builder

Future Career: Music or Engineering

Hobbies: Music & Gaming


Conan Blair

Grade: 10th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Captain & Driver

Future Career: Acting or Engineering

Hobbies: Theater & Gaming


Whitney Holm

Grade: 12th

Born: Blaine, MN

Position: Ideas & Organization

Future Career: Engineering

Hobbies: Reading & Snowboarding


Thomas Wilfong

Grade: 12th

Born: Greenbay, WI

Position: Main Driver, Designer, & Builder

Future Career: Aerospace Engineer

Hobbies: RC vehicles, metalwork, LEGOs, boy scouts, & hunting


Ryan Gilmore

Grade: 11th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Designer & Engineering Notebook

Future Career:

Engineering

Hobbies: Reading, Gaming, & Drawing


RaeLynn Treb

Grade: 10th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Programmer, Photographer

Future Career: Photographer

Hobbies: Sports, Music


Advisor

Dr. Matthew Keil "Doc"

Education:

State University of NY

Oklahoma State University

Texas A&M University

Born: Buffalo, NY

Position: Club Advisor

Careers:

Tech HS Teacher (4yrs)

 NASA Manager (11yrs)

QACHS Teacher (5yrs) 

CBS Sports (2yrs)

Hobbies: Family, Travel, Photography, Hunting


Kailee Kroska

Grade: 11th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Research & Engineering Notebook

Future Career: Biomedical Engineer

Hobbies: Playing cello, karate, & hospital volunteer


Willow Ramsey

Grade: 10th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Engineering Notebook, Video, & Photographer

Future Career: Author

Hobbies: Writing, Acting, Drawing, & Photography


Ryan Hu

Grade: 11th

Born: China

Position: Driver & Programmer

Future Career: Engneering

Hobbies: Gaming & Reading


Zachery Schreder

Grade: 11th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position:

Captain

Future Career:

Well Drilling

Hobbies: 

​Dirt Track Racing


Katarina Frank

Grade: 11th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position:

President of Club 

Captain

Builder 

Engineering Notebook

Future Career:

Robotics

Hobbies:

Photography, Animals, Travel, Acting, Theater


Austin Ramos

Grade: 12th

Born: Mankato, MN

Position: Captain, Builder, Designer

Future Career: Mechanical Engineering



Logan Webb

Grade: 10th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position:

Driver

Future Career:

Air Force

Hobbies: Robotics & Baseball


Duncan McGonagle

Grade: 12th

Born: St. Cloud, MN

Position: Captain, 

Future Career: Prosthetic Design

Hobbies: Arduino Programming