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Our Approach

Our team puts experimentation as our top strategy. This is valuable to us because we get to test various strategies and decide which works best for us. The concept of trial and error is unique compared to the other teams in our class, but it is the most useful tactic for us to succeed. We approach this strategy by having conversations about the different ideas we visualize. We create strategies and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of each idea. Then we set out to build them and decide which design is the most beneficial for our team.

Meet the Team

We are a group of sophomore engineers at Seattle Prep who have similar dreams of pursuing engineering in college and use the skills they are building from this program in their future.

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Aaron Cross

Designer/Builder

Aaron is in 10th grade. This is his fourth year in the robotics program. He loves science, particularly chemistry, and he dreams to be an engineer when he gets older.

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Matt Pritting

Engineer/Designer

Matt is in 10th grade. This is his second year doing robotics. He is a black belt in karate and he teaches at his karate school. He also loves pizza and hamburgers.

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Diana Kachman

Programmer

Diana is in 10th grade. This is her second year in robotics. She takes science classes outside of school and she is a member of the Pulse Dance Team at Seattle Prep.

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Lucas Cantrell

Engineer/Designer

Lucas is in 10th grade. He has been doing robotics for two years. He loves cross country and any kind of breakfast food. Lucas's dream is to be a political scientist when he gets older.