TEAM DUCT TAPE

An Exceptional FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Team

Meet Team Duct Tape

Meet Team Duct Tape 9.0!

 

Check out some of our work on our TDT YouTube Channel!

Michael – Co-Team/Mechanical Lead

17 years old – 4th Season
I’m Dual-Enrolled at St. Petersburg College and this is my fourth season with Team Duct Tape. My dream career is to work in the Air force as an officer or as a History Professor, and I want to attend the University of Southern Florida to get a bachelors degree in History or a different field. Besides FTC, I am in the United States Air Force Auxiliary the Civil Air Patrol (U.S.A.F C.A.P).  I spend my time with Model United Nations, piano, and school
Claudia – Co-Team Lead/Mechanical Team/Engineering Notebook
15 years old – 3rd Season
I am a home-schooled sophomore. I am presently also dual enrolling at St. Petersburg College. I am aspiring to attend MIT and obtain a Mathematics and Computer Science degree, or a computer engineering degree.  Other things that I am involved in are: Model United Nations, piano, drawing, volunteering at Feeding America, and chess. Go Team Duct Tape!

Aaryan- Mechanical Team

13 years old – 1st Season
Hi! My name is Aaryan and I am currently an 8th grader at Williams Middle Magnet school. This is my first year of FTC after two years of successful FLL seasons. I participate in other activities as well such as playing the French Horn, trumpet, drums, and I also do MMA (Mixed Martial Arts). I am super excited for a great year of robotics on TDT!
Alessandro- Mechanical Team
13 years old – 1st Season
Hi, my name is Alessandro. I am 13 years old and I am in 7th grade. This is my first year building an actual robot and I am very excited about the tournaments. I enjoy working with my fellow teammates and building the robot. Other than robotics I play with my dog and take random junk apart. When I grow up I want to be a prosecutor.
Dillon – Mechanical Team
13 years old – 2nd Season
Hi, my name is Dillon. I am 13 years old and I am in 8th grade. This is my second season on Team Duct Tape. I am so excited to be a part of this team. Some other things I do other than robotics is attended Roland Park K-8 IB school and play soccer in my free time. When I grow up I want to become a Biomedical Engineer or a doctor.

Prayuj – Programming Team

14 years old – 1st Season
Hi, my name is Prayuj, and I am in 9th grade. I participated in the FIRST Lego League for two years, and am excited to be a part of an FTC team this year. I enjoy playing chess, and I have participated in many chess tournaments. I also enjoy working on programming projects for fun, and am excited for my first season in FTC.

Maalav – Programming Team

14 years old – 2nd Season
Hi, my name is Maalav and I am in 9th grade. I enjoy engineering, computer programming, as well as anything to do with aerospace. I would like to become an aerospace engineer. This is my second year in FTC, but my fifth year in FIRST, as I have participated in FLL for three years, with the Wizard Stormers. I am looking forward to an exciting season ahead!

Shrey – Programming Team

15 years old – 2nd Season
Hi, my name is Shrey! I have done four years of First Lego League and am looking forward to the challenges of FTC this year.  I am super excited to be part of Team Duct Tape.  I am currently in 9th grade taking several high school classes.  I am hoping to be accepted into MIT to become a Robotics Engineer.   I live by the words of Mahatma Gandhi “Be the change you want to seek in this world”.
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