404 Alumni

Joshua
Mentor and FIRST Alumni
Since April 2018

Age: 19

Number of years spent in robotics: 5

Number of years spent on team: 4

What are you doing now? Finishing up associates of computer science at San Jacinto College.

What was your favorite memory from robotics? I have a lot of great memories, but among them was Nick planking on glyphs at the start of last season.

What are your interests outside of robotics? Gaming, reading, and schooling

What are your dream goal(s)? Hopefully getting a masters in computer science, and developing games.

Matthew
FIRST Alumni 
Since April 2018

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Joel
Member Since June 2015

Age: 17  

Number of years in robotics: 6

Number of years on team: 4

Role(s) on the team: CAD modeling, mechanical attachments, and communicating with sponsors.

Why did you join robotics? Lot’s of my friends were on the team, and I love building ‘stuff’.

What do you enjoy most about robotics?

I enjoy working together with a team and learning life skills; however, getting a trophy isn’t so bad either.

What is your favorite memory in robotics?

My favorite memory is probably the same as everyone else's.  The moment we qualified for the world championship.

What are your interests outside of robotics?

Metal detecting, computers, games, and history.

What are your future goals? To put my robotics experience to good use with an engineering degree.

Something unique or quirky?  Nothing...Nothing at all...

Nick
Mentor and FIRST Alumni
Since April 2018

Age: 18

Number of years spent in robotics: 8

Number of years spent on team: 4

What are you doing now? I am attending Houston Baptist University for Cyber Engineering. I also plan to continue mentoring Error 404 and our FLL teams. 

What was your favorite memory from robotics? I'd have to say that some of my favorite moments were from our last two seasons when we were at worlds. It's amazing to hear your team name get called as an inspire finalist!

What are your interests outside of robotics Filmmaking, building servers, Cybersecurity, and making apps.

What are your dream goal(s)? My dream goal is to for a large company either as an engineer or Cybersecurity specialist. 

Something Weird/Quirky: My daily driver is a black and white 2011 Crown Victoria P71, a retired police car from the Missouri City PD.

Gavin
Mentor and 404 Alumni 
Since April 2018

Age: 17 

Number of years spent on team: 2

What are you doing now? I am currently finishing dual credit high school and working towards getting my private pilots certificate.

What was your favorite memory from robotics? My favorite memory was when I was driving the robot on the competition field at Union Station in St. Louis.

What are your interests outside of robotics I currently have two 3D printers and really enjoy making parts and objects for around my home. I also have been playing the piano for many years and have been enjoying that as well.

What are your dream goal(s)? My dream goal is to become and airline pilot. As stated previously, I am working on my private pilots certificate and after that, I plan on completing my flight instructor certificate as well as the instrument and multi-engine ratings for both. Finally I want to achieve the Airline Transports Pilot's Certificate. 

Enrico
Mentor and FIRST Alumni Since August 2017

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Samuel
FIRST Alumni 
Since April 2018

Age: 18

Number of years spent in robotics: 4

Number of years spent on team: 4

What are you doing now? I am currently going to San Jacinto College, after which I plan to transfer to a four-year university pursuing a degree in Industrial Design.

What was your favorite memory from robotics? My favorite memory from all of my years of robotics took place in the 2015-2016 season. We had advanced to Super Regional Championships, but since it was only our second year we didn't really expect to get to Worlds. Despite these small expectations, we won the Think Award, allowing us to advance to the St. Louis Championships!

What are your interests outside of robotics Outside of robotics I have several interests. Firstly, I love to design stuff in CAD and build it with 3D printing, laser cutting, milling, molding, casting, and more! I also love reading Tolkien books and building creations from LEGO bricks.

What are your dream goal(s)? My dream in life is to work as a LEGO set designer.

Something Weird/Quirky: I am left handed, which puts me in a unique 10% of the world. I also have Photic Sneeze Reflex, putting me in a unique 30% of the world.