Ryan (Programming & 3D Printing) – 12th grader at Burnsville High School. This is his fifth year in FTC as a programmer. He enjoys playing video games and doing CAD in his free time. Ryan loves engineering and programming, and he joined FTC because he thought it would be a good way to express his joy in engineering and technology.

Ethan (CAD & Building) – Homeschooled 10th grader. This is his fourth year in FTC. Ethan enjoys video games, reading, and baseball. He has been homeschooled his whole life, and his favorite subject in school is math. He joined because FTC sounded fun, and he hoped to meet new people.

Gerald “JJ” (Building & CAD) – 10th grader at Burnsville High School. This is his third year in FTC. JJ enjoys baseball and reading. He went to Metcalf for middle school. His favorite subject is science. He joined FTC because he wants to learn about CAD and building.

Audra (Programming and Notebook) – Junior at Burnsville High School. This is her third year in FTC. She enjoys reading. Her favorite subject is math. She joined FTC because she wanted to learn more about engineering and programming.

Team Mentors

Adam – This is Adam’s first year as an FTC mentor.  He works as a Sr Manager of Business Intelligence & Analytics at Surmodics.  In his free time, he is a volunteer sound tech and enjoys disc golf.