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Last Updated: March 2019

Members

Grade: 12

Team: 356B

Role: Programmer, Lead Online Challenges, Drive Team Member and Student Mentor

 

Jil plays a vital role on the team as she has had four years of experience with the different aspects of VEX Robotics. She has great expertise in Scouting, Engineering Notebook and the website as she has been involved in robotics for four years and has gained knowledge in the different aspects. Along with this, she also shares her insight on building the robot time and again, and also teaches the new members programming as she works on her programs for Turning Point. Her cheerful personality and never accepting defeat mindset make her a great asset to our team. 

 

 

Jil Shah

Grade: 12

Team: 356A

Role: Builder, Driver and Student Mentor

 

Yahya plays the most important role of a builder and a programmer on team 356A. Yahya assists and encourages all members of the team in performing to the best of their ability. He makes sure that everyone on the team is on task and meets all deadlines. Yahya also plays the role of a builder. He works with other builders on the team to put together a fast and efficient robot. Yahya makes sure everyone’s inputs are heard and acknowledged on team 356A, as he had four years of experience with VEX Robotics.

Yahya Muhammad

Grade: 12

Team: 356B

Role:  Driver, Builder and Student Mentor

 

Aman thought that joining the team would be a great opportunity to gain more experience and develop his skills further since he wants to become an engineer. He is a very respectful individual that wants everybody to succeed, and he assists others in need whenever he can. Aman is our senior builder for team 356B, but he also contributes a large amount to programming and design teams.  He uses his four years of experience to design and build a well-constructed and efficient robot, while teaching the new members on the best way to design a robot.

Aman Patel

Grade: 12

Team: 356Y

Role: Coach

 

Daneep plays one of the main roles on the team as the leader of team 356Y. Most members on the team are in their second year of experience with VEX Robotics and therefore require assistance and guidance. Daneep provides them with the assistance and teaches them all the key information needed for them to successfully complete their part of the task. He is the most experienced member of the team. Daneep makes sure the team is on task and meets deadlines efficiently.

Daneep Lahl

Grade: 11

Team: 356A

Role: Programmer, Driver and Student Mentor

 

Tissan believes that joining the team will help him choose his future career pathway and allow him to interact with new people. He enjoys participating in exciting opportunities.  His kind personality and his unique talents allow the progression of this team. His experience with programming and building plays a vital role in team 356. His programming knowledge of sensors and aspects of the robot allows the team to construct well-calculated autonomous and driver controls for his team, while helping other programmers on team 356. 

Tissan Kugathas

Grade: 11

Team: 356B

Role: Designer, Builder, Strategist and Student Mentor

Throughout the years Yash has worked in many areas and gained significant knowledge in all fields of the design process. This year, he leads the new team members while building the robot and teaches the new members tricks on how to build efficiently. He also plays a major part on the design team as he is often responsible for recording daily progress robot and making sure that the team is following the design process. Yash's unique approach to problems and astounding organization skills have proven to be successful for the team. 

Yash Joshi

Grade: 11

Team: 356B

Role: Builder and Competition Pit Crew 

Vivithan joined VEX because he wanted a new experience in the technology field where he would be able to learn new things.  Vivithan is in his third year of VEX where he is a very resourceful builder that always supports his peers. He is a reliable person as he always finished his assigned tasks on time with efficiency and he never neglects the challenge. His unique personality of looking at issues from a different and creative perspective make him a viable addition to our team.

Vivithan Thirukeswaran

Grade: 11

Team: 356B

Role: Builder

Gurjot is another senior on our team who is a major contributor on the building team. He gained hands on experience from some of our team’s previous graduates on the best way to present the robot and to make sure that the design is effective, which is insightful information that he often shares with us all. 

Gurjot Singh

Grade: 11

Role: Head- Designer, Strategist and Student Mentor

 

Brenda is the main sketch artist and designer on 356 as she organizes all the designers while directly working on the engineering notebook for team 356B. She has been on Castlebrooke’s VEX Robotics team since 2016 and this is her third year on the Design team. Her role is to use the design process to visualize and clearly portray the teams various’ ideas by creating simple to complex sketches. She also takes upon a leadership role during tournaments as she has a vast amount of experience in scouting.

Brenda Diep

Grade: 11

Role: Manager, Designer and Strategiest 

Bella plays a significant role on the design team as she oversees all tasks and contributes however she can. It is her second year in VEX Robotics and she has become an expert in organizing the design book and drawing exceptional sketches. She often teaches new recruits how to best follow the design process and show our team’s understanding in the book.

Bella Chaggar

Grade: 10

Team: 356Y

Role: Driver and Builder

Yendra joined VEX because it was a step towards his future goal of becoming a mechanical engineer. He was in search of a club that would enhance his building skills and he found VEX. He cooperates well with his teammates and works hard to accomplish their targets set for the day. Yendra has been working very hard on the robot with his creative ideas.  

Yendra Yogarajan 

Grade: 10

Team: 356Y

Role: Builder 

 

Haroon joined VEX because when he was young he had a passion of building and wanted to apply his childhood passion further. At VEX he learned that building and robotics are industries he'd like to get into. Haroon works with patience and executes tasks well so that small mistakes are avoided. He works fast and can get things done so he can make sure the robot is perfect and so that the driver can get maximum driving practice. He looks out for everyone on the team and that makes him a great addition to the team. 

Haroon Malik

Grade: 12

Team: 356A

Role: Coach

 

Nirojan joined VEX because it was a good outlet to explore his future pathway of becoming a mechanical engineer. He believes that VEX will provide him with the skills he needs to become an mechanical engineer. He also joined because he was interested in learning how to code. Nirojan works with the members of VEX to ensure everybody knows what they are doing and tasks get completed smoothly. He is a great asset to our team because he has excellent problem solving skills and uses them when the rookies approach him with inquires. 

Nirojan Angusamoorthy 

Grade: 11

Team: 356A

Role: Designer 

 

 

Parth joined VEX because he wanted the experience the process behind designing a robot. Along with this, he was seeking to be a part of a new extra curricular program that interested him.  Parth works on our design book and assigns roles to make sure everything on design book is done quickly and efficiency. Many of the new designers look up to Parth as a responsible member of VEX.

Parth Patel

Grade: 9

Team: 356B

Role: Competition Battery Manager and Builder

 

Sawan joined VEX because he likes to work with robots. He likes hands-on work which is why he choose to be a builder. He demonstrates positive skills such as being responsible, working efficiently and never giving up. He is a strong new addition to our VEX team. He is very cheerful which helps the team get through stressful times and stay positive no matter what happens. 

Sawan Patel 

Grade: 9

Team: 356B

Role: Webs Designer and Online Challenges 

 

Sanjana works on online challenges and she has designed this website in hopes of it winning. She is always positive and she worked very hard in order to complete this website and she also made sure everything fell properly in place. She came up with new innovative ideas for the team and to add to this website. She joined VEX as she was interested in working with technology and wanted to experience more with it. Sanjana has been handling the duty with responsibility and patience. She has contributed by also giving creative ideas to help the team. 

Sanjana Gandhi

Grade: 9

Team: 356B

Role: Web Designer and Online Challenges  

 

Jasmine works in VEX as a web designer and she has contributed in making this website.  She has worked on the website with a lot patience and enthusiasm wishing that it will lead to a good outcome. She joined VEX because she wanted to be a part of a club and she was interested in making this website. She is very determined and she gets her work done on time. Jasmine is also very reliable and is a trusted asset

Jasmine Patel