Dean’s List Nominees Announced
Cameron has been an active member of the Sparky Robotics team for the past three years, providing a tremendous amount of support to the build team and is referred to as the “go to guy” by the coaches and other team members since he seems to know exactly where every part and screw is located! Cameron approaches each task thoughtfully, and he always has a smile! Cameron will major in Aerospace Engineering with the goal of building/creating effective/efficient jet engines that will reduce fuel that endangers the environment.
Shelby’s interest in technology started at age 11, as she began to teach herself programming. She is self- taught in C, Java, & C++ & certified in Adobe Flash. She is honored as the National Center for Women & Information Technology 2013 Virginia / DC winner & 2013 NCWIT National Runner-up. VirginiaFIRST holds Shelby in the highest regard; awarding her the FTC 2012 /2013 Volunteer of the Year for programming the Virginia “Road Show” robots, working at FTC qualifiers as a software inspector & RobotC specialist, and helping a multitude of teams. Shelby will attend Virginia Tech in the fall majoring in Chemical Engineering.
Welcome to Sparky 384
Sparky is the FRC team at Tucker High school in Henrico County, Virginia. FIRST is a non-profit organization, igniting a passion in students for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Our team is 14 years old, and our history is electrifying! Our dedication is contagious and our outreach makes kids world-wide, thunder. Sparky’s, and FIRST‘s, goal is to spark an interest in STEM in our community and around the world, and you’ll find our enthusiasm quite shocking.