Class of 2023

Gabriella
Biello

This is Gabriella’s first year on the robotics team! Gabriella joined the Business sub-team. She is looking forward to improving the team and witnessing the team’s improvement. Gabriella joined the robotics team because she wanted to make a difference in her community, and she wants to help the team to succeed. Gabriella is also a part of the Student Council and Debate. Gabriella’s hobbies include Model UN, debate, and acting. After graduating from AHS, she is planning on working behind the scenes in national politics.

Olivia
Case

This is Olivia’s first year on the robotics team! Olivia joined the Build sub-team. She is looking forward to creating and engineering a robot through CAD, and using CAD in useful ways to create something successful. Olivia joined the robotics team because over the past few months, she has been drawn to engineering. She wants to utilize the engineering skills that she has built up. Outside of robotics, Olivia is representing Allentown in the Swimming Mercer County tournament. She is a competitive swimmer. After graduating from AHS, Olivia plans on going to school for engineering. She wants to double major in structural and mechanical engineering, and minor in design engineering. After college, Olivia wants to work as an Imagineer for Disney and design their rides.

Jack
Conroy

This is Jack’s first year on the robotics team! Jack joined the Build sub-team. He looks forward to the build season. Jack joined the robotics team because he enjoys working with his hands and wants to gain an understanding for engineering. Outside of robotics, Jack is a part of Lacrosse team, Football team, and Student Council. His hobbies include playing Minecraft and Xbox games. After graduating from AHS Jack plans on attending college.

Donovan
Fraser

This is Donovan’s first year on the robotics team! Donovan joined the Business sub-team. Donovan’s favorite part about the team is that he gets to do something he enjoys with amazing people. He also thinks it’s super cool to manage money and get grants for the team. Donovan joined the robotics team because he is into business and wants to be a part of the family that  the robotics team. Donovan’s hobbies include drumming, lacrosse, and photography. After graduating from AHS, Donovan plans on attending college.

Joseph
Forte

This year is Joseph’s first year on the robotics team! Joseph joined the Build sub-team. He is looking forward to learning more about the process of designing, building, and programming a robot from scratch. He enjoys playing and creating video games. After graduating from AHS, Joseph plans on going to college as a software developer.

Drew
Heller

This year is Drew’s first year on the robotics team! Drew joined the Programming sub-team. Drew’s favorite part of the team is programming, and he is looking forward to the competitions. He joined the team because he has had a long interest in electronics, computer, and programming, so the team naturally fit his interests. Drew’s hobbies include computer work, electronics, programming, gaming, comics, and movies. After graduating from AHS, Drew plans to attend college for computer science.

Julia
Husak

This year is Julia’s first year on the robotics team! Julia joined the Build sub-team. Julia’s favorite part of the team is being around positive, well rounded people and the fact that she gets to work on a team doing something she loves with people she loves. Julia joined the team because she did Technology Student Association (TSA) in middle school and wanted to continue robotics in high school. Julia is also involved in The Nutshell, and GLOW Club. Her hobbies include drawing. After graduating from AHS, Julia plans on attending college for engineering.

Eric
Iannaccone

This year is Eric’s first year on the robotics team! Eric joined the Business sub-team. Eric is looking forward to all of the experiences the robotics team has to offer. He joined to help the team continue to win and to build a bigger budget for the team. Eric is also involved with Marching Band, Mock Trial, and possibly the upcoming plays. He loves acting, music, debate, and playing video games. Eric plans on going to college after graduating from AHS with a major in either finance or law/political science. He is very excited for his first year and the years to come on the Robotics Team.

Evan
Kaba

This year is Evan’s first year on the robotics team! Evan joined the Build sub-team. He is looking forward to working on the final robot and with his teammates. Evan joined the team to learn more about electrical engineering and robotics. Outside of robotics, he is a part of the marching band. Evan’s hobbies include 3D modeling/CAD, 3D printing, electronics, and computer science. After graduating from AHS, he plans on attending a college and work in the field of electrical engineering.

Mike
Lazarev

This year is Mike’s first year on the robotics team. Mike joined the Build sub-team. He is looking forward to working with other members of the team. Mike joined the team because he wants to work with other people in a topic that he finds very interesting. Outside of robotics, he loves to play video games and play sports. After college, he plans to go to college and major in both math and science.

Nicholas
Marques

This year is Nicholas’s first year on the robotics team! Nicholas joined the Build sub-team. Nicholas is looking forward to developing new skills so that he can help the team out as much as possible. He joined the robotics team to further his education and passion for engineering. Other than robotics, Nicholas is also part of the AHS Soccer team and the Freshmen Class Activities club. Nicholas also enjoys cooking in his free time, as well as socializing with his friends. After he graduates from AHS, he plans to continue his passion for engineering and further his education by attending a good college.

Sydney
Miller

This year is Sydney’s first year on the robotics team! Sydney joined the Build sub-team. Sydney is excited about contributing to the team and watching the success of it with her friends. She joined the team because she believes that FIRST is the future and STEAM has always been something she enjoyed. Sydney’s hobbies include singing and playing the piano. After graduating from AHS, she plans on attending college and majoring in pre-med.

Vanisha
Nagali

This year is Vanisha’s first year on the robotics team! Vanisha joined the Build sub-team. Her favorite part about the team is that the people and the environment is very welcoming and kind. She is also looking forward to enhancing her intellect. Vanisha joined the robotics team because she wants to be an engineer, and enjoyed FIRST Lego League (FLL) at her middle school. Her hobbies include sleeping and watching TV. After graduating from AHS, Vanisha plans on becoming a mechanic or aerospace engineer and getting a bachelors as well as a masters degree.

Andrew
Sain

This year is Andrew’s first year on the robotics team! Andrew joined the Build sub-team. He is looking forward to designing parts on CAD. Andrew joined the team because he has an interest in robotics and he’d like to be an engineer or work in the field of robotics. Outside of robotics, Andrew is a part of the football team. His hobbies include scouts, video games, and football. After graduating from AHS, Andrew wants to attend college, preferably a prestigious one. Andrew is also interested in learning some code, but is focused on design/build.

Amelia
Tricker

This year is Amelia’s first year on the robotics team! Amelia joined the Business sub-team. She is looking forward to learning about different aspects of technology and experiencing real-life scenarios. Amelia joined the team because she felt it is a wonderful opportunity to learn unique skills that as a high school student are hard to find; the team is also a great asset to a college resume. She is extremely grateful for the rare chance to be on such a great team. Outside of robotics, Amelia is a part of the Freshman Class Activities. Her hobbies include singing, playing the piano, dancing, fish keeping, and reading. After graduating from AHS, Amelia plans on attending college.

Julia
Valentino

This year is Julia’s first year on the robotics team! Julia joined the Build sub-team. Julia is looking forward to being around people who share a similar passion for engineering as she does and learning from her peers and upperclassmen. Julia joined the robotics team so that she could be further involved with school, as well as prepared for a possible future in the field of engineering. She is also the Freshman Class Treasurer for Student Council, as well as a member of the Freshman Class Activities to prepare for school events. Outside of robotics, Julia enjoys cooking, running, and learning to play the guitar. After graduating from AHS, she is planning on continuing to college. Julia is also taking all honors classes this year.