Meet the Team

Mike Purucker- Lead Mentor

Robotics Engineering Instructor

A.W. Beattie Career Center


  • B.S. Engineering M.I.T.
  • M.S. Biomechanical Engineering U. of Pittsburgh

Clifton Bossong- Mentor

Assessment/S.T.E.A.M. Coordinator 

 A.W. Beattie Career Center.


  • B.S. Biology University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
  • M.S. Biology (Virology) Duquesne University

Andrew Baden- Mentor

  OmniCell Mechanical Design Engineer


  • B.S.  Mechatronics Engineering Tech 
  • Associate Degree 

         Computer Engineering Tech

  • Associate Degree 

       Robotics Engineering Tech 

California University of PA

  • A. W. Beattie Career Center and Team 2051 Alum

Matthew Mannino- Mentor

OmniCell Manufacturing Control Engineer


  • B.S.  Mechatronics Engineering Tech 
  • Associate Degree 

        Computer Engineering Tech

  • Associate Degree 

      Robotics Engineering Tech

California University of PA

  •  A. W. Beattie Career Center and Team 2051 Alum 

David Holtgraver- Mentor

Zoll Material Handler II


  A. W. Beattie Career Center and Team 2051 Alum  

Mark Tomczak- Mentor

   Argo AI Senior Software Engineer

 
B.S.  Computer Science Engineer

FIRST Team 422 Alum

Team Members

Our team consists of students from 9 local school districts. 

Team Captian

  • Ben Marcouiller                             

HamptonTownship

                  

  • Deer Lakes
  •     Ella Graham
  •    Julian Shea

  • Fox Chapel Area
  •     Jacob Quince

  • Hampton Township
  •     Taylor Blair   
  •     Christopher Chengshi 
  •     Sonia Fung 
  •     Amiya Johnson  
  •     Sanjay Johnson  
  •     Manya Kodali    
  •     MJ Posadas       
  •     Aiden Sawyer   

  • Northgate 
  •     Paul Baldauff
  •                                
  • North Allegheny                        
  •     Ming Chen 
  •     Jupjeet Dhingra   
  •     Jupnoor Dhingra  
  •     Christian Gaertner    
  •     Derek Hufnagle 
  •     Logan Husek 
  •     Sabastian Pike 
  •     James Stefanko

  • North Hills 
  •     William Folmer 
  •     Gabe Pfeil 
  •     Trisden Siefert

  • Pine-Richland   
  •      Camille Grier
  •      Aakash Kottakota 
  •      Avinash Kottakota 
  •      Max Romano

  • Shaler  Area 
  •      Amaya Branch  
  •                             
  • Homeschooled
  •     Dawson Skelley                              
  •                  
  • Josh Pazin