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This week’s mentor of the week is Steve Parham!

  • What have you gotten out of mentoring students on the Robotics team?

  -I enjoy working with the kids and the technology.

  • What motivated you to be a mentor?

-I started in FLL. Someone asked for me to be a judge in state tournament.

  • In what way do you assist the team?

-I help in strategy and scouting.

  • What do you do in your spare time?

-I play tennis, hike, backpack, and work around the yard.

  • What year did you join the team?

-The 2012 season.

  • How has the game changed since the first year you joined?

-It’s changed a lot but especially this season since there is no defense this year.

  • What college did you go to and what was your major?

-Tennessee Tech for Computer Science

  • How has your college experience affected your involvement in Robotics?

-FIRST needed a programming judge and I knew I could help.

  • What would be your dream job?

-Teach surfing. I don’t know how to surf but  it would be fun.

  • Pie or cake?

-Pumpkin pie. It has to be pumpkin though.

Mentor Spotlight of the Week 1/19/15