Marc Blanshey

This week’s student of the week is Marc Blanshey!


  • What’s your favorite subject? Why?

-Mathematics, my performance is the best in math because of earlier time spent in a boot camp style private school.

  • If you had to choose your favorite thing about Robotics, what would it be and why?

-It’s all a combination of the teamwork and friendliness.

  • What motivated you to join the team?

-I enjoy working with my hands and constructing mechanisms that serve a beneficial purpose for other people.

  • What have you gotten out of Robotics?

-Friendships and useful knowledge I’ll definitely be using in the future.

  • What’s your favorite pun that John Tilson has said?

-Week and weak.  *laugh*

  • What would be your dream job?

-Working together with my father making his custom aircrafts.

  • What do you do outside of school and robotics?

-There is nothing outside robotics and school.

  • What do you think will be the best part of the competition?

-Lodging and watching the competition.

  • Do you plan on using robotics in your future in any way?

-I would enjoy using what I’ve learned in a job that fuses creativity and fun.

  • Have you thought about where you’ll go to college and if so where?

-University of Tennessee.

Student Spotlight of the Week 1/19/15