Hall Of fame 2018


  Ty Parrillo    Engineering   Ty was an extremely dedicated member of team 5112 and would routinely be in the lab an additional 20 to 30 hours a week.  Ty eventually became the Director of Design and worked tirelessly to standardize the chassis that the team uses and to perfect our adaptation of the west coast chassis.  Ty excelled as a human player and was a key part of the teams success at competitions.    Ty is now studying at the Georgia Institute of Technology

Ty Parrillo

Engineering

Ty was an extremely dedicated member of team 5112 and would routinely be in the lab an additional 20 to 30 hours a week. Ty eventually became the Director of Design and worked tirelessly to standardize the chassis that the team uses and to perfect our adaptation of the west coast chassis. Ty excelled as a human player and was a key part of the teams success at competitions.

Ty is now studying at the Georgia Institute of Technology

 
  Cameron Leach    Pharmacy   Cam was one of the most dedicated team members during build season and was appointed to the position of Director of Build.  In that position he worked tirelessly to coordinate build season and ensure a completed robot.  Cam is was an adept base driver and excelled in this position for two years.  His skill allowed the team to optimize the points the robot could acquire each match.  Cameron is now studying at the University of Rhode Island

Cameron Leach

Pharmacy

Cam was one of the most dedicated team members during build season and was appointed to the position of Director of Build. In that position he worked tirelessly to coordinate build season and ensure a completed robot. Cam is was an adept base driver and excelled in this position for two years. His skill allowed the team to optimize the points the robot could acquire each match.

Cameron is now studying at the University of Rhode Island

  Sam Hopkins    Engineering   Sam worked his way through the ranks of the team to become a Co - President during his senior year.  Sam’s most important skill during his time was the ability to excel in any position on the team and to understand all of the most important aspects of FIRST.  Sam was also a team member that epitomized the definition of Gracious Professionalism and constantly promoted that  to his team members.  Samuel is now studying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Sam Hopkins

Engineering

Sam worked his way through the ranks of the team to become a Co - President during his senior year. Sam’s most important skill during his time was the ability to excel in any position on the team and to understand all of the most important aspects of FIRST. Sam was also a team member that epitomized the definition of Gracious Professionalism and constantly promoted that to his team members.

Samuel is now studying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 
  Christopher Vieira    Computer Science   Chris has possibly dedicated more time to working in the lab than any other team member has.  There was seldom a day when he was working during build season.  He was also Director of Programming and Controls for two years and worked to help improve the code of the robot and to also teach younger students.  Chris was also promoted as the manipulator driver on the drive team and did the job well.  Christopher is now studying at the University of Rhode Island

Christopher Vieira

Computer Science

Chris has possibly dedicated more time to working in the lab than any other team member has. There was seldom a day when he was working during build season. He was also Director of Programming and Controls for two years and worked to help improve the code of the robot and to also teach younger students. Chris was also promoted as the manipulator driver on the drive team and did the job well.

Christopher is now studying at the University of Rhode Island

  Emerson Brooks     Emerson worked his way up to the position of Director of Media and Public Relations for his senior year.  His major contribution to that department was to standardize the marketing color pallet for the team.  Emerson excelled as the Pit Crew Chief for two years.  Emerson’s term as Crew Chief was filled with more major robot repairs in any other two year period and the robot always made it to a match.  Emerson is currently working in the hardware industry

Emerson Brooks

Emerson worked his way up to the position of Director of Media and Public Relations for his senior year. His major contribution to that department was to standardize the marketing color pallet for the team. Emerson excelled as the Pit Crew Chief for two years. Emerson’s term as Crew Chief was filled with more major robot repairs in any other two year period and the robot always made it to a match.

Emerson is currently working in the hardware industry

 
  Christopher Vieira    Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award   The Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize the Gongolier that has displayed Gracious Professionalism and has done the most to move the team forward and create a better future for the team. Chris did this by leading the team by setting the example of extreme dedication to the team.  He worked continuously in the lab to develop code for the robot and to improve the code as needed.  Chris also developed and scheduled classes for younger team members and volunteered at the local libraries as part of his team outreach.

Christopher Vieira

Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize the Gongolier that has displayed Gracious Professionalism and has done the most to move the team forward and create a better future for the team. Chris did this by leading the team by setting the example of extreme dedication to the team. He worked continuously in the lab to develop code for the robot and to improve the code as needed. Chris also developed and scheduled classes for younger team members and volunteered at the local libraries as part of his team outreach.

 
  Ellie and Maggie Heaney    Rising Star   Ellie and Maggie Heaney have become dedicated team members in a short time.  They are both adept at taking on several tasks and were both key members during build season and during competition season.  They both pushed themselves to learn as many techniques and components so that they could become skilled builders.  They also take Gracious Professionalism seriously and model this to all of their team members.

Ellie and Maggie Heaney

Rising Star

Ellie and Maggie Heaney have become dedicated team members in a short time. They are both adept at taking on several tasks and were both key members during build season and during competition season. They both pushed themselves to learn as many techniques and components so that they could become skilled builders. They also take Gracious Professionalism seriously and model this to all of their team members.


Hall Of fame 2017


 Jason Gieck   Criminal Justice and Psychology   Jason moved his way up through the ranks of the Media and Public Relations department to become director in his junior year. After a successful year as director, Jason was promoted to Co - President in his senior year. He was a dedicated member of The Gongoliers and always asked the right question at the right time. Jason continues to work with the team as the Lead Mentor for Media and Public Relations.   Jason is now studying at Rhode Island College.

Jason Gieck

Criminal Justice and Psychology

Jason moved his way up through the ranks of the Media and Public Relations department to become director in his junior year. After a successful year as director, Jason was promoted to Co - President in his senior year. He was a dedicated member of The Gongoliers and always asked the right question at the right time. Jason continues to work with the team as the Lead Mentor for Media and Public Relations.

Jason is now studying at Rhode Island College.

 
 
 Brian Thromber   Engineering   Brian was Lead Designer in his junior year for The Gongoliers and was assigned the task of completing all of the CAD models for our robot. His efforts led to a professional looking set of plans that could be easily manipulated for the many changes that we made during build season. It was his hard work and dedication that led to Brian being appointed as Co-President of FRC Team 5112 his senior year.  Brian is studying at Johnson and Wales University.

Brian Thromber

Engineering

Brian was Lead Designer in his junior year for The Gongoliers and was assigned the task of completing all of the CAD models for our robot. His efforts led to a professional looking set of plans that could be easily manipulated for the many changes that we made during build season. It was his hard work and dedication that led to Brian being appointed as Co-President of FRC Team 5112 his senior year.

Brian is studying at Johnson and Wales University.

 
 
  Brian Thornber    Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award   The Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize the Gongolier that has displayed Gracious Professionalism and done the most to move the team forward and create a better future for the team. Brian displayed all the attributes of a Gongolier during his time with the team. He was dedicated and spent considerable hours in the lab before, during and after build season. Even in his role as Co - President, Brian would set the right example by cleaning and organizing the workspace so that the team could be more productive.

Brian Thornber

Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize the Gongolier that has displayed Gracious Professionalism and done the most to move the team forward and create a better future for the team. Brian displayed all the attributes of a Gongolier during his time with the team. He was dedicated and spent considerable hours in the lab before, during and after build season. Even in his role as Co - President, Brian would set the right example by cleaning and organizing the workspace so that the team could be more productive.

 
  Nicholas Bottone    Rising Star   Nicholas was an important was an important member of the Team 5112 as a freshman. He was appointed as Scouting Director and he did not disappoint. He created an impressive algorithm based scouting app, called The Scoutoliers, that provided the team with various quick and easy methods of ranking teams.  Nicholas plans on attending college and studying Computer Science.

Nicholas Bottone

Rising Star

Nicholas was an important was an important member of the Team 5112 as a freshman. He was appointed as Scouting Director and he did not disappoint. He created an impressive algorithm based scouting app, called The Scoutoliers, that provided the team with various quick and easy methods of ranking teams.

Nicholas plans on attending college and studying Computer Science.


Hall Of fame 2016


  Jarred Bodziony    Engineering   Jarred was a key member of the drive team for two years. His dedication and attention to detail led to him being adept at maneuvering the robot in and breaching the defenses. Jarred was also Director of Design during his senior year and a valuable team leader during build season.   Jarred is now studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island

Jarred Bodziony

Engineering

Jarred was a key member of the drive team for two years. His dedication and attention to detail led to him being adept at maneuvering the robot in and breaching the defenses. Jarred was also Director of Design during his senior year and a valuable team leader during build season.

Jarred is now studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rhode Island

  Jennifer Carleen    Computer Science   Jennifer was one of the most dedicated team members that 5112 has ever had. Her work ethic and drive to constantly improve the team were critical to the success of the team. She became Co - President of the team and was one of the driving forces behind our annual Women In STEM Conference.   Jennifer is now studying Computer Science at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

Jennifer Carleen

Computer Science

Jennifer was one of the most dedicated team members that 5112 has ever had. Her work ethic and drive to constantly improve the team were critical to the success of the team. She became Co - President of the team and was one of the driving forces behind our annual Women In STEM Conference.

Jennifer is now studying Computer Science at University of Massachusetts - Dartmouth

  Stephanie Coffey    Sculpture   Stephanie was a founding member of the Gongoliers and a dedicated team member for three years. Her work ethic was an example for the team, and she was one of the driving forces behind our annual Women in STEM Conference. She became Co - President of the team and continues to help mentor the team.   Stephanie is now studying Sculpture Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Stephanie Coffey

Sculpture

Stephanie was a founding member of the Gongoliers and a dedicated team member for three years. Her work ethic was an example for the team, and she was one of the driving forces behind our annual Women in STEM Conference. She became Co - President of the team and continues to help mentor the team.

Stephanie is now studying Sculpture Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

  Kyle Corry    Computer Science   Kyle was a dedicated team member and one of the original Gongoliers. His work in creating a world class Programming and Controls department has put the team in a great place for years to come. Kyle was Director of Programming and Controls for two years and was also the drive team coach for two years. Kyle continues to mentor the team and has been appointed Lean Mentor - Programming and Controls.   Kyle is now studying Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Kyle Corry

Computer Science

Kyle was a dedicated team member and one of the original Gongoliers. His work in creating a world class Programming and Controls department has put the team in a great place for years to come. Kyle was Director of Programming and Controls for two years and was also the drive team coach for two years. Kyle continues to mentor the team and has been appointed Lean Mentor - Programming and Controls.

Kyle is now studying Computer Science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

  Koehl Drexler    Civil Engineering   Koehl was a dedicated team member and one of the original Gongoliers. Koehl created a culture of organization for the team and received a standing ovation at the Rhode Island District Event for his attention to keeping our pits clean and organized. Koehl was Director of Competition and created a system that allows the team to run smoothly at competition and throughout the year.   Koehl is now studying Engineering at University of Rhode Island

Koehl Drexler

Civil Engineering

Koehl was a dedicated team member and one of the original Gongoliers. Koehl created a culture of organization for the team and received a standing ovation at the Rhode Island District Event for his attention to keeping our pits clean and organized. Koehl was Director of Competition and created a system that allows the team to run smoothly at competition and throughout the year.

Koehl is now studying Engineering at University of Rhode Island

  Kayleigh Mitchell    Biology   Kayleigh was Director of Public Relations and Finance and was a dedicated member of the Gongoliers. Keyleigh was an important team member and excelled during competitions. She was one of the best spokespersons the team has ever had and helped to foster many positive relationships with other teams. The teams website was overhauled under her watch and now displays the professional nature of the team.   Kayleigh is now studying at University of California - San Diego

Kayleigh Mitchell

Biology

Kayleigh was Director of Public Relations and Finance and was a dedicated member of the Gongoliers. Keyleigh was an important team member and excelled during competitions. She was one of the best spokespersons the team has ever had and helped to foster many positive relationships with other teams. The teams website was overhauled under her watch and now displays the professional nature of the team.

Kayleigh is now studying at University of California - San Diego

  Kyle Corry    Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award   The Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize the Gongolier that has displayed Gracious Professionalism and done the most to move the team forward and create a better future for the team. Kyle displayed every attribute that a member of team 5112 should have. He did not just develop beautiful code for the robot, he started a culture of teaching others to do the same. Dedicating time from everything from helping to run Hour of Code to teaching Friday afternoon Java classes, Kyle dedicated himself to helping the team and his team members.

Kyle Corry

Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award

The Hogarth Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize the Gongolier that has displayed Gracious Professionalism and done the most to move the team forward and create a better future for the team. Kyle displayed every attribute that a member of team 5112 should have. He did not just develop beautiful code for the robot, he started a culture of teaching others to do the same. Dedicating time from everything from helping to run Hour of Code to teaching Friday afternoon Java classes, Kyle dedicated himself to helping the team and his team members.

  Christopher Viera    Rising Star   Chris was an important member of the Team 5112 as a sophomore. He was appointed as Assistenat Director of Programming and Controls and excelled in the position. He has done an outstanding job of helping to improve and organize his department and is one of the most dedicated team members the team has ever had.  Chris plans on attending college and studying Computer Science.

Christopher Viera

Rising Star

Chris was an important member of the Team 5112 as a sophomore. He was appointed as Assistenat Director of Programming and Controls and excelled in the position. He has done an outstanding job of helping to improve and organize his department and is one of the most dedicated team members the team has ever had.

Chris plans on attending college and studying Computer Science.


Hall of Fame 2015


  Brendan Doyle    Biology   Brendan Doyle was the President of Team 5112 in 2015. He proved to be a very competent leader that cared tremendously about the team, helping us accomplish our goals. Brendan was also a strong leader during the pressure of competition.   He is now studying Biology at Community College of Rhode Island

Brendan Doyle

Biology

Brendan Doyle was the President of Team 5112 in 2015. He proved to be a very competent leader that cared tremendously about the team, helping us accomplish our goals. Brendan was also a strong leader during the pressure of competition.

He is now studying Biology at Community College of Rhode Island

  Derrick Foster     Derrick proved to be an extremely valuable asset to the team. He took the lead on many aspects of the robot and quickly emerged as a team leader. Derrick soon became the teams human player due to his knowledge of the game and was one of the strongest human players at competition.  Derrick continues to mentor Team 5112 and works as a surveyor.

Derrick Foster

Derrick proved to be an extremely valuable asset to the team. He took the lead on many aspects of the robot and quickly emerged as a team leader. Derrick soon became the teams human player due to his knowledge of the game and was one of the strongest human players at competition.

Derrick continues to mentor Team 5112 and works as a surveyor.

  Emily Yang    Pharmaceuticals   Emily quickly took on the role of learning and familiarizing herself with pneumatic systems. Her work allowed the team to successfully implement cylinders and solenoids in a reliable system. She was always a quiet team leader who was constantly working.   Emily is now studying Pharmaceuticals at MCPHS University.

Emily Yang

Pharmaceuticals

Emily quickly took on the role of learning and familiarizing herself with pneumatic systems. Her work allowed the team to successfully implement cylinders and solenoids in a reliable system. She was always a quiet team leader who was constantly working.

Emily is now studying Pharmaceuticals at MCPHS University.

 
  Zachary Morin    Mechanical Engineering Technology   Zachary was the lead designer and Director of Design for team 5112. His work allowed us to plan our robot and create a more efficient design. He also emerged as a leader on the team and worked with Emily Yang on the implementation of a pneumatic system.   He is now attending New England Institute of Technology and pursuing a career.

Zachary Morin

Mechanical Engineering Technology

Zachary was the lead designer and Director of Design for team 5112. His work allowed us to plan our robot and create a more efficient design. He also emerged as a leader on the team and worked with Emily Yang on the implementation of a pneumatic system.

He is now attending New England Institute of Technology and pursuing a career.

Ty Parrillo

Rising Star of 2015

Ty established himself as a leader on Team 5112 with knowledge of many areas such as programming, design and fasteners. He also took the lead brainstorming and fabricating the robot. Ty is now in the 10th grade and is the Assistant Director of Design for the 2016 team.

He plans to attend college pursuing a career in engineering.

 

HALL OF FAME 2014


  Brad Leach    Mechanical Engineering   Brad was a tremendous leader and contributor to the team. He helped organize and start Team 5112. His work ethic and dedication have help start a legacy for many students to follow.   Brad is studying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and continues to mentor Team 5112.

Brad Leach

Mechanical Engineering

Brad was a tremendous leader and contributor to the team. He helped organize and start Team 5112. His work ethic and dedication have help start a legacy for many students to follow.

Brad is studying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and continues to mentor Team 5112.

Brandon Knox

Robotics Engineering

Brandon was a great contributor to the team during the rookie season. He was instrumental in organizing and starting 5112 and was one of the early members of the Drive Team. Brandon was also the lead designer for the 2014 season.

Brandon is studying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute and continues to mentor Team 5112.

Michelle Chretien

Baking and Pastry Arts & Food Service Management

Michelle was a great contributor to the team in 2014. She brought her FLL and FTC experience to the team and was the lead designer for our early graphics and media. She designed Team 5112's first t-shirts, logos and banners and became a leader at competition.

Michelle is studying at Johnson & Wales University and continues to mentor Team 5112.

Nicholas Fernandez

Engineering

Nick was instrumental in organizing Team 5112 and helping to coordinate sponsorship in our rookie year. He was a leader in the design process and a key member of the Drive Team.

Nicholas is studying at Eastern Nazarene College.

Patrick Wahl

Computer Science

Patrick was instrumental in founding Team 5112. He used his coding skills and FTC experience to make Team 5112 a contender in our rookie season.

Patrick is studying at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Tom Blais

Biomedical Engineering

Tom was one of the founding members of Team 5112. He was one of the leaders in wiring the robot and repairing the robot during our early competition. He was the team's first human player and set the bar high for human players to come.

Tom is studying at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

 
 
  Koehl Drexler    Rising Star of 2014   Koehl was an important member of the Team 5112 as a sophomore. He was instrumental in keeping the team organized and keeping events running smoothly. Two years later he is now the Director of Competition and implemented a system to organize our robotics storage facility, known as the Bot Cave.  Koehl plans on attending college and studying engineering.

Koehl Drexler

Rising Star of 2014

Koehl was an important member of the Team 5112 as a sophomore. He was instrumental in keeping the team organized and keeping events running smoothly. Two years later he is now the Director of Competition and implemented a system to organize our robotics storage facility, known as the Bot Cave.

Koehl plans on attending college and studying engineering.

 
 

our Favorite Mentors...


G. Coffey

Educator for the Ponaganset STEM Academy

Mr. Coffey has been a mentor for Team 5112 for four years. He has a seemingly endless wealth of knowledge.  We all greatly appreciate Mr. Coffey. 

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G. Gongoleski

Educator for the Ponaganset STEM Academy

Mr. Gongoleski has been an inspirational mentor for Team 5112. He is intelligent and has many unique hobbies. He has made a positive impact on many students lives. We all love Mr. Gongoleski.