Team

Pictured Left to Right – Darrin Jillson (Mentor), Nola Anniis (Team Captain), Max Dreher, Lilly Jillson, A.J. Jillson, Chloe Daniels, Seth Tygeson, Gervea Ornopia (Head Coach), Rick Tygeson (Mentor), Luis Aguirre-Latino, Jackson Christner, Conner Annis, Mark Dreher (Mentor), Stacy Annis (Coach)

Team Captain:

Nolan Annis 

  • Home schooled Senior 
  • Driver
  • Hobbies: Soccer, long boarding, robotics, robotics and more robotics.

Team Members:

Chloe Daniels (Chloeson)

  • Sophomore at Berrien Springs High School
  • Business Worker/Safety Captain
  • Hobbies: Drama, choir, reading and robotics.

Seth Tygeson

  • Sophomore at Berrien Springs High School
  • Builder
  • Hobbies: Legos, video games, card tricks, being a walking safety violation and robotics.

Max Dreher 

  • Sophomore at Berrien Springs High School
  • Programmer
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  • Hobbies: Soccer, memes, and robotics.

AJ Jillson

  • Sophomore at Berrien Springs High School
  • Builder
  • Hobbies: Welding, shooting, video games, and robotics.

Lilly Jillson

  • Senior at Berrien Springs High School
  • Programmer and Builder
  • Hobbies: Riding horses, tennis, and robotics.

    Andrew Holland

  • Freshman at Berrien Springs High School
  • Programmer/Builder
  • Hobbies: Video games, wearing beanies, listening to Emo music, and robotics.

   Luis Aguirre-Latino

  • Freshman at Berrien Springs High School
  • Builder
  • Hobbies: Taco Bell, Netflix, and robotics.

   Jackson Christner

  • Freshman at Berrien Springs High School
  • Builder
  • Hobbies: Camping, fishing, hunting, trap, and robotics.

Conner Annis 

  • Home schooled Freshman
  • Builder
  • Hobbies: Tennis, reading, PC gaming, and robotics.

Coaches:

Head Coach: Gervea Ornopia

The new head coach that we welcome to the team this year. She’s the eighth grade science teacher at Berrien Springs Middle School. We are excited to have a new addition to our robotics family.
Hobbies: Scrap booking, playing soccer, reading, playing Kingdom Hearts, cleaning/ organizing, and watching movies, and robotics.

Stacy Annis

He is a mentor from Whirlpool who teaches us how to be more effective in design and build. Coach Annis has been with our team for seven years. 
Hobbies: Reffing soccer, robotics, and reading.

Mentors:

Mark Dreher

This is his second year of mentoring. He is the owner of Machine Services Co. and is a Mentor for the build team. 

Rick Tygeson

This is his second year of mentoring. He is a master machinist and is a Mentor for the build team. 

Darrin Jillson

This is his second year of mentoring.  He is a technology strategist and is the Mentor for the programming and controls team. 

 

 2017 Team Photo after Saint Joseph MI Event
Pictured Left to Right – Darrin Jillson (Mentor), Nola Anniis (Team Captain), Max Dreher, Lilly Jillson, A.J. Jillson, Chloe Daniels, Seth Tygeson, Gervea Ornopia (Head Coach), Rick Tygeson (Mentor), Luis Aguirre-Latino, Jackson Christner, Conner Annis, Mark Dreher (Mentor), Stacy Annis (Coach)