A huge Thank You to the following individuals who made our team possible:
Thank you to all the individual patrons who contributed on our GoFundMe Page. We are speechless to the level of support we have received and will be forever grateful for your kindness.
We truly appreciate the work you do and will be forever grateful for the endless opportunities you have been able to create for us.
The entire RoboTigers Team at Queens Vocational and Technical High School for volunteering their time to teach our Rookie Team the ins and outs of the FIRST Robotics competition, including how to build, drive and program our Robot. Without their support, our team would not have been able to go so far. Follow the Robo Tigers Team 1796 @
Anthony Ali: Assistant Principal and CTE teacher at Queens Vocational and Technical High School that specializes in Electrical Engineering. He provides us full support to work at Queens Vocational and Technical High School and offers us learning opportunities to build our skills and team.
Brian Green: A CTE teacher for Electrical Engineering at Queens Vocational and Technical High School and Robotics Mentor. Brian offers his expertise to our Administrative and Electrical Unit by guiding our team efforts and provides learning opportunities for all members of the team.
Peter Beninati: A CTE teacher for Mechanical Engineer at Queens Vocational and Technical High School and Robotics Mentor. Peter cooperated with our Mechanical unit to teach us the basic functions of robotics, the tools needed to build the robot and helps us turn our ideas into reality.
Marlon Esguerra: A teacher and Software Engineer at the Queens Vocational and Technical High School who took the time to yield his skills to our Programming Unit. Marlon provided support in teaching our team how to code and program the robot.
Christopher Familiare: An Environmental Mechanical Engineer and volunteer mentor for our Robotics team. Chris assists our team in building and design and provides learning opportunities for us to learn more about the engineering field.
Twinkle Familiare: A CTE teacher at the Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce and mentor to the RoboSquad. She provides support in team organization and business management, as well as a communication network between students and other mentors.
Eric Dryden: The Partnership Coordinator at the Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce and mentor for the Robotics Teams. Eric has assisted the team in fundraising and provides a communication network for students, teachers, mentors and partners.
Adam Zencuch: A teacher at the Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce and mentor for the robotics team. Adam volunteers his time our team learn about Robotics and provide support in building and design.
Edward Fitzgerald: A retired engineer and volunteer mentor for our Robotics Team. Ed has expertise working with Rookie FIRST Robotics teams and assists our team in learning and building our robot.
Salvatore Marisco: A Mechanical Engineer from Parsons Brickerhoff who has volunteered his time to help us teach us about mechanical engineering.
Lily Liu: An Engineer from Parsons Brickerhoff who has volunteered her time to help teach us about materials and strategies while working on our robot.
Noah Kaminsky: A former teacher at the Urban Assembly School for Global Commerce. Noah started the Robotics Club in October of 2015 and provided the opportunity for students to learn about Robotics. Although he is no longer with the team, we appreciate the work he put it to get our team started.