ABOUT US

Information on our leaders, our mentors, and our history.

OUR FIRST ®   

PRIORITY

The W.A.R. Lords are from Francis Parker School in San Diego, California. As part of our FIRST® involvement, we are dedicated to spreading our message on a national and international scale. We are determined to provide our team members with the skills they need to succeed in future STEM endeavors. 

 
 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

One of our Team 2485's philosophies is to be "student led, mentor guided." This means that everything we do is student-driven. Our student leadership exists to manage our various projects, from the robot to outreach.

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IZZY

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ADITYA

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LUCA

BRETT

SPENCER

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JACK

BUILD AND DESIGN

SOFTWARE AND STRATEGY

BUSINESS AND OUTREACH

 

MENTORS

Our mentors come from a wide variety of backgrounds, and work to provide student members of Team 2485 with workforce-level advice and guidance, learned from their experiences, throughout our season.

RYAN GRIGGS

TOM WETHERALD

STUART BRITTON

JAY GERMAN

OTHER MENTORS

 

TEAM HISTORY

Since our rookie year, we have come quite far as a team. Our awards and accomplishments over the years can be found below.

2020

Regional Gracious Professionalism Award

Regional Finalist

2019

Regional Hard Hat Award

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award

Regional Safety Award

Regional Chairman's Award

Champion Subdivision (Roebling) Finalist

2018

Regional Chairman's Award

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award

Regional Hard Hat Award

FIRST Dean's List Finalist Award

2017

Championship Hard Hat Safety Award

Championship Gracious Professionalism Award

Regional Chairman's Award
Regional Safety Award

2016

Regional Engineering Inspiration Award (x2)

Regional Hard Hat Award

Championship Industrial Design Award

2015

FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award
Regional Innovation in Control Award
Regional Excellence in Engineering Award

2014

Regional Winner
Regional Finalist
Regional Excellence in Engineering Award
Woodie Flowers Finalist Award
FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award
Regional Quality Award

2013

Regional Winner
Regional Finalist
Regional Excellence in Engineering Award
Regional Creativity Award

2012

Regional Imagery Award
Regional Quality Award

2011

FIRST Dean’s List Finalist Award
Regional Innovation in Control Award
Regional Excellence in Engineering Award