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Meet the Mentors

Our mentors do a lot for us. Some of them do paperwork, some make food on long Saturdays during the build season, and some help with problem solving. We are always thankful for them. Here is a place for you to meet them and see what their careers are.
 
Jenel Korkowski - Jenel 

Ken Cummings - Ken has been mentoring our team since its creation in 2009. He helps kids with mechanical aspects of the robot. He is also really good at researching new ideas and finding parts for good prices.
 
Barb Cummings - We often call Barb our seamstress. She helps with anything she can, but she often helps with artsy things, like making flags, mascot outfits, or bumpers. She like her husband has been with us since 2009.
 
Tomy Cummings - Tomy is a former member of our team. He graduated in 2011 and came back to help mentor with programming. He was and is the backbone of teams programming section, and we are very lucky to have him.

Clint Dupslaff - Clint is one of our mentors that helps us with making the robot look good.

Dave Smith - 

Emma Schidgen - Emma is a former member on the team. She graduated in 2017 and has helped our team with social media and ou

James Riley - James is a former member on the team. He graduated in 2017 and has come back and assisted us with programming and tweaking designs to make them more efficient. 

Becky Leuer - Becky has been mentoring our team since 2009 and was one of the people to help create a team at our schools.  She does a lot of the logistics for our team, such as keeping track of our finances and making sure we are registered for events. Becky used to work at North Branch Area High School as the Activities Director, but retired a few years ago. She now works to keep our schools as energy efficient as possible.

Tim Courant - Tim has been mentoring our team for five years. He helps with mechanical aspects of the robot.