Student Bios

Anaya Daryapurkar

I am sixteen years old and am a junior at Strongsville High School. I have many interests and hobbies including dancing, playing sports, music, performing in theatre, creating art, and baking. I am part of the hardware and software team and in addition designed the logo and decorated the robot for our team. I joined the STEMstangs because I would like to experience STEM and am looking to gain an insight into my future career options. This is my fifth year in FTC, and I have learned many new things along the way.

Ben France

I am 16 years old and am a sophomore at Strongsville High School. I have many interests and hobbies such as car and motorcycle restoration, engine repair and performance upgrading, carpentry, and off road driving. I had joined STEMstangs to further familiarize myself with coding and design. This is my first year in FTC and am looking forward to where it can take me from here.

Ryan Giera

I am fifteen years old and am a sophomore at Strongsville High School. I have many interests and hobbies such as swimming, wood working, taking apart and putting back together computers, and designing parts on CAD. I joined STEMstangs because I have a passion for problem-solving and critical thinking. This is my third year in FTC, and I look forward to many new experiences ahead.

Jocelyn Huber

I am 16 years old and a junior at Strongsville High School. I have several interests including playing the violin, crocheting, and Krav Maga. I joined STEMstangs because I am passionate about robotics and engineering. This is my first year as a part of STEMstangs and I am excited to learn and see what the season will bring!

Sanjana Katiyar

I am sixteen years old and am attending Strongsville High School as a junior. I have many interests and hobbies such as playing the viola, playing tennis, dancing, and volunteering at any organization to make a difference in this world. I am part of the hardware team and have enjoyed constructing our robot and observing its development. I am also in charge of community service and outreach. I joined STEMstangs to not only expand my knowledge about robotics but to also look for other career options in the future. This is my fifth year in FTC, and I am thankful for this opportunity.

Aayus Keshri

I am fifteen years old and am a sophomore at Strongsville High School. I have a few hobbies and interests such as programming, working with and on computers, reading books, and playing the violin. I joined STEMstangs because I am passionate about engineering and robotics. This is my first year as a part of FTC and I am excited for what comes next!

Param Oswal

I am 15 years old and attend Strongsville High School as a sophomore. I have many interests and hobbies including playing and watching football and basketball, designing new innovative parts, baking, and cooking. I played a role on the hardware team and took the lead in adapting the chassis to meet the other sub-assemblies specifications. I joined STEMstangs because I wanted to try something new and take a look at different aspects of STEM. This is my fourth year in FTC, and I have learned a lot along the way.

Rahul Sanghvi

I am 15 years old and am a sophomore at Strongsville High School. I have many interests and hobbies such as playing tennis, playing my violin, and listening to music. I am part of the hardware team and additionally take responsibility for keeping the STEMstangs website up to date and keeping our parts organized. I joined the STEMstangs to learn how to think outside the box to solve problems. This is my fourth year in FTC, and I plan on taking advantage of every situation out there to further my knowledge.