On Sept. 29, 2018, members of FRC 5719 - Pink Titans attended the annual 2056 Ways To Inspire Conference at Orchard Park Secondary School, home of FRC 2056 - OP Robotics, in Stoney Creek, Ontario. FRC 2056 was ranked third at the 2018 FIRST Championship in Detroit. In addition to Aaditya and Jordain (veteran members) with Mr. Lachance (mentor), new members (Henry, Kalen, Adriel, Abdul, Aruba, and Cody) attended.
The members learned about topics such as team management (Simons, FRC 5406), mechanical design (Qader, FRC 1325; Shah and Momen, FRC 1241), programming (Elliot, FRC 2056), awards (Aldersons and Tollis, FRC 4039); plus "How to win 23 consecutive regionals" (Holtzman, FRC 2056) and FIRST Global Challenge in Mexico City (Hunter, FRC 2056). The Pink Titans were greatly appreciative of the time, enthusiasm, and great efforts of all presenters who shared their experiences and expertise in hopes of assisting and improving teams for the 2019 FRC season.
On Sept. 25, 2018, senior Pink Titans Aaditya, Jordain, and Mr. Kim, on behalf of the Pink Titans team, had the opportunity to thank Past-President Heather Horner and President Francesco Coccimiglio for the gracious sponsorship of the team in 2017-18. Aaditya, Jordain, and Mr. Kim were graciously invited to attend the September Board Meeting of the Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma and dinner at Cibo Restaurant in Yorkville. Thank you Pres. Horner and Pres. Coccimiglio for the opportunity to meet many of your members and share the wonderful experiences of growth and learning, provided with much thanks to the help of Kiwanis Club of Casa Loma!