Team 6217—The Fellowship

We have reached out to the engineering community:

  • Simulia (Ms. Jeffrey)
    • Ms. Jeffrey brought a software engineer from Simula to work with us on programming.
  • Amgen (Mr. Turnbull)
    • Lead engineer from Amgen helped us develop ideas for our "claw" and linear slide system.
  • Hasbro (Brian Redman)
    • Mr. Redman is a toy designer. He 3-D printed T-nuts that Emily designed, and brought us a Maker-Bot printer to use.
  • Cigna Insurance (Ken K.)
    • A computer engineer worker helped Ben with our autonomous code.
  • Fortune Rope (Mr. Chabot)
    • We brought our robot to have a professional examine our linear slides and help us determine the proper cable to use with them.
  • Federal Products (Mr. Machowski)
    • A retired producer, Mr. Machowski helped with the linear slides, providing tools and parts.
  • NEIT (Saskia)
    • Taught SolidWorks to our coach, Mrs. Cerullo, and 3-D printed some parts for us.
  • The ICon Group (Mr. Chretien)
    • Mentor; works with us on programming and design.
  • Bella
    • Pet therapy dog. (Keeps team members occupied providing her attention.)

    We have promoted FIRST® to students and community:

    • CS4RI (Computer Science for Rhode Island)   (Photos)
      • We presented our robot and FIRST® to 1,800 students, demonstrating Gracious Professionalism as well as the capabilities of our robot.
    • FLL (RI FIRST LEGO League® Championship)   (Photos)
      • We volunteered as Referees, Judges, and MCs over the past five years.
      • We presented our robot and FIRST Tech Challenge® to elementary and middle school participants, parents, and spectators each of the last five years. We gave students (and adults) the opportunity to drive our robot.
    • Women & Infants' Hospital (Providence, RI)   (Photos)
      • We presented our robot and FIRST® to the staff of the surgical department and received a tour of the da Vinci robotic surgery system.
    • Rotary Club (Scituate, RI)
      • We presented our robot and showcased FIRST Tech Challenge® at the Rotary Club annual dinner each of the past three years.
      • We provided volunteer labor to the Rotary Club to help them setup and operate their booth at the Scituate Art Festival each of the past three years.
    • Scituate Middle School FLL and High school FTC (Scituate, RI)   (Photos)
      • We assisted the Scituate FLL and FTC teams with programming and design.
    • Scouts (Scituate, RI)
      • We presented our robot and showcased FIRST Tech Challenge® at all three Scituate, RI Scout troops over the past three years. (Members of our troop who are Scouts have earned the Robotics merit badge.)

June 2 is National Team Fellowship Day

Please tweet "National Team Fellowship Day June 2, 2017" with the hashtags #teamfellowshipday, #6217, #Team6217, #TheFellowship, #FIRST, #FirstInspires. 


FLL Outreach...

Our booth at FLL Our booth at FLL The team at FLL Try driving our robot...

Scituate Middle School and High School Outreach...


Computer Science for Rhode Island Outreach...


Women and Infants' Hospital Outreach...

Delivering a Bagel Delivering a Bagel Delivering a Bagel Women & Infants' Hosptial