PRATIK SINGH, Class of '22
NICHOLAS VINCO, Class of '22
SARANYA GUTTIKONDA, Class of '22
WHAT DO WE DO?
The non-technical sub-team is responsible for the business aspect of the team. They gain valuable experience running a real organization and contacting real companies as they conduct fundraising endeavors and community outreach for the team.
DETAILS AND SKILLS
Submitting the application for the Chairman's Award, FIRST's most prestigious award
Brainstorming and implementing creative and innovative ways to raise funds for the team
Contacting local and national companies for grant offers and sponsorships
Presenting in front of panels of judges
Practicing creative skills in photography, videography, and graphic/web design
Designing and purchasing team merchandise
Managing scouting operations and team spirit at competitions
WHY IS THIS IMPORTANT?
By joining the non-technical sub-team, members understand the skills necessary to run a non-profit organization, translating to a future in business or even design. Their contributions to the team allow it to stay afloat each year and give back to the local community.