Philomath High Robotics and Engineering Division
What is it?
The Philomath High Robotics and Engineering Division a.k.a PHRED (FIRST FTC Team 8892 and FRC Team 847) are teams of middle and high school students that participate in FIRST Competitions. They're based in Philomath, Oregon, but people come from cities all around it. We collaborate with other teams in the area to let everyone have fun and enjoy being a member of FIRST.
How Can I Join?
You want to join PHRED? Good idea. To tell us that you want to join you can use the Contact Us Form. Open that link and fill out your personal details. Where it asks "Why are you contacting us", select "Want to Join PHRED". You will then be led to a page where you fill out all your personal information. On the next page, are all the PHRED meeting times. Add any comments if you want, otherwise click "Next". You're done, and we will get back to you shortly.
How Can I help?
You can support PHRED by either volunteering or by becoming a sponsor. To do this use the Contact Us Form. Fill out your personal details and then in the question where it asks "Why are you contacting us?" select "Want to Volunteer" or "Want to sponsor". Click the "Next" Button. Add any comments if you want and then click submit.
Who are the mentors?
Long-time PHRED Robotics mentor. He supervises the mentors and assists students in all areas. He has been a member of the PHRED team since its inception in 2000/2001.
PHRED hardware mentor. In 2014, he joined the team.
PHRED Robotics' Software Mentor. Manages and assists in the programming of the robots. Has been a member of the team since 2017.
PHRED Marketing Mentor focuses on and assists in the development of promotional materials, fundraising, and social media. Joined PHRED in 2023.
Mentor for hardware and electrical. Alumni of the PHRED Electric Car Program from the 1990s. In 2021, he became a mentor.