Franchesco Casadidio Biography My name is Franchesco Casadidio and I’m from Miami, Florida. My father is Italian and my mother is Colombian and I was born here in the U.S. My favorite sport is soccer and I am happy to be a part of the Gator Nation. At the start of the semester my official major was undecided which was pretty cool until they told me I wasn’t going to graduate with my class if I stayed that way. Because I might go off track I decided to become a business major. Biography of Franchesco (cont.) I was leaning towards Engineering a bit but as the class took its course I decided that it wasn’t for me. I plan on graduating from the University of Florida and being happy with what I have gained from my experiences. There is so much out there that I do not like to set times for my goals or so many goals because Who knows with what foot ill wake up the next morning. Be happy. Dennis Alas Biography I am a 2nd semester freshman and my major is Electrical Engineering. I was initially undecided about my major but this class increased my interest in robotics. I have been involved in intramural sports (soccer and volleyball) all year long and just recently I joined the solar gators club in which we are going to build a solar powered car for the American Solar Challenge next summer. Dennis Alas Bio (cont.) Through IEEE I also volunteered at the Talbot Elementary afterschool robotics club and it has been a nice experience. My advice for future gators is to try to get involved in activities that interest you, not just something that will make your resume look good. Do what you love, love what you do Robot Presentation Our robot Torres was on his way to his soccer game but midway to the stadium he remembered he had left his pair of cleats in the dark garage so he had to drive back. Torres is a terrible driver, he had a couple of accidents before and on his way back to the house he had some troubles and never made it back. The next video shows one of the many accidents Torres had in the past. Till this day, Torres’ whereabouts remain unknown.