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Fab Lab Alumni Society

At the Fab Lab, we are lucky to be surrounded by many talented and passionate students. Each year, the group of graduating students who have contributed tremendous time and value to the organization are inducted into the Fab Lab Alumni Society. Let's meet the alumni who have left a lasting impact on the lab.

CLASS OF 2016

Inaugural Class

Henry Tingle - Fab Lab Alumnus, Class of 2016

Henry Tingle

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Henry is a 2016 Pine View School graduate. During his high school career, he was heavily involved at the Fab Lab helping found the RC Custom Car Open. He went on to study Aerospace Engineering at Purdue University from 2016-2020 and is now attending the University of Florida for his PhD in Aerospace Engineering, with a concentration in fluid dynamics.

CLASS OF 2017

Jade Fischer

CLASS OF 2018

CLASS OF 2019

Rocket Burns - Fab Lab Alumni Class of 2019

Rocket Burns

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Rocket, a 2019 Pine View School graduate, is one of the lab's earliest volunteers and the first student instructor. He played a pivotal role in establishing many of the lab's youth programs and founded the Student Proposals & Education Committee (SPEC) which helped lay the foundation for future student instructors. Rocket developed and led countless summer camps and STEM classes during his time at the lab. He is now studying Music at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. In his spare time, you can find Rocket practicing keyboard, guitar and bass and reading about music theory.

Logan Clapp Class of 2019

Logan Clapp

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Logan is a 2019 Sarasota Military Academy graduate. He began volunteering at the Fab Lab in 2016 where he assisted with youth programs including summer camp. He is now studying Mechanical Engineering at the University of South Florida. During Summer 2020, Logan completed an internship at the Fab Lab through a partnership with Next Employment Opportunities. His internship project included constructing a Rube Goldberg machine for the lab.

William Giraldo

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William is a 2019 Pine View School graduate. During his high school career, he was a volunteer at the Fab Lab and served on the RC Custom Car Open Executive Committee. He now attends Carnegie Mellon University.

Alex Lindsay - Fab Lab Alumni Class of 2019

Alex Lindsay

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Alex is a 2019 Pine View School graduate. His passion for robotics made a lasting impact on the lab as he developed and led robotics camps and founded a middle school FIRST Robotics program alongside Lucas Rodgers. Alex attends Cornell University where he is studying Engineering.

Matthew Mason

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Matthew is a 2019 Pine View School graduate. He was a member of the RC Custom Car Open Executive Committee during his time at the lab. He is now attending the University of Texas.

Lucas Rodgers Class of 2019

Lucas Rodgers

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Lucas is a 2019 Pine View School graduate. His passion for robotics made a lasting impact on the lab as he developed and led robotics camps and founded a middle school FIRST Robotics program alongside Alex Lindsay. He was also the Team Captain of the district FIRST Robotics team, Jungle Robotics during 2018-19. Lucas attends Worcester Polytechnic Institute where he is studying Chemistry. In Summer 2020, Lucas returned to the lab to serve as a college team member for the SCIP Product Team.

CLASS OF 2020

Alex Gage Class of 2020

Alexander Gage

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Alexander is a 2020 Pine View School graduate and rising college freshman at Florida Polytechnic University where he will study Mechanical Engineering. He was part of the inaugural group of SCIP serving on the Education Team, as well as being heavily involved with the district FIRST Robotics team, Jungle Robotics.

Jack Gallahan Class of 2020

Jack Gallahan

Christiana Guan Class of 2020

Christiana Guan

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Christiana is a 2020 Pine View School graduate and rising college freshman at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania where she will study Business. Christiana was a member of SPEC where she developed and led a DIY summer camp aimed at girls in 2019. She also served on the Education Team of SCIP during its inaugural year and volunteered for many marketing-related projects around the lab.

Michael Gutierrez Class of 2020

Michael Gutierrez

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Michael is a 2020 Pine View School graduate and rising college freshman at the California Institute of Technology where he will study Engineering. Michael served as a senior member of the RC Custom Car Open Executive Committee, developed and led a Brainbenders game-theory masterclass in Summer 2020 and served on the Education Team of SCIP during its inaugural year. He volunteered regularly for many other lab projects during his time at the lab including the COVID-19 Face Mask & Shield Project.

Won Bari Namgoong Class of 2020

Won "Bari" Namgoong

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Bari is a 2020 Pine View School graduate and rising college freshman at the University of South Florida where she will study Chemistry. Bari began volunteering at the lab during the end of her senior year but made an incredible impact in a short time period by volunteering hundreds of hours to support the lab's COVID-19 Face Mask & Shield Project, Fab Lab Blood Drive and Summer Camps. She also served on both the Education and Product SCIP teams during the program's inaugural year.

Claire Wang Class of 2020

Claire Wang

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Claire is a 2020 Pine View School graduate and rising college freshman at the University of California San Diego where she will study Biomedical/Mechanical Engineering. Claire served as a senior member of the RC Custom Car Open Executive Committee, developed and led countless summer camps and served on both SCIP teams during its inaugural year. In response to COVID-19, she stepped up as Inventory Coordinator for the organization's COVID-19 Face Mask & Shield Project, making a tremendous impact on the number of masks and shields that were provided to healthcare workers. Claire also served as Team Captain for the district FIRST Robotics team, Jungle Robotics in 2019-20. In addition to her technical talents, Claire's passion for the arts helped breathe life into the many lab projects she made during her time at the lab.

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