St Francis  School  Class  of  2023

Norah Zhou

​Norah has competed in robotics for six years.  She demystify electrical engineering to the newer team members; Adapt electrical build plans in leu of long lead times. Norah designed a custom-printed circuit board using EagleCAD and she was the co-pilot during ROV competition. She currently serves as  the electrical lead of  in the St. Francis High School robotics team. Her team won the 1st place in Norcal MATE ROV competition 2020 and 2021, and placed 4th in World Championship in 2021. 

Norah excels in math and loves to read. Norah displays a sound understanding of budgeting and accounting principles, as she comes from a background in mathematics. She is in charge of financial planning, record-keeping, and financial reporting. At school, she is the captain of mathletes team. She assigned teams for competitions; Planned and directed club meetings , and taught problem-solving strategies to members. 

Beyond academics, Norah enjoys playing tennis competitively. She is the co-captain of the St. Francis High School’s varsity tennis team. 

DIY Face Shield

DIY Face Shield

The Sierra Valley Medical Society put out an urgent request for the community to provide masks for the first responders on 3/25/20. Fuse Breakers answered the call and created tons of of DIY face shield on 3/29/20 for the front line workers. We like to share our...

DIY Disposable Gown

DIY Disposable Gown

Disposable gowns are used by the front line workers and the supply is dwindling. The Fuse Breakers tacked at this issue and attempt to fabricate disposable gowns using everyday supply available at Walmart. Material: Painter's plastic drape ($1), hair curler ($20),...

Member Achievements

MATE ROV Robotics Competitions -
1st place Navigator Class (2019)
3rd place Navigator Class (2017, 2018)
2nd place Scout Class (2018)
CyberPatriot Cyber-Security Competition -
National Semifinalist (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019) with invitation to compete in CA Mayor's cup (2018, 2019)
First Lego League Robotics Tournament -
Overall Tournament Champion (2015, 2017)
Project Award (2016, 2017)
Core Values Award (2015)
Judges Award (2014)
Inspiration Award (2017)
Advancement (2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017)
Science Olympiad, Division A -
1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place overall.

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