Dr Tom Crooks

Dr Tom Crooks

Part of the ‘founding generation’ of F1 in Schools STEM Challenge veterans. As a year eight student at Barker College in Sydney, Tom was introduced to the F1 in Schools program in 2004. The unique applied learning program ticked a number of boxes for Tom. He was...

Tim Fulton

Despite being the son of an aerospace engineer when he discovered the adventure of forming a team to design, test, make and race miniature F1 cars it led him to an appreciation of graphic design and visual communication. Tim’s entry to F1inSchools was quite daunting....

Peter Russell

St. Bede’s College student Peter Russell stood on the podium of the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge World Finals in Texas proud in the fact that he had contributed to his team, Infinitude, being named the second best team on the planet (out of more than 9,000,000...

Nicole Kascak

Nicole Kascak is like no other teenager in Australia. Right now she is in Year 11 at Brighton Secondary School in Adelaide but a year ago she was in Austin, Texas, representing her country at a global STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) competition...
Hamzah Brown

Hamzah Brown

Hamzah Brown enjoyed an extensive journey with the F1 in Schools STEM Challenge which began while he was in Year 8 and it took him all the way to the 2012 World Finals at Abu Dhabi where his school was one of three Australian teams which dominated the Final Five...
Spencer Olds

Spencer Olds

Spencer Olds is a member of a very select ‘club’ of students who have won the World Finals of the F1 in Schools Technology Challenge. He is an advocate of the experiential learning method used in F1 in Schools. “It’s important for education to have the right balance...
Michelle Lennon

Michelle Lennon

Michelle Lennon is one of two girls who formed the team “Cold Fusion” which became World Champions of the global F1inSchools Technology Challenge in 2012. The scene was the Formula One racing circuit at Abu Dhabi. The students, from Brighton Secondary School in...
Finn Galindo #2

Finn Galindo #2

Brighton Secondary School in Adelaide adopted F1 in Schools STEM Challenge back in 2005. In 2007 Finn Galindo was one of those students who put his hand up to become part of F1 in Schools. “It appealed to me because I liked the idea of being able to design my own...
Finn Galindo #1

Finn Galindo #1

The time: Adelaide, March 2012. The event: the 2012 F1 in Schools national finals. The moment: the crowning of the newest professional class national champions, Cold Fusion. A university student stood in the crowd watching proudly as the group of male and female...