Team 79 Krunch is a FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC) team based out of East Lake High School in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Team meetings are held in the Engineering Lab at the high school under the supervision of Coach Taycora Canfield, with the assistance of other full time staff members.
Taycora Canfield, Robotics Team Coach for FIRST® Team 79 Krunch
The mission of FIRST® Team 79 Krunch is to unite mentors, engineers, and students through engineering and robotics. We will learn by using positive attitudes, the latest technology, the will to influence the community, and by committing acts of Gracious Professionalism® on and off the playing field.
• Promote FIRST® and recognize STEM via striving, sharing, and sustaining
• Increase mentoring outreach to FIRST® FRC, FTC, and FLL teams
• Increase sponsorship partnerships for mentors and funding
• Increase local, national, and international community involvement
• Continue participating in Relay for Life and raise funds for research to engineer a cure for KRUNCHing Cancer