Meet the Chrome Squad

The Chrome Squad Story

Someone asking me to talk about the success of the Chrome Squad feels like being asked to not just tell your life story but the life story of your parents as well. What I mean is the Chrome Squad is less than a year old and is the product of not just my efforts, but of many others.

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Britni

Britni

Promotions Team Lead

Hey there! I’m Britni, although, some of my friends call me Ms. Positivity.  I am a senior, and my favorite subjects in school include, Art, English, and, of course, C4L!  Every day after school, I attend my job at the district’s after school daycare program, working with little kids.  On the weekends, my friends and I go to church and worship, hang out within our Bible study, and, sometimes, volunteer in the ministry.  Whenever anyone needs help, I am always here!  If you have a question for me, and I don’t know the answer right away, I can safely say I will do my best to get that answer to you as soon as I possibly can.  I look forward to becoming closer with the rest of the Chrome Squad and helping any and everybody with any questions they may have!

Cane

Cane

Inventory Control Team Lead/Pun Enthusiast

‘Suh Dude

Part time hacker, part time worker at McDonald’s  I’m a senior at RCHS who also sings and works with computers. My hobbies include video games and driving teachers crazy. This is my third year (and sadly my last year) in the Chrome Squad and it’ll be another great year of listening to kids complaining about the internet, so looking forward to it! Also know that the Nintendo Switch came out on March 3rd

Chloe

Chloe

Inventory Control Team

Hi I’m Chloe and this year I’m a sophomore.  This is my first year in the Chrome Squad and I’m on the inventory team.  My whole life music has been a major thing, and I’m on the tenor line in the percussion section. This is also my second year on the line.  I also love to help out in the community in any way I can.  All my life I’ve been around computers and technology at home though my dad’s work, so since I found out about the chrome squad I’ve been eager to be on it.  I love to help people so if you ever need anything don’t be afraid to come and ask for help! I’m excited to help you all and I can’t wait to meet all of you this school year!

Destiny

Destiny

Connect Store Member

My name is Destiny Vogel, and I’m a senior this year! I’m a part of National Honor Society, Spanish National Honor Society, Student Council, and Interact Club. As of outside of school, I enjoy going to church on Saturday nights, I work at Soulmans BBQ, and I love spending time with family and friends.

Devon

Devon

Video Team Member

Hi, my name is Devon Brawner and i am a Junior at RCHS. I am apart of the Royse City Bulldogs Varsity Baseball team and am also apart of the Chrome Squad. My Passion for technology started when i was in third grade when my father brought home a new Blackberry phone. I had never seen a phone with games that you could play on it and there was an instant curiosity that started in me thus providing my passion for tech. If you ever see me in the hallway or in the C4L Lounge, don’t be afraid to ask a question or even just say hi.

James

James

Chromsierge Team Head

My name is James and I’m a Junior at RCHS.  I also love school spirit and supporting RCHS. I hope to graduate The University of Texas and go into the optometry field. I enjoy participating in the Drumline, C4L, and Partners program. Chrome Squad gives me an opportunity to serve the student body and help others. Any problem you have, technical or not, I’m happy to help in any way I can.

Jonny

Jonny

PR and Promotions

My name is Jonathan and I am a Sophomore at RCHS. I play the trumpet for the marching band and I am a Life Scout in the Boy Scouts of America. I like to participate in public service and give back to my community. During my free time I enjoy reading, camping, hiking, and playing video games. This is my first year in Chrome Squad and I look forward to the years to come.

Johnny

Johnny

Tech Tips Member

Hey! My name is Johnny and I am a senior. I play Golf and run Cross Country. I am also Pride and Patriotism Director in Student Council and president of Interact Club. Out of school I love being involved in church. I lead a serving opportunity called Passion Project, where we collect items to give to patients going through chemotherapy. I love meeting new people so don’t be afraid to say hi when you see me!

Karina

Karina

Chromesierge Team Member

Hi! My name is Karina and I’m a Junior at RCHS. I love being involved in my community and around the school. I’m currently in band, NHS, SNHS, powerlifting, Ignite, and of course, C4L. I’m usually at school practicing the clarinet, working out, doing homework, reading, sleeping, hanging out with friends, or listening to music. I’d love to help you out in any way I can or even just chat!

LaDarius

LaDarius

Connect Store Member

Hi, I’m LaDarius I am a Junior at Royse City High School. I am involved in Band, Theatre, RCTV, Student Council, NHS, SNHS, Thespians, and Chromesquad. After I graduate, I would like to go to college in New York and pursue a career in acting, filming, editing, and business. The Chromesquad has taught me many things about handling a business. There is a lot of thought process when it comes to running a store. Through it all, it’s a great learning experience and I am so happy to be apart of it.

Laura

Laura

Blog Team Lead/Bob Ross Enthusiast

Hi! I’m Laura Vause, a senior here at Royse City High school. I am an AP student and take part in NHS and C4L . Whether it be singing in the shower, or dancing in the car, I absolutely love music. I enjoy creative writing such as short stories and poetry. I am in Art 2 Painting aspiring to be the new Bob Ross. As you know, I am a member of C4L, which is why I’d like to let you know that I am here for you, so if you have any questions, concerns, or just want to talk I am always available. I am ecstatic to be in C4L for my final year of high school and look forward to all the opportunities I will have to learn more.

 

Lily

Lily

Video Team Member

Hi! I’m Lily, and I’m a sophomore in high school. I am a proud member of the school’s award winning video program, RCTV

 

Maci

Maci

Ninja Badge Team Member

Hey there! My name is Maci, and I am currently a junior here at RCHS. This is my first year on the Chrome Squad, and I am on the Ninja Badge team. I play the french horn in band, and I am one of the drum majors for our band. I am in NHS, SNHS, and FFA. I enjoy relaxing and hanging with my friends on the weekends. If you see me in the hall, don’t be afraid to ask me a question or just say hi! 🙂

 

Maggie

Maggie

Teacher and Student Blog Writer

My name is Maggie, and I am a Senior at RCHS. I am involved in a bunch of organizations such as NHS, yearbook, student council, swim, and Spanish-NHS. Dogs are the reason I wake up in the morning. When I’m not busy petting dogs or drowning in homework, I enjoy watching Netflix and napping for hours on end. The other thirty percent of my time is most likely spent looking through clothing racks due to my shopaholic lifestyle. The Chrome Squad is an amazing place for me to learn more about technology while helping others.

Mathew

Mathew

Inventory Control Manager

My name is Mathew and I am a Junior at RCHS. I love technology and spend most of my time either using it, or learning how to use it. I play Bass Clarinet in the RCHS Marching Band and I am in the top band. I hope to go to college and get a degree in computer engineering. I find enjoyment in helping others so I feel right at home when it comes to the chrome squad and C4L.
Morgan

Morgan

Connect Store Member

My name is Morgan and I’m a Junior here at RCHS. I am involved in many organizations within the school, such as NHS, SNHS, Yearbook, and Student Council. I also play percussion in band. This is my first year in Chrome Squad, and so far I like being a part of the Chrome Squad because I get to help my teachers and peers. I also enjoy that I get to learn more about technology.

Robert

Robert

Tech Tips Team Lead

My name is Robert and I’m a Senior. I like playing video games and playing soccer. Here at the school I am on the Chrome Squad and compete in DI. After I graduate I want to major in computer engineering. I like being on the Chrome Squad because I am learning valuable lessons while helping my teachers and other students.

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Trey

Trey

C4L Ninja Manager

Hi, my name is Trey and I am a Junior at RCHS. I march with the percussion section in the Royse City Mighty Bulldog Band. Music is a passion in which i hope to pursue in the future, whether it be composing, performing, or even teaching this activity. 

Tyler

Tyler

Video Team Lead

Hey guys, my name is Tyler and I am a Senior at RCHS. I’m an officer in Student Council, National Honor Society, and Interact Club. Some of my hobbies include playing video games, and hanging out with my friends. This is my second year in Chrome Squad, and I’m so excited to have the opportunity to help people and improve the way we use technology in the classroom.

Victoria

Victoria

Student and Teacher Blogger

HELLO!! I’m Victoria and I’m a Senior here at RCHS. I love people and interacting with everyone that passes me by. I’m Vice President of Student Council and an NHS officer. I work at one of the most exciting camps on earth which is filled to the brim with laughter and popsicles. Chacos are probably glued to my feet and my Instagram aesthetic is fresh as heck. Chrome Squad is a great program that lets students and teachers engage in technology in a new an exciting way.

 

Vilma

Vilma

Tech Tip Co-Team Lead

Hello! My name is Vilma I am Junior at RCHS. I am involved in Band, Theatre, RCTV, Choir, NHS, C4L, Ignite, Thespians, Student Council and I’m also a SNHS officer. I march in the marching band and play clarinet. I also have a very found interest in Broadway, movies, and film in general. My hobbies include catching up on sleep, eating, singing, and listening to music. The Chrome Squad is a great way for me to help people and also learn a lot about technology. After I graduate i’d like to go a college in New York and pursue my dream of becoming a astrophysicist, but also do Broadway shows on the side. 🙂

Cody

Cody

Digital Learning Specialist, Sensai, Chrome Squad Commander and Chief

This is my 10th year at RCHS and my second as the Digital Learning Specialist.  Previous to 2016 I taught English (I’ve taught English I-IV and PAP/AP I-III).  In my role as the DLS I oversee the Chrome Squad, manage the Chromebook inventory, and provide professional development for the faculty.  In addition to literature and technology I enjoy music, making furniture, and designing graphics.  I am married to a wonderful woman, Jennifer, and have three amazing kids, Kollyn, Reese, and Tucker.