Roaring Riptide

FRC Team 4118

Rafaela Pelegrina

By on September 26, 2017

Rafaela Pelegrina


Rafaela Pelegrina

Year(s) were you were part of the team: 2011-2014

College/University You’re Now Attending: University of Florida

Major: Advertising and Digital Arts and Sciences (Double Major)

What did you work on when you were on the team? I was part of the Mechanical Team and Spirit Team. I also had the honor to be President my senior year!

What was the most valuable thing you learned by being a member of the team? Definitely learning to lead a group in time sensitive situations.

What impact did being a member of the Roaring Riptide have on your life? The fact that, despite our differences and disagreements sometimes, Roaring Riptide was a family who worked hard together to achieve greatness and have fun!

Have you worked for any companies or labs either full-time or for an internship? If so, which ones? I have worked in a part-time advertising campaign group for Exactech. I was accepted partially because of the skills I learned while on the team.

What are some projects that you’ve worked on since graduating high school? I have been able to work on multiple videogames as well as a variety of videography projects.

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? In 5 years, I see myself working at an ad agency as a creative; developing strategies and creative content.