People we’re thankful for.
Being the only continuously competing high school team is hard, especially when you’re on a shoestring budget. We depend on our sponsors because we receive all of our funding from them — none of our funds come from our school. If your company is interested in sponsoring us, please drop us a line!
Hans works for Owens Design, which designs and manufactures automation equipment for customers worldwide. He and his wife graduated from Amador Valley High School in 1975. He then went on to earn engineering degrees from Cal Poly and UC Davis. Hans donated an oscilloscope to the team.
is a leader in socially-responsible online printing.
is a tool for rapid prototyping microcontrollers. ARM has generously donated an mbed microcontroller for our control systems.
offers integrated IT Service Management, Help Desk, IT Asset Management and CRM software for mid-market enterprises.
Karl and Melonie Schulze
Karl Schulze was one of the founders of AVBotz. He graduated from Amador Valley High School and went to Cornell University.
designs and builds equipment as requested by the customers, which are high tech industries from the areas of semiconductor, medicine, biotech, photonics, aerospace, and energy.
optimizes company operations by providing advice that makes the client companies more proactive, improves operational efficiency, and raises accountability for delivering on corporate goals.
ASC software is the pioneer of the first enterprise capable ASC clinical and financial management software platform known as pathways. HST has supported our club through a generous donation that allows us to procure more parts.
supplied several printed circuits boards which have allowed the team to miniaturize the control and passive sonar system.
has provided debuggers, programmers, numerous free samples, and development tools and support for our passive sonar and control systems.
provided several RS-232 to USB converters to the club, which allow our main computer to easily communicate with the microcontroller in the control system.
is a community-based local sponsorship organization that issues educational grants to students and teachers. PPIE has supported our club with generous monetary donations, without which we could not have bought many amenities that make our submarine run smoothly.