Featured, TPS Seniors 2019

Michael Collins: TPS Senior 2019

Michael is an eight-year TPS’r and a five-season FIRST alumnus. He has been the Head Moderator for the TPS Forums for the last three years and the captain of his robotics team for the last two. Michael is signed up to be a part of the TPS China Trip for the fourth time this July, and he enjoys mentoring elementary robotics teams and volunteering at FIRST tournaments. In his free time when he allegedly sleeps, Michael reads Fantasy novels, mostly by Brandon Sanderson, and listens to Prog music by bands like Leprous and Thank You Scientist.

Number of Years Taking TPS Classes:
Favorite Quote:
“Books have great value, actions have greater value.” ~ Brandon Sanderson
Favorite Bible Verse:
“So Jesus said to the twelve, ‘You do not want to go away also, do you?’ Simon Peter answered Him, ‘Lord, to whom shall we go? You have words of eternal life.'” John 6:67-68 (NASB)
Advice to the Younglings of TPS:
Sleep is for the weak and coffee is for the strong. Choose wisely.


  1. Yes, sleep is for the weak, I will surely always remember that Michael.

  2. What is it you’re holding??

  3. It’s chicken feet.

  4. Woah. The many accomplishments. Ur old.

  5. You can’t believe how excited I was when I saw you holding a chicken foot haha
    Congratulations to you and have a great next four years in college!