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Welcome to Team 1912's new Lead Mentor team

Louis Jackson, 1912 Lead Mentor

Team 1912 Combustion is excited to announce Louis Jackson has volunteered to take on the Lead Mentor role for 1912.

Mr. Jackson is a civil engineer. He received his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of New Orleans, where he competed with the Privateer track team, and works with Infinity Engineering Consultants.

Mr. Jackson is a fimiliar face for many FIRST participants in the Louisiana-Mississippi region. He serves as the FIRST Senior Mentor for Louisiana, where he assists mentors in all levels of FIRST programs from K-12, and prior to joining 1912 he coached FIRST LEGO League Team Smarties to the World Championship in 2019. He has been a 1912 mentor and parent since the 2020 season.

Ed Galiano, 1912 Alternate Lead Mentor

Mr. Galiano is a retired educator, with more than 30 years of experience teaching secondary- and college-level mathematics. He received his BS in secondary mathematics education from the University of New Orleans.

Mr. Galiano has also been active in FIRST for many years. He founded and coached two teams at Salmen High School in Slidell beginning in 2006, and became a Team 1912 mentor initially in 2014, when he merged the Salmen High School robotics program with Team 1912.

We look forward to continuing improvement in the Team 1912 program with fresh leadership!