Delaware STEM students honored at national student conference
Students from 16 schools represented the First State at the National Virtual Technology Student Association (TSA) conference in June. Finalists competed in events such as computer-aided design; chapter team; coding; cybersecurity, debating technological issues; essays on technology; forensic technology; foundations of information technology; junior solar sprint; leadership strategies; tech bowl; on demand video; video game design; website design and more. The virtual conference included nearly 7,000 individuals from across the United States participating in advanced Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM); leadership; and service-focused events.
• 141 students representing 16 schools qualified to represent Delaware at national STEM conference.
• Delaware students earned 21 top ten national honors.
• D Morelli of Sussex Central High School and Norman Pierce of Fred Fifer Middle School were honored as National Chapter Advisors of the Year.
• Priya Gupta of Caesar Rodney High School and Divita Taduvayi of MOT Charter High School were inducted into the TSA Technology Honor Society.
• Alfred G. Waters Middle School, Appoquinimink School District
• Appoquinimink High School, Appoquinimink School District
• Cab Calloway School of The Arts (High School), Red Clay Consolidated School District
• Cab Calloway School of The Arts (Middle School), Red Clay Consolidated School District
• Caesar Rodney High School, Caesar Rodney School District
• Concord High School, Brandywine School District
• Conrad Schools of Science (MS), Red Clay Consolidated School District
• Fred Fifer Middle School, Caesar Rodney School District
• Gauger-Cobbs Middle School, Christina School District
• H.B. duPont Middle School, Brandywine School DIstrict
• Middletown High School, Appoquinimink School District
• MOT Charter High School, charter school
• Newark Charter High School, charter school
• Odessa High School, Appoquinimink School District
• Postlethwait Middle School, Caesar Rodney School District
• Sussex Central High School, Indian River School District
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) dedicated to students interested in the future of invention, innovation, engineering, and technology. Through TSA, members have the opportunity to participate in technology-focused competitive events, take part in community service work, and become leaders for the organization in their school, state, and at the national level. TSA incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences to emphasize the importance of knowledge, leadership, skill development, and teamwork.
To learn more about DETSA, please contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: 302.857.3334 or by email at: Mike.Fitzgerald@doe.k12.de.us.