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Delaware TSA students bring home awards from national conference

TSA students

 

Top state medalists represented Delaware at the National Technology Student Association’s (TSA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference held at the National Harbor, Maryland Friday through Tuesday. Students competed in high technology and in leadership contests such as computer-aided design; dragster design; engineering, inventions & innovations; leadership strategies; manufacturing prototype; medical technology; on-demand video; promotional graphics; structural engineering; system control technology; video game design; robotics, website design and more. The conference was the largest in the organizations history, with more than 8,500 individuals in attendance from through the country and world. It was also the largest national attendance in Delaware TSA history with 147 participants.

Highlights include:
• Apuroop Mutyala of MOT Charter School elected to serve as Vice-President of National TSA
• Delaware students earned 14 top 10 national honors
• Kathy Sheehy of Dickinson High School (Red Clay Consolidated School District) awarded Chapter Advisor of the Year
• Stephen Lee of PS duPont Middle School (Brandywine School District) awarded Chapter Advisor of the Year
• Postlethwait Middle School (Caesar Rodney School District) honored with Legacy Chapter of Excellence award

Results:

Place Contest School
2nd Place STEM Animation Cab Calloway School of the Arts Middle School (Red Clay)
3rd Place Challenging Technology Issues Postlethwait Middle School (Caesar Rodney)
3rd Place Digital Photography Postlethwait Middle School
3rd Place Leap Legacy Chapter of Excellence Award Postlethwait Middle School
4th Place Forensics Technology Newark Charter Jr/Sr High School (Charter)
4th Place Children's Stories Postlethwait Middle School
4th Place Prepared Presentation MOT Charter School (Charter)
6th Place Leadership Strategies Cab Calloway School of the Arts Middle School
7th Place System Control Technology Caesar Rodney High School (Caesar Rodney)
7th Place Webmaster Caesar Rodney High School
8th Place Digital Video Production Caesar Rodney High School
8th Place Promotional Marketing Cab Calloway School of the Arts Middle School
9th Place Debating Technology MOT Charter School
10th Place Extemporaneous Speech Cab Calloway School of the Arts High School



Participating Schools (Districts):
• Alexis I. duPont High School (Red Clay)
• Bayard Middle School (Christina)
• Cab Calloway School Of The Arts High School (Red Clay)
• Cab Calloway School Of The Arts Middle School (Red Clay)
• Caesar Rodney High School (Caesar Rodney)
• Fifer Middle School (Caesar Rodney)
• H.B. duPont Middle School (Red Clay)
• Henry C. Conrad Schools of Science (Red Clay)
• Milford Central Academy (Milford)
• MOT Charter School (Charter)
• Newark Charter High School (Charter)
• Newark Charter Jr. High School (Charter)
• Postlethwait Middle School (Caesar Rodney)
• Selbyville Middle School (Indian River)
• Sussex Central High School (Indian River)

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 Delaware TSA, please contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: (302) 735-4015 or by email at: Mike.Fitzgerald@doe.k12.de.us

Alison May
alison.may@doe.k12.de.us
(302) 735-4006