FCPS Students Win 20 First Place Awards in 2018 TSA Technosphere Competition

News Release
May 17, 2018

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students won first place awards in 20 categories and the school division received the Lynn P. Barrier Outstanding School Division Award at the high school level at the Virginia Technology Student Association (TSA) Technosphere 2018 competition, held in Hampton. Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST) also won the Arvid W. Van Dyke Outstanding School Award at the high school level. Students from 14 schools competed in the event.


    First place winners in the middle school competition include:

  • Irfan Nafi of Twain Middle School, Electrical Applications.
  • Team 2, Twain Middle School, Forensic Technology.
  • Team 1, Carson Middle School, Geospatial Technology.
  • Team 1, Twain Middle School, Micro Controller Design.
  • Team 1, Twain Middle School, Problem Solving.
  • Team 1, Twain Middle School, System Control Technology.
  • Team 1, Kilmer Middle School, Technology Bowl.
  • Team 1, Twain Middle School, Website Design.

First place winners in the high school competition include:

  • Team 1, West Potomac High School, Architectural Design.
  • Team 1, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), Coding.
  • Tracy Nguyen, Hayfield Secondary School, Architectural CAD.
  • Stephen Mitchell, Chantilly High School, Engineering CAD.
  • Team 1, TJHSST, Debating Technological Issues.
  • Team 1, West Potomac High School, Engineering Design.
  • Mithra Dhinakaran, TJHSST, Extemporaneous Presentation, and Prepared Presentation.
  • Team 1, Oakton High School, Geospatial Technology.
  • Team 1, TJHSST, Principles of Technology.
  • Team 1, TJHSST, Software Development.
  • Lily Tso, West Springfield High School, Transportation Modeling.

The Technosphere conference offers the opportunity for members to compete, lead, and learn through competitive events for middle and high school students, leadership workshops, and other special events. Complete results are available online.  

###

For more information, contact the FCPS Office of Communication and Community Relations at 571-423-1200.