Students Earn Honors at 2019 National TSA Conference

News Release
July 10, 2019

Student teams from Jackson, Kilmer, and Twain Middle Schools won top honors at the 2019 National TSA (Technology Student Association) Conference, held last week in Washington, D.C. 

First place winners at the middle school level included:
•    Kilmer Middle School team 1, Children’s Stories.
•    Jackson Middle School, Coding.
•    Twain Middle School, Electrical Applications.
•    Kilmer Middle School, Forensic Technology.

Top ten winners at the middle school level included:
•    Alison Chavez of Twain Middle, third place in CAD Foundations.
•    Evan Tanner of Twain Middle, sixth place in CAD Foundations.
•    Mavika Nzuonkwelle of Twain Middle, second place in Career Prep.
•    Twain Middle, ninth place in Coding.
•    Carson Middle, third place in Community Service Video.
•    Twain Middle, tenth place in Construction Challenge.
•    Hannah Petersen of Kilmer Middle, fourth place in Dragster.
•    Qijie Sun of Kilmer Middle, ninth place in Dragster.
•    Lyat Melese of Kilmer Middle, eighth place in Flight.
•    Twain Middle, ninth place in Forensic Technology.
•    Twain Middle, second place in Inventions and Innovations.
•    Kilmer Middle, sixth place in Junior Solar Sprint.
•    Twain Middle, eighth place in Mechanical Engineering.
•    Twain Middle, tenth place in Medical Technology.
•    Twain Middle, third place in Microcontroller Design.
•    Carson Middle, seventh place in Microcontroller Design.
•    Twain Middle, seventh place in Tech Bowl.

Top ten winners at the high school level included:
•    Anthony Spinetta of Chantilly High, seventh place in CAD Engineering.
•    Hayfield Secondary team 1, ninth place in Children’s Stories.
•    Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), tenth place in Coding.
•    Chantilly High, sixth place in Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
•    Chantilly High team 1, eighth place in Engineering Design.
•    Kirill Usubyan of TJHSST, eighth place in Extemporaneous Speech.
•    TJHSST, third place in Forensic Science.
•    Alexandria Wong of Hayfield Secondary, seventh place in Future Technology and Engineering Teacher.
•    Irem Sen of Chantilly High, fifth place in Promotional Design.
•    Edison High, ninth place in Structural Design and Engineering.
•    TJHSST, ninth place in Technology Problem Solving.

Technology Student Association is a national student organization created to develop skills in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics as well as business education. TSA aims to develop leadership, academic, and business management skills in the workplace among students and leaders within the community. 

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