Students Win 24 First Place Awards in 2019 TSA Technosphere Competition

News Release
May 09, 2019

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) students won first place awards in 24 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 2019 competition, held in Hampton. Students from 16 schools competed in the event.

    First place winners in the middle school competition include:

  • Evan Tanner of Twain Middle, CAD Foundations.
  • Team 1, Kilmer Middle, Challenging Technology Issues.
  • Team 1, Jackson Middle, Coding.
  • Team 1, Twain Middle, Construction Challenge.
  • Justin Hagen of Twain Middle, Electrical Applications.
  • Team 1, Twain Middle, Inventions and Innovations.
  • Team 1, Carson Middle, Leadership Strategies.
  • Team 1, Kilmer Middle, Technology Bowl.
  • Team 2, Kilmer Middle, Technical Design.

First place winners in the high school competition include:

  • Team 1, West Potomac High, Architectural Design.
  • Team 1, Hayfield Secondary, Biotechnology Design.
  • Team 1, Hayfield Secondary, Board Game Design.
  • Tracy Nguyen of Hayfield Secondary, Architectural CAD.
  • Anthony Spinetta of Chantilly High, Engineering CAD.
  • Team 1, Chantilly High, Computer Integrated Manufacturing.
  • Team 1, Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology (TJHSST), Debating Technological Issues.
  • Team 1, Chantilly High School, Engineering Design.
  • Kirill Usubyan of TJHSST, Extemporaneous Presentation.
  • Team 1, Edison High, Forensic Science.
  • Team 2, TJHSST, Geospatial Technology.
  • Team 1, TJHSST, Principles of Technology.
  • Team 1, Westfield High, Structural Engineering and Design.
  • Team 1, Hayfield Secondary, Technology Problem Solving.
  • Eric Li of TJHSST, 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.



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