We are pleased to introduce the January Members of the Month! January features five DETSA members who are now apart of the State Mentor Program! The members include (top row from left to right) Nate Allen, Ceasar Rodney High School Treasurer; Akshay Bachavala, Ceasar Rodney High School President; and Samra Iqbal, Postlethwait Middle School Reporter; (bottom row from left to right) Aniketh Avula, M.O.T Charter Parliamentarian; and Puiyee Kong, Postlethwait Middle School President; and Samra Iqbal, Postlethwait Middle School Reporter. Each of these members has been assigned to help on a DETSA State Committee. Akshay Bachavala is a part of the Leadership Committee with Chair Apuroop Mutyala, Nate Allen and Samra Iqbal are on the Communications Committee with Co-Chair Sophia Weldin and Priya Gupta, and Aniketh Avula and Puiyee Kong are on the Service Committee with Chair Skyler Brand!


Your Delaware TSA State Officer Team invites you to the Winter Leadership Lunch on Saturday, February 16, 2019, from 12:30pm – 3:30pm at the John W. Collette Education Resource Center. During the Winter Leadership Lunch, TSA members will get a sneak peek of what it’s like to be a State Officer. This lunch is geared toward students who plan on running for state office this year or are thinking about running for state office in the future. All members are welcome to attend, even if you are not planning on running for State Office. Students will learn about what it is like to serve as a state officer and the skills required to do so.

The minimum dress is General Session Attire. Here is the full address and directions for the Winter Leadership Lunch:

John W. Collette Education Resource Center

35 Commerce Way

Dover, DE 19904

Please have your advisor RSVP by February 9 with the number of people attending from your school and the names of students attending by sending an email to rgundakaram@detsa.org. We hope to see you there!


The TSA Technology Honor Society recognizes TSA members who excel in academics, leadership, and service to their school and community. The TSA Technology Honor Society is an opportunity for student members to be recognized for their efforts and designed to recognize TSA members who exemplify the high ideals of academics. The goals of the Technology Honor Society are

  • To motivate TSA members to work to improve and maintain high academic marks.
  • To promote the undertaking of leadership roles in school and community organizations.
  • To promote participation in service activities that benefit a school or community.
  • To recognize student concern for chapter, school, and community.

It is simple to apply. First, make sure you meet the criteria: https://tsaweb.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/tsa-tech-honor-society-final.pdf?sfvrsn=788729a3_0

If you do meet the requirements, all you have to do is fill out this application: https://tsaweb.org/docs/default-source/default-document-library/tsa-tech-honor-society-final.pdf?sfvrsn=788729a3_0. You will also need a letter of recommendation from a chapter advisor, teacher, or administrator.

The Technology Honor Society is a great way to recognize your efforts in TSA. If you meet the criteria, we highly recommend that you apply. The application is very short and the experience is endless.


This month’s Member of the Month is Krish Modi from H.B. duPont Middle School! As president of his TSA chapter, Krish exemplifies qualities such as leadership and the ability to help others. Krish has been in TSA for two years, but he is planning to continue to help his fellow members as the years go by!