The newly elected state officer team met together for the first time to meet with the representatives and senators in the state house at the annual CTSO legislative day. DETSA President, Connor Wagaman led his officer team throughout the day while also speaking in both the house of representatives and the senate with his prepared speech that focused on the need for students to practice both leadership and STEM skills as advanced by student participation in the Delaware Technology Student Association.
Delaware TSA Congratulates OUR 2016-17 DETSA State President Mr. Johnny Bui from Caesar Rodney Senior High School who has been honored as one of 161 Students From Across the Country that was Named as a 2017 United States of America Presidential Scholar!
The 39th annual Delaware Technology Student Association conference was held on April 26-27, 2017 with over 1,000 students, advisors, coordinator, and judges from business and industry supporting over 37 schools from throughout the state in over 65 contests. Medalists will represent Delaware at the National Technology Student Association conference to held in Orlando, Florida this summer.
Contestants will participate in events such as Architecture; CAD; Digital Video Production; Dragster Design; Engineering Design; Flight; Robotics; Structural Engineering; System Control Technology; Video Game Design and much more. Each Delaware Technology Student Association contest required the students to apply engineering and technology to solve problems and invent solutions.
The Delaware Technology Student Association is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) that is dedicated to students who are interested in pursuing careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Through the Delaware Technology Student Association, members have the opportunity to participate in engineering, leadership, and technology focused competitive events. They take part in community service projects and they work to practice leadership skills.
The Technology Student Association incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences for all students to emphasize the importance of critical thinking, knowledge, leadership, skill development, and the application of teamwork to prepare members to become the leaders of tomorrow.
A list of the 2017 contest winners can be found here (updated 6/19/17). Additionally the DETSA Voting Delegates from each chapter elected state officers to provide leadership for the organization in the 2017-18 school year.
- Connor Wagaman, President
- Apuroop Mutyala, Vice President
- Skylar Brand, Secretary
- Rishi Gundakaram, Treasurer
- Priya Gupta, Reporter
- TBA, Sergeant-At-Arms
Student finalists honored in state contests may additionally earn the opportunity to represent Delaware at the 39th Annual National TSA Conference in Nashville, Tennessee to be held from June 21–25 where nearly 7,000 other students who have qualified from around the world will participate. To learn more about Delaware TSA, please visit: www.detsa.org or contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: 302.735.4015 or by email at: Mike.Fitzgerald@doe.k12.de.us.
Medalists will represent Delaware at the National TSA Conference in Orlando, Florida, in June. Areas of competition include architecture, CAD, digital video production, dragster design, engineering design, flight, magnetic levitation vehicles, robotics, rocketry, structural engineering, system control technology, video game design and more. Each TSA event requires students to apply engineering and technology to solve problems and invent solutions. Read More on Delaware Online…
This concurrent resolution designates April 26, 2017, as Engineering and Technology Education Day. Read More on Delaware’s Legislative Website…