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Top state medalists represented Delaware at the National Technology Student Association’s (TSA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) conference held at the National Harbor, Maryland Friday through Tuesday.  Students competed in high technology and in leadership contests such as computer-aided design; dragster design; engineering, inventions & innovations; leadership strategies; manufacturing prototype; medical technology; on-demand video; promotional graphics; structural engineering; system control technology; video game design; robotics, website design and more. The conference was the largest in the organizations history, with more than 8,500 individuals in attendance from through the country and world. It was also the largest national attendance in Delaware TSA history with 147 participants.


Highlights include:

  • Apuroop Mutyala of MOT Charter School elected to serve as Vice-President of National TSA
  • Delaware students earned 14 top 10 national honors
  • Kathy Sheehy of Dickinson High School (Red Clay Consolidated School District) awarded Chapter Advisor of the Year
  • Stephen Lee of PS duPont Middle School (Brandywine School District) awarded Chapter Advisor of the Year
  • Postlethwait Middle School (Caesar Rodney School District) honored with Legacy Chapter of Excellence award



Place                    Contest                                                           School

2nd Place               STEM Animation                                                    Cab Calloway School of the Arts Middle School (Red Clay)

3rd Place               Challenging Technology Issues                             Postlethwait Middle School (Caesar Rodney)

3rd Place               Digital Photography                                                Postlethwait Middle School

3rd Place               Leap Legacy Chapter of Excellence Award           Postlethwait Middle School

4th Place               Forensics Technology                                            Newark Charter Jr/Sr High School (Charter)

4th Place               Children’s Stories                                                    Postlethwait Middle School

4th Place               Prepared Presentation                                            MOT Charter School                                         

6th Place               Leadership Strategies                                            Cab Calloway School of the Arts Middle School

7th Place               System Control Technology                                   Caesar Rodney High School (Caesar Rodney)

7th Place               Webmaster                                                             Caesar Rodney High School

8th Place               Digital Video Production                                         Caesar Rodney High School

8th Place               Promotional Marketing                                            Cab Calloway School of the Arts Middle School

9th Place               Debating Technology                                              MOT Charter School

10th Place             Extemporaneous Speech                                       Cab Calloway School of the Arts High School

Participating Schools (Districts):

  • Alexis I. duPont High School (Red Clay)
  • Bayard Middle School (Christina)
  • Cab Calloway School Of The Arts High School (Red Clay)
  • Cab Calloway School Of The Arts Middle School (Red Clay)
  • Caesar Rodney High School (Caesar Rodney)
  • Fifer Middle School (Caesar Rodney)
  • H.B. duPont Middle School (Red Clay)
  • Henry C. Conrad Schools of Science (Red Clay)
  • Milford Central Academy (Milford)
  • MOT Charter School (Charter)
  • Newark Charter High School (Charter)
  • Newark Charter Jr. High School (Charter)
  • Postlethwait Middle School (Caesar Rodney)
  • Selbyville Middle School (Indian River)
  • Sussex Central High School (Indian River)

The Technology Student Association (TSA) is a Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) dedicated to students interested in the future of invention, innovation, engineering, and technology. Through TSA, members have the opportunity to participate in technology-focused competitive events, take part in community service work, and become leaders for the organization in their school, state, and at the national level. TSA incorporates curricular and co-curricular experiences to emphasize the importance of knowledge, leadership, skill development, and teamwork. To learn more about Delaware TSA, please contact Mike Fitzgerald by phone at: (302) 735-4015 or by email at: [email protected]