The TSA club is an extracurricular organization focused on student-led projects that engage students in various problem solving and critical thinking activities with the goal of helping these students kindle an interest in STEM careers.
This regional conference was held at the Roane State Community College in Harriman.
Led by ACCTC teachers Daphne Douglas, Chrystal Freyre, and Josh Reid, 29 ACCTC students competed in this conference, while NMS teachers Sarah Birge and Madison Jones brought eight students from Norris Middle School.
The following ACCTC students placed in their competitions:
3rd Place, Biotech - Brandon Britton, Chris Cannon, Micah Jones, Molly Williams
2nd Place, Board Game Design - Foust Haverkamp, Philip Hamner
2nd place, Children’s Stories - Annie Douglas, Cori Strike
1st Place, Extemporaneous Speech - Chris Cannon
2nd Place, Extemporaneous Speech - Gabe Watson
2nd Place, Forensic Science - Travis Foust, Samantha Wilson
2nd Place, Prepared Presentation - Parker Owens
1st Place, Structural Design - Matthew Bell, Kaitlyn Payne
2nd Place, Tech Problem Solving - Nicholas Harshbarger, Jack Hyden
The following Norris Middle School students placed in their competitions:
2nd Place, Career Prep - Rachael Taylor
2nd Place, Forensic Technology - Essie Haverkamp, Rachael Taylor
1st Place, Problem Solving - Essie Haverkamp, Malon Haverkamp
3rd Place, Problem Solving - Ethan Brown, Kendall Null
In April, these students will be competing in the State TSA Conference in Chattanooga, with hopes of qualifying for the national competition.