Delaware FFA members take home state awards

Students from across the state took home honors during the 100th Delaware State Fair in Harrington last week.

 

The list of the members’ accomplishments is available here.

 

Nearly 300 students, advisors, and judges representing business and industry throughout the state participated in state career and leadership development events during the Delaware State Fair. Members demonstrated professionalism, leadership and skill attainment in 23 events.

 

The Delaware FFA Association is a career and technical student organization that is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. To learn more about the Delaware FFA Association, please contact Bart Gill by phone at (302) 857-4019 or by email at bart.gill@doe.k12.de.us.

 

Media Contact: Alison May, alison.may@doe.k12.de.us, 302-735-4006

 


Delaware TSA students bring home awards from national conference

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

 

Results:

 

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 (Charter)

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: Mike.Fitzgerald@doe.k12.de.us