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School District Five students advance to national technology competition

For Immediate Release – May 12, 2021

 

 

School District Five students advance to national technology competition

IRMO – Over two dozen School District Five students from the Center for Advanced Technical Studies (The Center) competed virtually in the South Carolina Technology Student Association (TSA) Conference. Competitors represented engineering disciplines, digital art, media production, as well as the architecture program. 

 

Brianna Matthews who serves as The Center’s TSA chapter president said, “Being able to compete in this competition with my fellow classmates has been such an insightful and mentally stimulating experience. TSA is an organization that really tests your creativity and use of technology. The skills I’ve learned from TSA will forever shape my future to be a successful woman in my career.” 

 

The following students will participate in their respective competitions throughout the month of June in the National TSA Conference:

 

Competitions/Awards: 

 1st Place Winners

  • Board Game Design: Dayton Eunice and Noah Fultz
  • Children's Story: Jaylen Byrd, Jada Garrick, and Adrianna Webb
  • Computer-Aided Design - Architecture: Miles Turner
  • On-Demand Video: Tiameh Berry, Jake Downs, Hannah Lybrand, Jackson Nichols, Ryan Snow, and Joey Walters

 

2nd Place Winners

  • Computer-Aided Design - Architecture: Daniel Kunkle
  • Computer-Aided Design - Engineering: Emma Meihofer
  • Digital Video Production: Tiameh Berry, Jake Downs, Hannah Lybrand, Jackson Nichols, Ryan Snow, and Joey Walters
  • Promotional Design: Camille Ramirez
  • On-Demand Video: Kani’ya Davis, Adara Johnson, Danyoung Kim, Lily Mohr, Sofia Segura, and Kai Williams

 

3rd Place Winners

  • Digital Video Production: Dayton Eunice, Patrick McGuire, Kaila Reid, Tianna Mukendi, Dixon Boaz, and Nathan Thomas
  • Computer-Aided Design - Engineering: Logan Breedlove
  • Essays on Technology: James Anderson
  • Promotional Design: Brianna Matthews

 

4th Place Winners

  • Digital Video Production: Kani’ya Davis, Adara Johnson, Danyoung Kim, Lily Mohr, Sofia Segura, and Kai Williams
  • On-Demand Video: Dayton Eunice, Patrick McGuire, Kaila Reid, Tianna Mukendi, Dixon Boaz, and Nathan Thomas

 

“I am thrilled with the outstanding performance of our students in the SCTSA competition,” said Dr. Al Gates, Director of The Center. “The accomplishments of each student and team demonstrate their exemplary knowledge, skills, and talents. Congratulations are in order for the instructors who helped prepare students for this competition. Kudos to Ms. Jeanette Mangels for her organization of the event.”

 

The Technological Student Association (TSA) is a non-profit organization of high school student members who are interested in STEAM-related careers. The organization engages students and their faculty advisors through extracurricular activities, leadership opportunities, and community service. TSA chapters prepare students to be successful and creative problem solvers, responsible citizens, and leaders in a technological society. 

 

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