GHS students advance to TSA national competition
Two teams of students and one individual student of Graham High School will be advancing to the national competition for the Technology Student Association in Atlanta, Ga. this summer.
The TSA is a national organization of students studyingscience, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), and is open for students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses.
TSA membership includes over 250,000 middle and high school students in approximately 2,000 schools over 48 states and is supported by educators, parents and business leaders who believe in the need for a technologically literate society. Members in the program learn through competitive events, leadership opportunities and more.
Graham students Jeff Hazlett, Ryan Karper, Kolton Gough, Hayden Husen and Jay Robertson placed third in state and will be advancing in the national qualifying event On Demand Video in which a team of two to six members write, shoot and edit a 60-second video on site during the conference.
Graham students Sarah Farmer, Jeb Curry, Will Busey and Chris Guinn placed third in state and will be advancing in the national qualifying event Science Visualization in which students in a team or solo use either 2-D or 3-D computer graphic tools and design processes to communication, inform, analyze, and or illustrate a STEM topic, subject, concept or idea.
The individual student advancing is Jeb Curry who placed first in state for the National Qualifying Event (NQE) of Flight Endurance in which a group or individual analyzes flight principles with a rubber band-powered model aircraft
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