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Morris County School of Technology's STEM Club’s TSA Chapter Shines at Conference

The Morris County School of Technology’s STEM Club’s Technology Student Association (TSA) Chapter participated in the New Jersey TSA’s State Conference. Demonstrating exceptional skill and dedication, students placed in a total of nine competitions, including a 1st place win in Biotechnology Design for the third year in a row.

 

Additional highlights for this year’s achievements is a 1st place win in Biomimicry, Music Production, Future Tech Teacher and Video Game Design. Students also placed 2nd and 3rd in the following categories: Audio Podcasting, Drone, Engineering Design, and Prepared Presentation. 

 

In total, 32 students from the chapter are eligible for participation in the National TSA Conference, set to take place in June. This consistent success demonstrates the club’s commitment to excellence and innovation in STEM Education.

 

Students placed:

1st in Biotechnology Design - Victoria Cooney, Rita Chen, Nishka Maheshwari, Rithik Mehta, Yashil Trivedi, Nitya Makkapati 

 

1st in Biomimicry - Prisha Suresh, Ayana Patel, Riva Dahiya,  Eoin Glock, Naavya Kandukuri, Pranav Sureshkumar 

 

1st and 3rd in Future Tech Teacher - Victoria Cooney, Aleena Abraham

 

1st in Music Production - Eoin Glock, Pranav Sureshkumar, Jadyn Monaco, Bhavyansh Shivakoti, Maxwell Yung

 

1st in Video Game Design - Veer Mangat, Dylan Cortegana, Andrew Goodell, Eoin Glock, Moosa Awais, Jadyn Monaco 

 

2nd in Audio podcasting - Caitlyn Nunez Nole, Vyshali Chitneedi, Mitra Iyer, Ayana Patel, Sanvi Pragada, Harshini Chavan

 

2nd in Drone - Rithik Mehta, Krrish Thakker, James Raphael, Yashil Trivedi, Jayden Mathew, Yash Patel

 

3rd in Engineering Design - Madeline Klapal, Ananya Padi, Afnan Ahmed, Jash Patel, Kimberly Klapal, Abdalla Elbermawy

 

3rd in Prepared Presentation - Geethika Premkumar

 

The annual NJ TSA High School State Conference is held every spring. High school students from around the state compete in over 30 competitive events and the winners qualify to compete against students from all over the country at the National TSA Conference, held in a different location each year.

 

The Academy for Biotechnology is a rigorous Career & Technical Education (CTE) program that prepares students for success in post-secondary programs and careers related to the biotechnology field. Students in the Academy will develop research and laboratory skills through learning in a hands-on, project-based model guided by real-world applications.

 

Morris County Vocational School District offers a wide range of career and technical education programs that inspire and prepare students to succeed in today’s world and pursue tomorrow’s opportunities. Programs range from auto service and construction trades to healthcare sciences, global commerce, performing arts and cybersecurity. The high school offers full-time academies and share-time programs on its Denville campus. In addition, through collaboration with local school districts and the County College of Morris, it offers full-time academies and share-time programs established at off-site satellite locations. To learn more, email Gina DiDomenico, MCVSD Student Recruitment & Community Relations, at didomenicog@mcvts.org or visit www.mcvts.org