Triumph in Tech: Sage Park Middle School and Windsor High School Conquer the National TSA Conference

Windsor High School and Sage Park Middle School Technology Student Association strike a funny pose at the National TSA Conference in Louisville, KY. 

A dynamic team from Sage Park Middle School and Windsor High School's Technology Student Association (TSA) recently embarked on a remarkable journey to the 45th annual National TSA conference in Louisville, KY. This prestigious event brought together over 7,000 TSA members from across the nation for an intense competition.

The students in attendance were:

6th graders- Ameera Elarabi and Brennan Riley

7th graders- Ella Kemp, Andrew Nesheiwat, and Thatcher Maddeaux, 

8th graders- Sophia Mancino and Edward Glidden

10th graders- Samuel Garcia and Victor Alexander Montilla (Both 23-24 CT state Officers)

12th graders- Najia Elarabi (22/23 CT state Reporter), Mason Doshi (22/23 CT state President), Evan Chen, Jonathan Ngyuen, Cody Miller, Abigail Rendock, Nathan Lodge, Nathaniel Marsh, Selma Saaedosman, and Gage Miller

The team showcased their prowess in an array of challenges. From robotics and engineering design to coding and problem-solving, their dedication and creativity shone.

Windsor Public Schools student shows off pin exchange collection from the National Technology Students Association in Louisville, KY. 

A highlight was the state pin exchange, where students traded pins with peers from different states and countries, fostering connections and friendships. Daily meetings with CT TSA Delegation members and CT State TSA officers provided insights into TSA programs and strategies from around the country.

Megan Rickis and Rebecca Wales-Szyluk pose with their Connecticut Middle School and High School TSA Advisors of the Year plaques. 

Megan Rickis, Sage Park TSA Advisor, and Rebecca Wales-Szyluk, Windsor High Advisor, were honored as Connecticut's Middle School and High School TSA Advisors of the Year, a testament to their dedication and leadership.

Impressively, Sage Park secured the 13th position out of 66 teams in VEX-IQ Robotics, a result of teamwork and innovation. Windsor high students Cody Miller and Nathan Lodge excelled, finishing in the top 10 overall in high school coding, a testament to their skill and determination.

Looking ahead, Sage Park TSA is thrilled to host a VEX-IQ state qualifier in February and the Technology Student Association state tournament at Sage Park Middle School in April.

This triumphant journey showcases the spirit of innovation, collaboration, and excellence that Sage Park Middle School and Windsor High School's TSA teams embody. Congratulations to all for this outstanding achievement!