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Knox County Schools Win Big at Technology Student Association Competition

tsa1 Technology Student Association (TSA) state and national competitions are open only to TSA members, who can compete individually or as a team in areas such as agriculture and biotechnology, website design, dragster design, flight challenge, film technology, CAD with 3D modeling, desktop publishing, extemporaneous speaking, radio controlled transportation, and/or scientific visualization, and are judged by expert technology educators and industry representatives.
Imagine an activity so captivating that your student spends hours working it after school for weeks at a time. According to the TSA website, “That’s what happens when Technology Student Association (TSA) members engage in TSA competitions.” Several Knox County School know that from experience!
Bearden Middle School brought home four team awards and three individual awards.
  • 1st place: Presentation
  • 7th place: Structural Engineeringtsa2
  • 8th place: Tech Bowl, Oral
  • 9th place: Leadership Strategies
  • Natalie Rash placed 1st in Digital Photography and 6th in Chapter Team, Written
  • Will Whitehead placed 7th in Tech Bowl, Written
Karns Middle School brought home six team awards and three individual awards.
  • 1st place: Challenging Technology Issues
  • 3rd place: Medical Technology
  • 3rd place: Presentation
  • 5th place: System Control Technology
  • 6th place: Forensic Technology
  • 7th place: Biotechnology Design
  • Noah Kelley placed 5th in Chapter Team, Written
  • Tyler Duckworth placed 9th in CAD Foundations
  • Jordan Parker placed 10th in Chapter Team, Written
Fulton High School won two team awards.
  • 7th place: On Demand Video 
  • 10th place: Children’s Stories
Hardin Valley Academy also won two team awards and one individual award.
  • 5th place: Debating Technological Issues
  • 7th place: Oral Competition of the Technology Bowl
  • Ryan Hart placed 7th in Chapter Team, Written
L&N STEM Academy placed in four team competitions and won four individual awards.
  • 3rd place: Chapter Team Presentation
  • 3rd place: On Demand Video
  • 6th place: Digital Video Production
  • 10th place: Debating Technological Issues
  • Owen Sanders placed 3rd place in Chapter Team, Written
  • Cameron Johnson placed 5th in Career Preparation and 10th in Essays on Technology
  • Lauren Tenpenny placed 5th for Photographic Technology

About Technology Student Association
TSA is a national organization of students engaged in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Membership includes over 233,000 middle and high school students in approximately 2,000 schools spanning 49 state and is open to students enrolled in or who have completed technology education courses. TSA is supported by educators, parents, and business leaders who believe in the need for a technologically literate society. Members learn through exciting competitive events, leadership opportunities, and much more. Follow this link for more information on Knox County and other winners in the national competition: