MTHS and BTMS students win awards at National Technology Student conference

MTHS, BTMS students at 2016 National TSA Conference
Students from Mountlake Terrace High School and Brier Terrace Middle School traveled to Nashville, Tennessee last week to attend and compete at the 2016 National Technology Student Association Conference. (Photos courtesy BTMS advisor Todd Johnston)

Students from Mountlake Terrace High School and Brier Terrace Middle School returned home this past weekend from the National Technology Student Association (TSA) Conference toting numerous awards and honors.

BTMS Advisor Todd Johnston called it “our most successful nationals’ trip ever.”

In addition to the individual and team honors, the TSA chapter from BTMS was presented with the Chapter Excellence Award for excellence in the areas of leadership development, scholastic and educational activities, service projects, conference participation, team awards and general chapter activities.

BTMS Cole Johnston 2nd place trophy at National TSA
BTMS student Cole Johnston (left) receives his second place trophy in Career Prep he earned in competition at the 2016 National TSA Conference last week.

The National TSA Conference was held last week in Nashville, Tennessee and attracted more than 7,500 middle and high school students from around the country to compete in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) events.

MTHS, BTMS results from National TSA Conference, June 28 – July 2, 2016

MTHS students
Reiden Chea and Trevor Doan, 4th place in Structural Engineering and Design

BTMS students
Dylan Breuer, Ian Dortsch, Nolan Degarlis, Cole Johnston and Meghan Park, recognized for completing the TSA LEAP (Leadership, Education, Achievement, Personal Growth) training

Pilsung Kwak and Zaffarullah Rehman, 1st place in Structural Engineering

Cole Johnston, 2nd place in Career Prep

Aidan Alderson, Meghan Park and Cole Johnston, 5th place in Leadership Strategies

Aidan Alderson, Dylan Breuer, Pilsung Kwak and Zaffarullah Rehman, 8th place in Junior Solar Sprint



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