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Seniors Win Awards at State Technology Student Association Conference

Three Fox Chapel Area High School seniors recently won awards at the Pennsylvania Technology Student Association (TSA) State Leadership Conference which was held virtually April 14-17, 2021. The Fox Chapel Area first-place winner was Michael VanDemark in the coding category and Victor Yang won third place in the IT fundamentals category. Michael and Victor have both qualified for the virtual 2021 National TSA Conference that will be held in June. Additionally, Evan Butler placed fifth in the state in the PA logo design category, and Michael and Victor also took sixth place in the computer systems troubleshooting category.

The TSA is a national organization of students engaged in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics). The group supports STEM-education goals through high school and middle school competitions, leadership, and teamwork activities for students. The Fox Chapel Area High School TSA advisors are teachers Joseph Gass, Mitch Palucis, and Justin Papariello.