9 FCAHS Student Place in Statewide Technology Event
Nine Fox Chapel Area High School students won awards at the Pennsylvania Technology Student Association (TSA) State Leadership Conference which was held April 20-22, 2022, at Seven Springs. The Fox Chapel Area second-place winners were junior Ananth Kashyap and freshman Swati Mylarappa in the debating technological issues category. Ananth and Swati have both qualified for the 2022 National TSA Conference that will be held in June in Dallas. Additionally, in the state competition, senior Dylan Berman and junior Jonathan Li won fourth places, Swati also won a sixth place, juniors James Harris and Talis Jacob won a ninth place, and freshmen Sangyon Park, Samuel Ummer, and Rohit Velankar won tenth places.
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.