Roosevelt ETA students place top ten at national conference
The Technology Student Association National Conference was held in Nashville, Tenn., June 21-25. More than 5,000 students from across the U.S., Germany, and India were in attendance. NEISD was represented by 17 students from the Engineering & Technologies Academy (ETA) at Roosevelt High School.
The students competed in areas of Fashion Design, Architectural Model, Career Comparison, Flight Endurance, Construction Renovation, Engineering Design, Structural Engineering, Future Technology Teacher, On Demand Video, Design, Photographic Technology, Promotional Graphics, Structural Engineering, Technology Bowl, Technical Sketching and Application, Technology Problem Solving, Transportation Modeling and Webmaster.
To compete at the national level, each student advanced through Regionals held at Reagan High School and State held in Waco. The students who participated are as follows: Cameron Guiher, Victoria Ludolph, Zachary Ludolph, Jose Rivera,
Braeden Marquez, Jonathan Dandrea-Garcia, Jasmine Perez, Allison Bain, Larry Harris, Jerry Perez-Roach, Tory Graves, Anisea Perez, Claire Marshall, Anh Tran,
Christian Sifuentes, Fernando Ortiz, and Manuel Navarro.
The following students placed top ten in the nation in the following categories:
- Engineering Design: Cameron Guiher and Braeden Marquez
- Flight Endurance: Fernando Ortiz-Torres
- On Demand Video: Claire Marshall, Cameron Guiher, Jonathan Dandrea-Garcia and Braeden Marquez
- Photographic Technology: Victoria Ludolph
- Structural Engineering: Victoria Ludolph and Jose Rivera
- Technology Problem Solving: Jonathan Dandrea Garcia and Cameron Guiher
- Transportation Modeling: Fernando Ortiz-Torres
The ETA students ranked second in Texas and tied for fifth out of 150 high schools in the nation.
The following students received the Gold Achievement Award: Allison Bain, Gideon Johnson, Victoria Ludolph and Manuel Navarro.
The following students received leadership pins: Larry Harris, Anh Tran and Christian Sifuentes.
The following students were inducted into the TSA National Honor Society: Allison Bain, Victoria Ludolph, Fernando Ortiz-Torres and Jose Rivera.
Victoria Ludolph, the TSA Texas State President, and Allison Bain, the State Reporter conducted State delegation meeting every evening in preparation of our National officer elections.
The following ETA advisors were Grizelda Gentry, Brian Griffith, Daniel Sherrill and Director, Bill Sturgis.
"Congratulations to all who participated for a job well done," said Sturgis.
Above L & R - Students tour parts of Nashville during the conference.
Posted on July 11, 2012