RBR Senior Takes First Place in State Technology Modeling Competition
RBR Senior Takes
First Place in State Technology Modeling Competition
senior Jose Ramirez of Red Bank recently took first place at the State Technology Student Association (TSA) Competition for
his portfolio and model in Transportation Modeling. The event took place at the
College of New Jersey on April 16.
His advisor, RBR
technology teacher Kathryn Hawley states, “Last year Jose placed third in this
same competition. He worked so hard, and this year he earned the first place
finish! We are so proud of him.”
competition in which Jose excelled, participants use only designated materials
and follow required specifications to design and produce a scale model of a
vehicle that fits the annual design problem.
The judges also take appearance and realism into consideration. This
year’s vehicle design was for a riding lawnmower.
Jose is a student
in RBR’s Academy of Pre-Engineering. The
TSA is an extra-curricular club he attends which enters competitions with other
STEM students from around the country.
Jose is now eligible to enter his project in the national competition
which takes place in June in Nashville, TN.
their website (http://www.tsaweb.org/) The TSA mission, “fosters personal
growth, leadership, and opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering, and
Mathematics (STEM) members; members apply and integrate these concepts through
co-curricular activities, competitions, and related programs.”
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