Forty-six PSD middle school and high school students attended the 2023 Washington Technology Student Association (WTSA) State Conference last weekend, March 24-26, and competed and placed multiple categories.
Each year the WTSA invites middle school and high school students from across the state to attend workshops, participate in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics) competitions, and mingle with other students interested in STEAM.
This year Goodman Middle School, Key Peninsula Middle School, and Gig Harbor High School students attended the conference and participated in a range of competitions, such as:
- Forensics Technology;
- Digital Photography;
- Video Game Design;
- Website Design;
- On-Demand Video;
- Cardboard Boat Races;
- And more!
GHHS students placed in the Top 5 for 10 events:
- Seth T. - First place in Flight Endurance;
- George W., Ben W., and Logan L. - First place in Manufacturing Prototypes;
- Bella G. - First place in Transportation Modeling;
- Ben B. - First place in Dragster Design;
- Emily B., Audrey Y., and Natalie B. - Second place in Children’s Stories;
- Ava H. - Top 5 in CAD 2D Architecture;
- Mickey C. and Emily B. - Top 5 in Debating Tech Issues;
- Atzel C. and Manil A. - Top 5 in Structural Design;
- Mickey C., Jordan F., Emily B., Anabel B., and Taylor R. - Top 5 in Video Game Design; and
- Trevor G. and Bella G. - Top 5 in Virtual Reality Visualization.
GMS Students also placed in the Top 5 for many events;
- Mia C. and Mia G. - First place in Forensic Technology;
- Rachel C. - Third place for Flight;
- Mia C. - Third place for Promotional Marketing;
- Mia G. and Delilah R. - Top 5 for Problem Solving; and
- The entire GMS team - Top 5 for Cardboard Boat Race.
Congratulations to all of our students who competed!
- academic excellence