East Coweta Middle School honored at TSA conference

alt

East Coweta Middle School team members attending the Technology Student Association Fall Leadership Conference were front, from left, Skylar Haynes, Morgan King, Hayley Conner, Mary Thompson, Lauryn Jennings, Karaline Labar and Jordin Reed; second row, Kayla Sims and Laine Futral; back, Makalin Langford, Christian Devlin, River Hardin, Davis Cover, Nick Burkey, Landon Hicks and Jordan West.

From Staff Reports
education@newnan.com
East Coweta Middle School’s Technology Student Association received several honors at the TSA Fall Leadership Conference, held earlier this month on Jekyll Island.
Sixteen students represented ECMS at the conference, where Kayla Sims and Mary Thompson were presented the Statesman Award – one of the most prestigious honors bestowed on TSA members.
In addition, the ECMS team received the Research Award for their performance in First Lego League and the coveted Spirit Award for their teamwork during the Armada Boat Race competition.
Team advisor and technology instructor Blaire Booth, who was ECMS Teacher of the Year for 2011-12, said she could not be more proud of the students and their accomplishments at the conference.
Booth recently received a prestigious honor of her own when she was awarded the Teacher Excellence Award by the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association.
During the TSA conference, East Coweta Middle students attended leadership sessions to further develop their public speaking skills and interview skills.

The team also attended technical sessions on a variety of events including flight, film and problem solving.

Sims, who serves as president of the ECMS TSA chapter, said her favorite part of the conference was “meeting new people and competing in the Armada Boat Race.”


More Education

Brooks, Welch hold fun run fundraisers

Both Brooks Elementary School and Welch Elementary School recently held fun runs as a way to raise money for their schools and for their par ... Read More


Teacher in Focus: Sharon Liebe

Sharon Liebe teaches second grade at White Oak Elementary School. This year is her 24th of teaching public school. Why did you become a teac ... Read More


Education Briefs

Stroud earns academic honors at Biola Evan Stroud of Newnan was one of 1,513 students who were named to the Dean's List at Biola University ... Read More


Teachers show music and art go hand in hand

By Celia Shortt celia@newnan.com The art and music teachers at Jefferson Parkway Elementary School have a desire to show their students how ... Read More


Teacher in Focus: Tiffany Fowler

Tiffany Fowler teaches special education at Welch Elementary School. This year is her fourth of teaching. Why did you become a teacher? My ... Read More

Student competes at barrel racing championship

This past summer, Newnan High School student, Rainey Ayers, competed in the 2014 National Barrel Horse Association World Championship at the ... Read More