20 Students from Richland High School competed in the virtual 2021 National TSA Conference.
3 Sophomores, Eryn McEndree, Leah Chung, and Margaret Orr, won first place.
Many other students were able to place in the top 10 in 7 events.
Students were asked to design a device to empower a community.
The students designed a water filter for the Democratic Republic of Congo in Africa to drink water safely.
“I think the school is really proud and happy. They support us. They’re very supportive. They’re always willing to provide resources and help us in any way they can.”
“It was really overwhelming honestly. Usually we would experience it in person and get our award right there.”
“Seeing where we were able to get definatley helps us in the future. We can get there again. It was done before, why not again.”
The students competed against middle and high school students from across the country in over 60 Stem related events.