At State Leadership Conference each year, Tennessee Technology Student Association (TSA) recognizes those who go above and beyond for our organization with the presentation of five (5) special awards. Tennessee TSA awards the following:
- Middle School Advisor of the Year
- High School Advisor of the Year
- Alumni of the Year
- Distinguished Student Award
- Frank D. Calfee Distinguished Service Award*
*Presented to a student, advisor, alumna, or such person who has been of service to Tennessee TSA
NOMINATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 9, 2024
Scholarship recipients will be announced at the Tennessee TSA State Leadership Conference. Tennessee TSA provides one (1) $500 scholarship for its student members:
Dustin Heavilon Engineering Scholarship: The Dustin Heavilon Scholarship is named after a former Tennessee TSA member who died in a plane crash during high school. Dustin had a passion for engineering and this scholarship is given to students who want to pursue a degree in engineering and who have been accepted to a college or university. Please make your way to the stage to receive your scholarship.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 9, 2024
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT GUIDELINES
TSA Achievement Program
TSA is pleased to bring back the TSA Achievement Program through Pathways to Excellence, a product of the dedicated work of last year’s national TSA officer team. The program, available to all middle and high school chapter members, promotes service leadership, STEM immersion, and personal/professional development by involvement in STEM-based activities. To learn more about the program, access information on the TSA website.
The TSA Achievement Program, Pathways to Excellence encourages TSA student members to engage in the areas/categories of service leadership, STEM immersion, and personal/professional development. Students participate in activities in these areas and have the opportunity to earn sequentially a bronze, silver, and gold award at the local, state, and national level, respectively.
Completion of one activity in each area/category – for a total of three completed activities per level – is required for bronze, silver, and gold award eligibility. Members submit documentation of their activities for each level via the TSA Student Member Site. Chapter advisors are responsible for verifying the successful completion of a member’s activities for each level.
Bronze awards are typically presented at the chapter or district level during special award assemblies, regional conferences, TSA banquets, etc. Silver awards are will be recognized at Tennessee TSA State Leadership Conference. Gold award recipients are recognized at the national TSA conference.
Bronze Level Deadline | Deadline Set by Chapter Advisor
Silver Level Deadline | FEBRUARY 9, 2024
Gold Level Deadline | MAY 1, 2024
For affiliated TSA chapter advisors or student members who seek more detailed information about the TSA Achievement Program, Pathways to Excellence, please review these guidelines found on the TSA Chapter Advisor Site or the TSA Student Member Site.