Sandy Hook: The Marine Academy of Science and Technology participated in the state-wide 2012 Technology Student Association (NJ TSA) competition hosted at the College of New Jersey in Ewing in March. The annual event had a participation of 1,600 students from throughout the state.
The Technology Student Association fosters personal growth, leadership, and opportunities in technology, innovation, design, and engineering. Members apply and integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts through co-curricular activities, competitive events and related programs.
MAST First Place awards went to Allie Masciana (Middletown) in the Future Technology Teacher Event, and to Sean Sturn (Ocean Township) in the Technical Sketching Event.
Second Place awards went to Jake Albers (Elberon), Marianna Flemming (Middletown), Brian McGee (Freehold), Dustin Pavlick (Howell), Jaqueline Plumaker (Highlands), and Bruno Santos (Marlboro) in the Chapter Team Event.
Third Place went to Emma Dwight (Highlands), Emily Long (Union Beach), Morgan Sanguedolce (Monroe), Connor Varley (Wall), and Elliot Warren (Ocean Grove) in the On Demand Video Event while other Third Place went to Chase Epstein (Rumson) and Brady McDonough (Freehold) in the Structural Engineering Event.
Dustin Pavlick (Howell) was selected for nomination into the Technology Student Association
Honor Society, and will be inducted in at the National Conference Later this Spring.
Gold Achievement Award Winners will be honored at the National Conference went to Dustin Pavlick, Alex Dwyer (Ocean) and Carolyn Rehm (Colts Neck).