Local students head to D.C. for STEM competition

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by Natalie Swaby, KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on June 25, 2014 at 10:59 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jun 25 at 10:59 PM

BRIER, Wash. - Students from the Edmonds School District will join a group of about 200 from Washington state heading to a national STEM competition.
 
The 2014 National Technology Student Association Conference is taking place near Washington D.C.
 
6,500 students and educators will participate in the conference which includes 60 STEM competitions. 
 
Todd Johnston is the TSA advisor at Brier Terrace Middle School.
 
"We are hoping we can get some kids on stage," said Johnston who added that his students have done very well at regional and state competitions.
 
Brandon Elias is among the students excited for the challenge.
 
"I think it is actually a real big honor because not everyone gets accepted," said Elias.
 
Student competitions range in topic from solar car races to creating new mobile apps. The competitions are taking place between June 27 - July 1.
 

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