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Region 8

Conference information

January 21, 2023
Snow Date: Feb. 4
Richland High School, Johnstown, PA

Region 8

Registration Deadline
11:59 pm, Friday, January 6, 2023
Registration Fee
$10 for 2023
Region Files


Region 8 Advisor Contact Info


Region 8 Student Officers for 2021-22 

President - Samantha Bunnell - Richland High School
Vice-President - Chris Yahner - Northern Cambria High School
Committee Member: Margaret Orr - Richland High School
Committee Member: Harper Househth - State College Area HS 
Committee Member: Haley Mosorjak - Westmont Hilltop Jr. Sr. HS
Junior Officer: Giles Westrick  - Central Cambria MS
Junior Officer: Mia Cafeo - Richland Middle School


PA TSA State Officer Team Members from Region 8 

Michelle Zheng - State President - Richland High School
Eryn McKendree - State Secretary - Richland High School
Miriam Ruback - State Treasurer - State College Area HS
Charlize Amper - State Reporter - Bishop McCort HS
Elijah Adu - State SAA - State College Area HS

National Competition Results

  • The TSA National Conference offered 75 high school and middle school events

  • PA placed in 76% of these events
  • Region 8 placed in 42% of these events
  • PA had 12 National Champions with Region 8 being 5 of these.  
  • PA had 106 top 10 places with Region 8 having 38 top 10 placers 
National Champions
Biotechnology Design (HS) - Richland HS
Children’s Stories (MS) - Park Forest MS
Future Technology Teacher (HS) - Michelle Zheng - Richland HS
Technical Design (MS) - Park Forest MS
Website Design (MS) - Park Forest MS

National 2nd Place
Data Science and Analytics (MS) - Park Forest MS
Electrical Applications (MS) - Park Forest MS
Mass Production (MS) - Park Forest MS
On Demand Video (HS) - Windber HS
Photographic Technology (HS) - Hailey Dzurko - Windber HS
Tech Bowl (MS) - Park Forest MS

National 3rd Place
Fashion Design (HS) - Cambria Heights
Inventions & Innovations (MS) - Park Forest MS
Video Game Design (MS) - Park Forest MS


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New to TSA and in Region 8

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I can assist you with setting up your new chapter or answer any questions you might have if you want to start a new chapter. 


Region 8 Bylaws 



2022 TSA Region 8 Chapters

High School 
Altoona Area HS
Bedford High School
Bishop McCort Catholic HS
Cambria Heights HS
Central Cambria HS 
Central HS of Martinsburg
Chestnut Ridge HS
Conemaugh Township Area School
Mifflin County High School
Northern Cambria HS
Purchase Line HS
Richland High School 
State College High School 
Westmont Hilltop High School 
Windber High School

Middle School 
Altoona Area Jr High
Bishop McCort MS
Cambria Heights MS
Central Cambria MS
Conemaugh Township Area School
Northern Cambria MS
Richland Junior High
Park Forest Middle School
Westmont Hilltop Jr Sr High School
Windber Middle School 


PA-TSA Handbook
PA ONLY Event Rules
National TSA Event Rules
*National Event Rules can only be obtained after completing Affiliation.
General Event Rules & Regulations
Event Themes
National Rules Clarifications
Middle School Event Descriptions
High School Event Descriptions

Judges Feedback Form

Diversity Policy




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