Parkview High students win national song competition

A group of Parkview High School students just got back from a national competition, where they secured first place for a song they produced.

The group attended the 2011 National Technology Students' Association Conference on June 25, where it won top honors for producing a song titled "We are TSA!"

Held in Grapevine, Texas, the 2011 National TSA conference welcomed nearly 4,000 students to compete in various categories.

Under the leadership of Parkview High School Teacher and TSA advisor Terry Cotton, students placed in three events: technology bowl oral, architectural model and music production.

The TSA team is made up of the following students: Alisha Bhimani, Eric Brown, Tina Chan, Ross Cunningham, Derick Fernandez, Asha Harris, Mizaan Pirani, Brian Rivas, Jordan Rosenthal, Tre Thomas, Tung-Hung Tsai and Meh-Ki White.

The entire team attended the Georgia event earlier this spring, and several moved on to the national competition.

Through TSA, students participate in leadership development activities and compete in a variety of events related to technology.

Gwinnett County Public Schools has 14 active chapters with more than 1,000 students involved.

According to its website, the Technology Student Association aims to provide "leadership and opportunities in technology, innovation, design and engineering."

For more information, visit www.tsaweb.org.