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LCHS Technology team earns National title

Jul 06, 2015 | Community Relations



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Victoria Nelson, Saman Ahmed, Mason Rodriguez and Abby Myers

Lamar Consolidated High School is home to the 2015 National High School Champions for Scientific and Technical Visualization. 

The squad, made up of Saman Ahmed, Abby Myers, Victoria Nelson and Mason Rodriguez, were among the more than 6,500 students competing at the National Technology Students Association Conference in Grapevine. 

Scientific and Technical Visualization competitors must develop a visualization focusing on a subject or topic from one or more of the following areas: science, technology, engineering or mathematics.

All 50 states, along with the countries of Germany and Turkey, were represented at the competition.

In all, four Lamar Consolidated High teams finished in the top 10 at Nationals, with two George Ranch High School groups also earning placing in the first 10.

The Lamar Consolidated High team of Dustin Anhaiser, Denalex Orakwue, Abir Shukla and Jonathan Tomaiko, finished second in Software Development.

The Lamar Consolidated High team of Jacob Bowman, Reyes Hernandez, Denalex Orakwue, Abir Shukla and Jonathan Tomaiko were fifth in the Webmaster competition.

George Ranch High students Mason Ameen, Chris Blanco, Matthew Javier and Charles Matt finished sixth in Software Development.

The Lamar Consolidated High squad of Austin Brown, Kevin Nguyen, Denalex Orawkue, Paul Padilla, Andrew Ramirez and Abir Shukla took ninth in Animatronics. 

The George Ranch High Manufacturing Prototype team of Abby Brannan, Brittainie Cason, Kelly Pittinger, Colton Pounders and Grayson Watson earned ninth at Nationals.

Reading Junior High students also made the top 10 in the Junior High competitions.

Caitlin Do placed 2nd in Promotional Design, Jakob Wittry placed 7th in Digital Photography and Iman Zia and Reed Schnitger placed 9th in Technical Design
Kristin Rausch, Adam Frenzel, Isabel Torres-Baez, Carsen Collins and Creighton Jaster were the co-sponsors and coaches for the Lamar Consolidated High School team.

Emily Gresham and Jessica Janis were the sponsors and coaches for the George Ranch High School squad.

Rachelle Ferguson is the sponsor/coach for Reading Junior High.