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TSA alumni/ae credit the Technology Student Association with having a positive influence on their lives. Click on each image below to learn more about an alumnus/alumna. (To connect with alumni/ae, email with the name of the alum in the subject line of the email.)


Rachell_Newell_SpotlightListen in as TSA alumna Rachel Newell shares her TSA experience and the impact it has had on her career.

TSA Today podcast  – 25 minutes. 



Tia Bolden -- TSA Alumni Spotlight

Tia Bolden

Arabia Mountain High School, Decatur, GA 
B.S. Electrical Engineering (minor, technology education), Savannah State University
M.S. Engineering/Industrial Management, University of Louisville
Electrical manufacturing engineer, Boeing, NASA Michoud Assembly Facility, New Orleans

What did you gain in TSA?
The former, two-time Georgia TSA state officer who competed in Extemporaneous Speech and Video Game Design says the biggest lesson she learned in TSA was how to overcome adversity. "Even though you face defeat, you are not defeated. You still have worth, you still have value, and you can still become something great if you believe in yourself.”

She adds, "Thank you TSA for making me the leader I am" and lauds her TSA chapter advisor Christie Schmitt as "advisor of the century."