EWING TOWNSHIP, NJ Two-dozen Heritage Middle School (HMS) students joined by their advisors, technology education teachers Mike Jeskey and Ken Zushma, recently traveled to The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) to compete against 800 other students from around the state in the NJ State Technology Student Association Conference.

This is the 10th year that students from HMS have participated. A strong showing by HMS earned awards, including three first place trophies.

The following is a list of the winners and the awards that they received:

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  • Aarush Raj, Arunav Dey, and Kevin Gu earned first place in Biotechnology
  • Shourya Bansal earned first place in Electrical Applications
  • Revant Maridi, Shourya Bansal, and Siddharth Chalasani earned first place in Microcontroller Design
  • Eshaan Mahajan earned second place in Electrical Applications
  • Andrew Wang, Aryan Bansal and Roman Brustein earned second place in Inventions and Innovations
  • Colin Schmied earned third place in Flight
  • Anthony Gadzi, Charles Yu and Lawrence Chen earned third place in Medical Technologies

Students had been developing their submissions to these events since the beginning of the year, and were finally able to see the culmination of their long-term efforts. Both Jeskey and Zushma said that they are very proud of all who chose to participate.

Shown above, courtesy of Livingston Public Schools are Siddharth Chalasani, Shourya Bansal and Revant Maridi, who earned first place in Microcontroller Design at the NJ State Technology Student Association Conference. Also taking first place were Aarush Raj, Arunav Dey, and Kevin Gu in Biotechnology, and Shourya Bansal in Electrical Applications.

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