Lee’s Summit High School and Lee’s Summit West High School recently captured awards at the 27th annual Technology Education Association of Missouri (TEAM) competition, held April 27, as well as the State Technology Education Association of Missouri contest, held May 8 and 9 in Osage Beach . Students winning the grand award qualify for the state contest, scheduled for May 8-9.
Lee’s Summit High School had approximately 50 students qualify to go to the metro-area contest, more than any other high school in the metropolitan area. Lee’s Summit High School wood shop teacher Tony Mixon also won Program of the Year for Missouri.
Two students tied for best of show at the metro contest– Logan Dahmer (LSWHS student who takes furniture making at LSHS) for his grandfather clock and Caylee Smith of LSHS for her harp. Several Lee’s Summit R-7 students are also invited to attend the Kansas City Home and Garden Show to display their larger projects.
LSHS students capturing grand awards and qualifying for state at the Kansas City area contest include Elliot Kump, Lupita Olivas, Caylee Smith, Gage Piggie, Jacob Connor, Ria Wyrick, Chana Ostrander, Sarah Howell, Nick Armes, Bobby Wallace, Austin Ross, Zheng Zhengshuo, Cameron Fisher, Caleb Heeney, Logan Dahmer (Lee’s Summit West student who takes furniture making at LSHS), Matthew Ross, Kieran Cunningham, Joseph Achugo, Cameron Schulenberg, Will Berger, Kase Glidewell, Tanner Carpenter, Dylan Jordon and Adam Schmidt.
LSWHS students capturing grand awards at the metro contest and qualifying for state include Mick Bryant, Matt Borgmeyer, Sam Breshears, Daniel Schnelle and Trevor Grooms. Justin McEnroe and Emma Hannah both received runner up in their category.
At state, Lee’s Summit West captured two grand awards including Trevor Grooms with his kitchen hutch and Daniel Schnelle with his rocking chair.
Sam Breshears, Matt Borgmeyer and Mick Bryant of LSWHS all received first place awards in their category at state.