BRADENTON - The Technology Student Association, or TSA championships hosted several schools. Students showed off their inventive skills and at the elementary grade level, students competed to who could design the best catapult to see who could launch projectiles the most effectively.  

"We're having the kids use their science backgrounds, every dimension of STEM, there's science, technology, engineering, and mathematics skills to come with a plan by engineering most effective catapult possible," STEM Coordinator Melissa Carniero said.