State Conference

The 2020 IL-TSA State Conference/Competition will be held on April 16-17, 2020 at the The Chateau in Bloomington

Attention Students: If you are planning to run for a state officer position, please note that all paperwork must be received no later than one week before the state conference. Filing forms can be found under the TSA Files link. Filing forms can be sent as email attachments to Dr. Chris Merrill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Second, a video campaign/platform statement is required for all students seeking an Illinois TSA office. The video can be saved in either MPEG or QuickTime formats. All videos should be sent as email attachments to Dr. Chris Merrill or provide Dr. Merrill a link to where you saved your video, no later than one week before the state conference. All officer candidate videos will be shown at the state conference on two occasions. Videos are limited to two minutes in length.

2019 Place Finishers

TSA Achievement Program 

2019 - Gold
Avery Devore, Minooka Community High School
Sarah Engle, Minooka Community High School
James Metcalf, Collinsville High School
Dylan Phegley, Collinsville High School
Mia Schofield, Minooka Community High School
Brandon Tripp, Glenwood High School

2019 - Silver
Aiden Bell, Minooka Community High School 
Joseph Cates, Collinsville High School
Cole Gildersleeve, Collinsville High School
Ian Jasper, Minooka Community High School
Chris Karceski, Minooka Community High School
Max Laing, Collinsville High School
Jacob McChristian, Collinsville High School

2019 - Bronze
Chris Johnson, Minooka Community High School

2018 - Gold
Shivani Patel, Bartlett High School
Hannah Raj, Bartlett High School
Priy Baxi, Bartlett High School  
Leela Herena, Bartlett High School
Trent Baima, Collinsville High School
Ivan Velasco, Collinsville High School
Keegan Butcher, Collinsville High School
Trent Pauley, Collinsville High School
Samuel Chavira, Minooka Community High School
Orion Holtsclaw, Minooka Community High School
Avery Devore, Minooka Community High School
Zack Wojcieszak, Minooka Community High School

2018 - Silver
Paras Shah, Bartlett High School
Riya Shah, Bartlett High School 
Jhil Patel, Bartlett High School 
Aayush Patel, Bartlett High School
Om Patel, Bartlett High School 
Rahderick Pritchett, Minooka Community High School

2018 - Bronze
Ishan Desai, Bartlett High School
Andrew Downing, Minooka Community High School
Michael Garbrecht, Minooka Community High School
Lucas Smerica, Minooka Community High School
Colin Wells, Collinsville High School
Matthew Vojas, Collinsville High School

2017 - Gold
Meghan Blenck, Minooka Community High School
Keegan Butcher, Collinsville High School
Avery Devore, Minooka Community High School
Benito Hernandez, Collinsville High School
Erika Hicks, Collinsville High School
Conner Hugunin, Minooka Community High School
Peyton Kellinger, Minooka Community High School
Kush Patel, Bartlett High School
Trent Pauley, Collinsville High School
Tom Rodely, Minooka Community High School
Jayam Shah, Bartlett High School
Priya Shah, Bartlett High School
Zack Wojcieszak, Minooka Community High School

2017 - Silver
Samuel Chavira, Minooka Community High School
Andrew Downing, Minooka Community High School
Michael Garbrecht, Minooka Community High School
Orion Holtsclaw, Minooka Community High School
Aayush Patel, Bartlett High School
Rahderick Pritchett, Minooka Community High School
Kyle Sally, Minooka Community High School
Bryan Tripp, Glenwood High School
Ivan Velasco, Collinsville High School
Devan Wallace, Collinsville High School
Aleena Warner, Minooka Community High School
Vanessa Withall, Minooka Community High School

2017 - Bronze
Aiden Bell, Minooka Community High School
Daniel Bell, Glenwood High School
Sarah Engle, Minooka Community High School

2016 - Gold
Brittany Amawan, Bartlett High School
Vaishnavi Babers, Bartlett High School
Ivana Bozic, Bartlett High School 
Danielle Chismarick, Seneca High School
Bailey Costello, Bartlett High School
Nick Janini, Collinsville High Schoo
Aishwarya Jois, Bartlett High School 
Courtney Kutey, Collinsville High School
Ami Patel, Bartlett High School 
Lindsey Petritis, Bartlett High School

2016 - Silver
Priya Shah, Bartlett High School

2015 - Gold
Nicholas Frigo, Minooka Community High School
Emily Miller, Minooka Community High School

2015 - Silver
Jessica Miller, Minooka Community High School

2015 - Bronze
Joe Bergmann, Minooka Community High School
Connor Wessling, Minooka Community High School

2014 - Silver
Nicholas Frigo, Minooka Community High School
Emily Miller, Minooka Community High School

2014 - Bronze
Emily Miller, Minooka Community High School
Jessica Miller, Minooka Community High School

2013 - Bronze
Nicholas Frigo, Minooka Community High School
McLean Holmes, Minooka Community High School

TSA Honor Society (Highest Honor for TSA Member)

2019
Trent Baima, Collinsville High School
Avery Devore, Minooka Community High School
Austin McClary, Collinsville High School
Brandon Tripp, Glenwood High School

2018
Hannah Raj, Bartlett High School
Pria Baxi, Bartlett High School
Samuel Chavira, Minooka Community High School
Taylor Vroman, Seneca High School

2017
Meghan Blenck, Minooka Community High School
Keegan Butcher, Collinsville High School
Benito Hernandez, Collinsville High School
Erika Hicks, Collinsville High School
Bryan Tripp, Glenwood High School 
Ivan Velasco, Collinsville High School

2016
Ivana Bozic, Bartlett High School
Danielle Chismarick, Seneca High School
Justin Grady, Glenwood High School
Aishwarya Jois, Bartlett High School
Jenna Kokkat, Glenwood High School
Allison McMinn, Glenwood High School
Ami Patel, Bartlett High School
Priya Shah, Bartlett High School

2015
Nicholas Frigo, Minooka Community High School
Emily Miller, Minooka Community High School

2013
Peter Schmidt, Glenwood High School
Aditya Sreekumar, Glenwood High School