Ten RBR Academy of Information technology students qualified and competed in state Future Business Leader of America competition and are headed to the nationals. They are pictured above (left to right): James Szwede, Cris Sochacki, Bobby Villaluz, Charlie Weisman, Tyler Birn, EJ Go, Nicole Ortiz, Alex Dannecker, Louis DiOrio and Tucker Machard.
Press release from Red Bank Regional High School
Students of the Academy of Information Technology at Red Bank Regional High School continue to qualify and compete in high level competitions. Ten Tech students recently participated in the Future Business Leaders State Competition, which took place in on March 27 at the Hilton East Brunswick Hotel. The students were Tyler Birn (Red Bank); Alex Dannecker, Louis DiOrio, Tucker Machard, Cris Sochacki (all Union Beach); EJ Go (Neptune City); Nicole Ortiz, Bobby Villaluz, Charlie Weisman (all Shrewsbury), and James Szwede (Little Silver). Qualifying to compete at the state level required that they finish in the top three positions in their competition area in their regional competition.
RBR’s students then excelled at the state competition, with Louis DiOrio taking first place in Networking Concepts; Cris Sochacki coming in second in Desktop Application Programming, and Tucker Machar taking third place in Cybersecurity. They are now entitled to compete in the National Competition which takes place in Nashville, TN, from June 29 through July 2. Bobby Villaluz finished in fourth place for Introduction to Information Technology and is, therefore, an alternate to the conference.