Southeast High School’s Roskamp Institute project placed first in Florida and fifth in National Technology Students Association finals

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Sarasota, FL Roskamp Institute was the focus of Southeast High Technology Student Association (TSA) team project in the Medical Technology category which was awarded fifth place in the Nation at the 31ST Annual TSA National Conference in Denver, Colorado June 28 – July 2 after wining first place in the State of Florida competition held in Orlando on March 3rd 2009 . The team fromSoutheast attended the National finals representing the State of Florida and holds the distinction of being Florida’s Most Outstanding TSA High School.

The Team’s project highlighted some of the cutting edge research being carried out at the Roskamp Institute. The TSA team members from Southeast High are Maya Meredith, Andres Romero, Rachel Metras, Lor Gregor, Diego Corzo, John Nguyen, Marissa Bressi. As well, the team won first place in Florida for another Roskamp-assisted project in the Scientific Visualization category. Southeast High School is located in Bradenton, Florida and is an International Baccalaureate Diploma School.

Please click here to see video of this award wining work by the Team from Southeast High.

Roskamp is a not-for-profit research Institute located in Sarasota, Fla., that is dedicated to understanding the causes of, and finding cures for, neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders with an emphasis on Alzheimer’s disease. The Institute’s Memory Clinic also offers comprehensive cognitive and medical assessment toward differential diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and offers treatments and disease management options once the diagnostic evaluation is complete.

For more information, please contact the Institute at (941) 752-2949, Roskamp’s Clinical Trials Division in Sarasota at (941) 256-8018 or visit