State Officer Team

President - Manasi Prasad


Manasi Prasad is a senior at Seminole High School, enrolled in the IB Program, and is ecstatic to serve as the 2022-2023 Florida TSA State President. She has been involved with TSA for four years now, competing in various events such as Board Game Design and Music Production. Her passions include practicing the arts, both visual and musical, and writing in her spare time. She plans to continue her studies to take the Pre-Law track in the near future. Manasi is ready to step up into the role of President to make this year as fun and memorable as possible. She is excited to work with the new team and have another successful FLTSA year!

Vice President - Andrew Krywko


Andrew Krywko is a senior at Southeast High School and a second-year IB diploma student. This year will be their 7th year in TSA and have competed in events like dragster design, debate tech, and chapter team. Outside of TSA, they are currently a life scout, compete in both student congress for speech and debate and academic team, work as a barista at a local cafe, and practice Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, where they currently have a blue belt. They plan on attending school for either mechanical or nuclear engineering and wish to continue with the engineering that they have loved working with over the past seven years. While they plan on working as either a manufacturing engineer after college, they would also love to open and operate a coffee shop and roastery at some point. This year, they are ready to fully utilize what they have learned from their previous year in office in order to make this year a great year for everybody involved in Florida TSA!

Secretary - Keirstin Hecht


Keirstin Hecht is a junior at Palmetto High school. She's been involved with TSA for 6 years and has previously held the position of Florida State Reporter. She's thrilled to be serving as Florida's 2022-2023 State Secretary. Her favorite events include, children's stories, Forensic Science and Career Prep. Outside of TSA she enjoys playing on varsity basketball, participating in Palmetto marching tigers color guard, and Softball. Keirstin hopes to become a Orthopedic surgeon in the future and hopes to graduate with an Aice diploma and White Coat. In her free time she loves to draw, knit and do many crafts. Keirstin is so excited to meet new members and create strong bonds, she's extremely grateful for the opportunity to serve as State Secretary and Thanks you all!

Treasurer - Dylan McCarthy


Dylan McCarthy is a senior at Lyman High School and is excited to serve as your 2022-2023 Florida TSA State Treasurer. This is his 4th year in TSA and his favorite events include Technology Bowl, Extemporaneous Speech, and Prepared Presentation. Outside of TSA, he is an Eagle Scout and takes an active role in Student Government, NHS, swim, and water polo. In the future, Dylan plans to major in aeronautical engineering in preparation to become a fighter pilot. He is extremely thankful for this opportunity to serve his fellow delegation members. Dylan is prepared to help in any way he can to make this year the greatest for Florida TSA!

Reporter - Emily Paraboschi


Emily Paraboschi is a senior at Florida SouthWestern Collegiate High School and is a part of Dunbar High School’s TSA chapter. Emily is going into her junior year of college at Florida SouthWestern State College as she is currently studying biology. Since middle school, TSA has been a huge aspect of her life as she enjoys STEM and a good competition. Emily’s favorite event is Technology Problem Solving as she enjoys working with teammates to solve complex problems. Some of her hobbies include playing piano and guitar, going to concerts, skateboarding, and playing video games. Emily loves to support her community and those around her. After a great year on the 2021-2022 state officer team, she has taken on serving as your 2022-2023 reporter to represent this amazing delegation!

Sergeant at Arms - Om Patel


Om Patel is a Senior at Sarasota High School, enrolled in the AICE Program, and is very thrilled to serve as your 2022-2023 State Sergeant at Arms. He has consistently been involved with TSA for the past 4 years; his favorite competitions include Problem Solving, On Demand Video, Dragster, and Structural Design. Outside of TSA, Om helps his community in so many ways, from tutoring students at a local church to volunteering in a hospital. Om even works at his family-owned business every weekend. In the future, Om plans to become a physician. This year Om is very excited to work alongside his state officers to make this year the best year yet.