TARC 15th Anniversary Essay Contest Winners Announced!


Participants were asked to answer a simple question: Why do you do TARC?

Answers ranged from education to aspiration, and stories of finding success in failure and learning from teammates emerged as themes. In the end, three essays soared above the rest.

First Place – $500 and publication on RocketContest.org

Ava Badii
Notre Dame Academy

First Runner Up – Publication on RocketContest.org

Rebecca Zurek
Prince of Peace Catholic School

Second Runner Up – Publication on RocketContest.org

Suvas Kota
Downingtown STEM Academy

Suvas’ essay was published the first week of January, followed by Rebecca’s in the second week and Ava’s in the third week of the month.

To all who participated, thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on what makes TARC so great. We appreciate your insights and stories. Keep flying!