Entries by Chad Vail

Successful Summer Camp at Buist Academy Encourages Female Students to Learn Computer Coding

Students participated in a whirlwind of fun, engaging, and hands-on computer science activities during the “Yes, We Code” Girls Coding Camp held at Buist Academy this summer. Participants had the opportunity to experiment with different computer programming languages, website development, game design and 3-D computer animation. Students used CSS and JavaScript to create a website and silly wanted […]

Garrett Academy Students Earn Adobe Illustrator ACA Certifications

Students from Garrett Academy and Technology recently participated in a “Meme & Logo Contest” sponsored by the U.S. Attorney’s Office. The focus of the design competition was “Preventing Gun Violence At Your School- Know the Signs 2018 Project Sentry” Garrett Academy CTE student Tamara Pendarvis earned honorable mention in the contest. The following 13 students, many […]

CTE Student from Burke High School Wins Statewide Logo Contest for Shred360

  Charleston, SC – Mr. Micah Brown, Digital Art & Design CTE Instructor at Burke High School, encouraged one of his students to enter a logo design contest for Shred360, a paper shredding company based in Columbia. Burke senior Hesham Hikal was the winner of this year’s logo design contest, which included a $500 prize! Over 1,000 […]

Student Run IT Help Desk at Military Magnet Academy Celebrates First Year Success

Ms. Carla Ferrette-Clark, CTE Information Technology  Instructor at Military Magnet Academy provided the following recap of the first year of a student run computer & IT support team formed to provide assistance to teachers and students at their school. The MMA Eagles Help Desk is our piloted Tier 1 support program. The students that participated in this program […]

Daniel Jenkins Academy Celebrates Grand Opening of “Glamour Touch Salon” Learning Lab

Students at Daniel Jenkins Academy now have the opportunity to earn their hair braiding license from South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation thanks to a very special new program at their school! DJA Principal Dana Hancock-Rodgers and CTE Teacher Ms. Shekema Hamm welcomed students, educators, and community members to the recent ribbon cutting and […]

Military Magnet Academy Students Earn Trip to State Business Plan Competition

Students at Military Magnet Academy recently presented their business plans to guest judges from local companies in the first level of a state wide competition staged by YEScarolina. Amy Brunson, CTE Department Chair and Business Applications teacher at MMA shared that 7 students in all will move on to compete at the state level event […]

RB Stall HS Entrepreneurship Students Participate in Biz Plan Competition

Students in Mr. Michael Breedlove’s Entrepreneurship class at RB Stall High School recently pitched their business plans in front of local professionals. The students with the top three presentations will get to move on to the YEScarolina state event May 4th at the College of Charleston where they could win even larger cash prizes and a […]

Wando Entrepreneurship Students Participate in Business Plan Competition

Students in Mr. Fralix’s Entrepreneurship classes at Wando High School recently competed in the YEScarolina business plan competition.After all students pitched their business plans in their classes, three finalists per class were chosen to present in front of YESCarolina judges and staff. At stake were cash prizes and the chance to move on to the […]