Horry County students show off technology at event

Horry County, SC - HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - More than 300 students and teachers took part in the Horry County Schools' Technology Fair Thursday afternoon.

The first-time event was held at the Barefoot Resort Conference Center and sponsored by the Grand Strand Technology Council.  The fair gave Horry County students and teachers the chance to showcase how they incorporate and use technology in the classroom.

Twenty-two schools were at the fair to demonstrate various areas of technology including digital imaging, graphic design, 3-D modeling and multimedia applications.

Students displayed technology used during their school day, while teachers explained how the technology helps the students to expand and enhance learning opportunities.

"People here who are creative and want to do things appreciate other people's creativity and I think that's exciting not from a competitive standpoint necessarily, sure we're all competitive, but more from that standpoint boy that is really neat," said John Sanders, president of the Grand Strand Technology Council John Sanders.

Parents also had an opportunity to visit expo booths to learn more about Compass Learning, Media Services and the Horry County Virtual School.

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