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Winners announced for 1st HCS Technology Fair

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Horry County Schools' first ever Technology Fair showcased the work of more than 300 students and teachers in a day-long display.

The event, which was sponsored by the Grand Strand Technology Council and was held at the Barefoot Resort Conference Center on April 29, featured 22 schools competing. Winners were honored in 12 categories.

Burgess Elementary School students Ajay Patel, Carson Ward, and Kendall Securro took top honors with the Best-In-Show award among all grade levels.

Other winners are:

Elementary/Middle School Division

Due to the volume of entries in multimedia applications and video editing/digital imaging, elementary and middle school entries were judged separately. In other categories, elementary school and middle school students were judged together.

Multimedia Applications Elementary: First Place: Ajay Patel, Carson Ward, and Kendall Securro, Burgess Elementary School; Second Place: Carly Mitchell, Carolynn Dallas, Riverlee Weaver, Burgess Elementary School; and Third Place: Chris Young and Dylan Fuss, Burgess Elementary School;

Multimedia Applications Middle: First Place: Anna Coggeshall, North Myrtle Beach Middle School; Second Place: Lainey Lewis, Black Water Middle School; and Third Place: Lukas Ray, North Myrtle Beach Middle School;

Video Editing / Digital Imaging Elementary: First Place: Chandler Webster Whittemore Park Middle School and Marshall Webster, Pee Dee Elementary School; Second Place: Mariah Dozier and Katrina Wohlgemuth, Ocean Bay Elementary School; and Third Place: Andrew Gasperson, Burgess Elementary School;

Video Editing / Digital Imaging Middle: First Place: Jose Aveldanes and William Saylor, Loris Middle School; Second Place: Asia Lewis, Jimmy Jackson, Sam Mack, and Will Hardwick, North Myrtle Beach Middle School; and Third Place: Dillion Bowie, Hannah Edge, Taylor Moon, Tripp Schofield, North Myrtle Beach Middle School;

3-D Modeling: First Place (3-way tie): Kyle Jordan and Triston Marino, Whittemore Park Middle School; Emily Yarrison, Homewood Elementary School; and Connor Holcombe, Hunter Allison, Kody Ruff, Spencer Rutland, Forestbrook Middle School; Second Place: Jacob Hughey, Homewood Elementary School; and Third Place: Markus McCullough, Homewood Elementary School;

Creative / Other: First Place: Bradley Gore, Jake Rowles, and Tyrique Robinson, North Myrtle Beach Middle School; Second Place: Remy DiAngelo, Myrtle Beach Intermediate School; and Third Place: Dylan Howell, Burgess Elementary School;

Digital Photography: First Place: Dani Silvestri, Desiree Santos, Jacob Humphreys, and Sophie Spruill, Ocean Bay Elementary School;

Non-Animated Graphic Design: First Place: Mikaela Campman, Ocean Bay Elementary School; and Second Place: Alekzander Geng Ocean Bay Elementary School;

Non-Multimedia Applications: First Place: Desiree Santos and Katie Campbell, Ocean Bay Elementary School; and Second Place: Bailey Strawn and Kayla Washington, Ocean Bay Elementary School;

Project Programming: First Place: Calla Hickeyand and Katrina Wohlgemuth, Ocean Bay Elementary School; Second Place: Jacky Wong and Ross Epstein, Ocean Bay Elementary School; and Third Place: Gabbi Hartnett, Kaleigh Tarabeck, Olivia Gano, and Olivia King, Ocean Bay Elementary School;

Robotics: First Place: Gretchen Dunn and Katelyn Altman, Whittemore Park Middle School; Second Place: Ajay Patel, Burgess Elementary School; and Third Place Grey Gatewood, Jacky Wong, Jonathan Leach, and Ross Epstein, Ocean Bay Elementary School;

High School Division

Digital Imaging: First Place (tie): Andrew Kelly, Academy for Technology and Academics; Dennis Merritt, Jonathan Fox, Kyle Arnette, and Tyler Fejes; Loris High School; and Second Place: Brandon Causey, Jordyn Herring, and Kasey Strickland, Loris High School;

Video Editing: First Place (tie): Jack Caswell, Julia Citrone, and Zachary Scanlon, Academy for Arts, Science and Technology; Cody Clark, Myrtle Beach High School; Second Place: Brandon Melanson and Sean Kelly, Academy for Arts, Science and Technology; and Third Place: Chesley Foxworth, Rachel Smith, Reagan Christy, and Rebecca Usry, Myrtle Beach High School;

3-D Modeling: First Place: Josh Clynes, Frank Morrone, Micha Bero, Academy for Technology and Academics; and Second Place: Micha Bero, Frank Morrone; Academy for Technology and Academics;

Animated Graphic Design: First Place: Jacob May and William Bossler, Socastee High School; Second Place: Alex Stacy, Academy for Technology and Academics; and Third Place: Joseph Tennant, Academy for Technology and Academics;

Creative / Other: First Place: Alyce Causey, Heather Fleury, JC Crowl, and Timmane Bellamy, Academy for Arts, Science and Technology; Second Place: Ashley Readler, Kenneth Etheridge, Kristin Unrue and Lindsy Morris, Academy for Arts, Science and Technology; and Third Place: Summer Krauel, Academy for Technology and Academics;

Digital Photography: First Place: Emilee Vinesett, Emily Howell, and Patterson Huggins, Academy for Arts, Science and Technology; Second Place: Jefferson Monroe; Academy for Arts, Science and Technology; and Third Place: Ashley Stubbs, North Myrtle Beach High School;

Graphic Design (general): First Place: Carrie Little, North Myrtle Beach High School; and Second Place: Logan Smith, North Myrtle Beach High School;

Multimedia Applications: First Place: Alec McMillen, Fred Elliott Myers, and Ryder Tipton, Myrtle Beach High School; and Second Place: Alli Cargill, Austin Willard, and Holly Averill, Myrtle Beach High School;

Non-Animated Graphic Design: First Place: Collin Gallagher and Kalie Smith, Aynor High School; Second Place: Jay Brown and Lauren Rose, Loris High School; and Third Place: Angela Milbourne, Academy for Technology and Academics;

Non-Multimedia Applications: First Place: Nikki Worechestor, Academy for Technology and Academics; Second Place: Iunamei Haloningano, Academy for Technology and Academics; and Third Place: Dawon Barrow, Jerimee Jones, Paola Veina, and Gabrielle Gore, Academy for Technology and Academics;

Project Programming: First Place: Brittany Butler, Flo Middleton, Isaiah Crawford, and Caleb Andrew Corbin, Academy for Technology and Academics;

Robotics: First Place: Alex Reynolds, Kelly Marlowe, Sarah Krzak, Steven White, T.J. Hastie and Craig D'Alessandro, Academy for Arts, Science and Technology; and Second Place: Amber Morris, Chloe Luke, and Drew Adorno, Academy for Technology and Academics;

Teacher Division

Technology Innovation: First Place: Kelly Gilstrap, Myrtle Beach Intermediate School; Second Place: Ben Coy, Burgess Elementary School; and Third Place: Kay Sellers and Holly Barnes, Conway High School.

 


In addition to the student and teacher entries, parents who attended also had an opportunity to learn more about district-wide technological initiatives such as PowerSchool, Career and Technology Education, the Horry County Virtual School, Compass Learning, and Media Services.

 

Plans are underway to hold a second Technology Fair next school year.

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