Armuchee Middle School students competed in the Northwest Regional Tech Fair today and brought home eight trophies in the competition. The techie event was held in the Lakeview building at Georgia Highlands College and involved over 119 students from 30 area schools. Twenty-seven middle school students from Armuchee competed in the event that judged student entries on originality, clarity, documentation, appropriateness, and design
Student competitors in the 19 events at the Tech Fair were required to demonstrate an understanding of the software as it relates to the project, explain their project, define their choice of software, and answer the judges questions about their project.
First place winners for Armuchee Middle included:
A Case Modification creation of a flight simulator - James Blankenship and Ben Graves
3D modeling - Olivia Martin
Digital Video production – Kasey Barnett, Zainab Waseem, MacKenzie Reece, Shelby Wilder, Abby Murphy, and Kaylin Coffman
Robotics – Caleb Hammond, Gavin McClennan, Christian Hardegree and Devin Cromer
Mobile App Design – Abby Murphy and Shelby Wilder
The first place students will now compete at the state level. “They did an amazing job and I am so proud of them all,” commented Beth Wardlaw, the students teacher at Armuchee Middle School. Wardlaw’s students regularly compete in robotics competitions and were featured presenters at the recent Georgia Educational Technology Conference.