The Ben C. Rain High School Chapter of Future Business Leaders of America held their First Annual March of Dimes "Purple Day!" They raised $310.00 selling T-Shirts and through donations! All proceeds will go to the March of Dimes for infant birth defect research. Sponsor LaTrenda Salter said, "We are excited, and looking forward to next year. Bigger and better!!!"
Murphy High School Business, Management, and Administration students continue to gain certifications in Microsoft Office. Two awesome Panthers became MS Certified in Excel 2013: Payton Kennedy (left) and Mikhaela Pruitt (right). Congratulations!
Theodore High School Career and Technical Education department held an induction ceremony for the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). NTHS inductees must meet specific academic requirements to be eligible for membership. During the ceremony, the students being inducted were presented with an NTHS certificate and an honor cord. The NTHS honor cords can be worn by graduating seniors during their graduation ceremony. Congratulations to all honorees!
Over 30 Davidson Software Programming students traveled to the USA School of Computing to get first-hand experience of what goes on at the college level. Students explored Brain Interface Technology and spent an hour with a Cyber Assurance Professor learning the basics of cryptography.
Baker High School student, Rachel Zodrow, received recognition at South Alabama (Shelby Hall) for being a runner-up for the Mid-Gulf Coast Aspirations in Computing competition. Aspirations in Computing is a talent development initiative of the National Center for Women & IT (NCWIT) designed to increase women's meaningful participation in computing careers by providing encouragement, visibility, community, leadership opportunities, scholarships, and internships to high potential technically inclined young women. Rachel represented Baker High School at the competition on February 20, 2016. Congratulations, Rachel! (pictured right)