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Friday, May 30, 2014

Davidson HS Software Programming Students Compete

Posted by Melody Ardis in Great News!

Davidson High School Software Programming Students competed in the Congressional APP Challenge by creating an Android APP that allows the user to compute factors related to changing tire sizes on a vehicle. The factors included tire size changes and how different sizes can affect speed and fuel consumption.

The APP was built by 4 students who took Software Programming last Spring and then returned to Software II this Spring.  Results of the competition won't be announced until June 18. We will keep you posted!

This link is to the DHS Congressional APP Challenge Video Demonstration

Joshua Deck, Stephen Wagaondu, An Vu, Nikolas Parrent


Blount DECA Winners Recognized at Board Meeting

Posted by Melody Ardis in Great News!

Blount DECA Winners were recognized at the Disctict School Board meeting on May 21. Blount DECA had 5 winners to compete at State DECA competition and to qualify for the International Conference. The Board also recognized the Blount DECA students who won the Council for Economic Education's video competition, Gen 1 Revolution. Click the link below for the full article repored on


Thursday, May 15, 2014

More Murphy High Students Achieve Certification

Posted by Melody Ardis in Great News!

Congratulations to these MHS students who received Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) 2013 certifications. MOS is an industry recognized certification these students will have to add to their resumes. It means that they are "experts" in Microsoft Office.

Back row (left to right): Carissa Foster (Word), Rome Parker (Excel), Hang Vu (Word, Excel, PP), Michael Davis (Word, Excel), Trent Overstreet (Word), Joseph Nevison (Word, PP); First row (left to right): Sara Chirambo (Word), Sara Armstrong (Word). 

Faulkner CTC Welding Students Create Lighthouse

Posted by Melody Ardis in Great News!

MGM Seniors Tyler Rainwater & Tyler Ollhoft Class of 2014 while attending TL Faulkner CTC under the Instruction of Tim J DeVargas built a light house memorial. The Dixon Elem. staff wanted to do something special for some students they had tragically lost during a vehicle accident. The cross bars would contain a plaque with the students’ names engraved. The rays of the lighthouse contain a quote:

"Dixon Elementary remembers special people who cast light on our path." The light house was mounted outside in the atrium facing the gymnasium.

National Technical Honor Society Scholarship Winner!

Posted by Melody Ardis in Great News!

K'Lynn Pleasure from Montgomery High School is a student at Faulkner CTC in the Electrical Program. K'Lynn is the first ever recipient of a National Technical Honor Society Scholarship from Mobile County Public Schools! Congratulations, K'Lynn!

Students in the National Technical Honor Society must be enrolled in Career and Technical Education courses, have a 3.0 or better GPA, be a member of a Career and Technical Student Orgaization, and have outstanding character.

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