BCMS Hosts Technology Fair
The Butler County Middle School Technology Fair was held Thursday, December 15, at the school. The event is part of the school's Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP), which is coordinated by BCMS teacher Sherlyn Bratcher. Other co-sponors of the program are teachers Latisha Cardwell, Pam Fazel, Carissa Poston, Leslie Shultz, and Miriam Taylor.
With dozens of students participating across multiple categories, the technology fair was a huge success, according to Bratcher. The different entries were displayed throughout the school with judging taking place from 12:30 to 2:30. Parents and the community were able to view the entries between 3 and 4 p.m. Award winners (top two in each category) were announced and certificates given at 4:15.
Below is a list of each category and its top two winners:
1st - Hayden Johnson
2nd - Katie Manning
1st - Maranda Pierson
2nd - Ivan Beasley
1st - Ava Tuck
2nd - Mason Howard
1st - Daisy Firestone
2nd - Ashley Mudd
1st - Isaac Pendley & Robbi Henderson
2nd - Tori Hampton & Jenna Hawkins
Geek Squad Ready (web design)
1st - Madison Ford, Kane Gott, Gracie Grubb, Evan Johnson & Olivia Jones
2nd - Mason Howard & Easton Phelps
1st - Allie Easley
2nd - Tori Shain
1st - Madison Wells
2nd - Olivia Neighbors & Maranda Pierson
1st - Madison Wells
2nd - Abby Coomes
1st - Ashlynne Brooks & Ivy Donaldson
2nd - Abby Coomes, Annebelle Cooper & Emily Wallace
1st - Lydia Bratcher & Shelby Palmer
2nd - Mikayla Iler, Hannah McClelland & Hannah Perry
1st - Olivia Neighbors & Maranda Pierson
2nd - Ashlynne Brooks & Ivy Donaldson
Fundraiser (one 1 could advance)
1st - Mikayla Iler, Hannah McClelland & Hannah Perry
1st - Calesta Childress
2nd - Shawnna Hunt
Original Work (Animation)
1st - Shandi Lindsey & Hannah McKinney
2nd - Ethan McCombs & Kenyon Sutherland
According to Bratcher, the pieces will be judged and the top 8-10 from around the state will be invited to state competition.
Judging the BCMS Technology Fair were teachers Anita Cardwell, Latisha Cardwell, John Embry, Pam Fazel, Boyce Flener, Kim Flener, Paige McKinney, Carissa Poston, Amy Smith-Thomas, Leslie Shultz and Miriam Taylor.
"We're extremely proud of our students for their hard work in the technology fair," said BCMS Principal Jeff Jennings. "Our students and staff did a great job in organizing this important education activity for our school."