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Hall technology fair considered success
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The inaugural Hall County Regional Technology Fair was a success with 41 students from three schools competing in 10 select categories.

Students from Martin Elementary School, Chestatee Academy and Earhart Edison Exploration Academy at North Hall Middle School vied to win in the following categories: 3D modeling, digital photography, digital video production, game design, mobile apps, multimedia applications, non-animated graphic design, robotics, technology literacy challenge, web internet applications and a programming challenge. They contests were divided into grades: one for fifth- and sixth-graders and the other for seventh- and eighth-graders.

Volunteers representing Brenau University, North Hall School, State Technology Fair Committee and North Hall Technology center judged the entries. All first-place winners were eligible to compete at the State Technology Fair on March 8 in Macon.

Winners were:

For seventh- and eighth-grades

Digital photography: Abby Chosewood — NHMS

Digital video production: Jose Castillo and Cesar Chavarria — NHMS

Game design: Nathan Greene — NHMS

Multimedia applications: Kaitley Congdon and Abby Chosewood — NHMS

Non-animated graphic design: Lily Patel — NHMS

Non-multimedia application: Kristen Wedegis — Chestatee Academy

Technology literacy: Nathan Greene — NHMS

Programming challenge: Nathan Greene — NHMS

Fifth- and sixth-grades

3D modeling: Evan Zimmerman — NHMS

Digital photography: Maddie Austin — Martin

Digital video production: Joshua Taylor and Jackson Roush — NHMS

Game design: Clark Fitzgerald — Martin

Mobile apps: Alex Little — NHMS

Multimedia applications: Jessie Moose — NHMS

Non-animated graphic design: Andrew Surles — NHMS

Robotics: Kody Dills and Jackson Roush — NHMS

Technology literacy: Clark Fitzgerald — Martin

Web internet applications: Baylee Turner and Anna Montgomery — NHMS

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