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.
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