Career Center would like to extend special congratulations to
2012-2013 Career Center students for their accomplishments.
Special Achievements for the 2012-2013 year:
Congratulations to Charlotte Fitzgerald whose entry in the local Sister Cities International 2013 Young Artist Showcase art competition was selected by a jury to move on to the international level in Texas. This year's theme is "The Power of Exchange". Charlotte painted her interpretation of the theme in Ms. Graves' Advanced Placement Drawing class. The exhibition and competition was sponsored by Winston-Salem, a member of SCI, and took place at City Hall South.
Congratulations to students in Ms. Endriss' Advanced Placement Statistics class who have placed in an international video competition celebrating the 2013 International Year of Statistics. See details here of Rhiannon Farney's third place win for Best Video by a Person or Persons 18 Years of Age or Less. Winning second place are Marcus Layher, Rachel Lerner, Erik Schoning, and Connor Atkins. View their video here.
Caroline Reed's drawing received the People's Choice Award and $175.00 in the Piedmont Federal Bank Artizens Art Competition. Visitors to the downtown branch of the bank cast votes over a three week period for their favorite work of art. Caroline is in Ms. Graves' Advanced Placement Drawing class. Congratulations Caroline!
11th-grade student Lilith Bachelder, who represented Career Center at a county-wide poetry reading on April 18th, has been chosen as Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools' Poet Laureate for 2012-13 school year. Lilith's poem, "Some of Us Fell, and Some of Us Wanted To," will appear in the 2012-13 chapbook Fresh Voices Rising--look for it in media centers soon. Read more about Lilith and the competition here.
Atkins and Career Center student ,Tumi Mabaso, won first place in the Literary Analysis category in The Quill's 2013 State Finals. The Quill is the first ever statewide on-demand writing competition. Three to four students from each school are presented prompts. Each student has ninety minutes to create a written response based on the presented prompt. The purpose of this competition is to allow future novelists, scientists, and journalists to benchmark themselves against the best students across North Carolina. Tumi is in Dr. Naughton's Advanced Placement English Literature class.
Ms. Messer's Commercial Art student, Brandon Archer, won first place in the N.C. law firm Daggett Shuler Safe Sober Prom Night logo design contest for 2013. Brandon was awarded a $500.00 scholarship and the honor of having his design used on all promotional material. Congratulations to Brandon and to Ms. Messer, whose students have won the competition for four years in a row! Learn more by clicking here.
The 35th Annual Scholastic Art and Writing Awards took place this January. Career Center students awarded recognition in the areas of AP Studio Art, Commercial Art and Photography are as follows:
(Hover over the image to see the student artist's name, title of the artwork, medium, award, teacher, and course.)
|Accomplishments from previous years may be seen in the Archives section.|