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Carroll County Students Earn Recognition at West Georgia Technology Competition

Jan 31 2018

Carroll County Students recently competed in the annual West Georgia Technology Competition and finished strong in their respective categories.

Whitesburg Elementary School’s “Technology Rocks” team members, Weston Jones and Courtney Carroll, won first place in the Video Production category. Kendall Busby placed second in Robotics, and Lorie Griffin earn third place in Internet Applications.

Additionally, two Bay Springs Middle School students, Cole Williams and Nicholas Goolsby, won first place in Digital Game Design.

Bowdon Elementary and Bowdon Middle School students also placed in the following categories: Ethan Kent, Alex Rogers, Samuel Hart and Sawyer Smith won first place in Robotics, Jasmine Baker and Heavenlee Allen won first place in Digital Photography, Olivia Cook and Gabriella Collins earned second place in Digital Photography, Adam Stone and Nate Kovac won second place in 3D Design, and Vanessa Phasavath placed second in Animation. Melanie Villareal and Alivia Ethridge finished in third place for Digital Design.

Several Mount Zion students participated in the Competition and earned recognition, as well. Alyson Horn and Kaydence Moore won second place in Digital Game Design, Josh Redding won second place for Mobile Applications, and Caleb Morse took home second place in Audio Production. Third place winners included Sarah Grace Holt for Internet Applications and Elizabeth Becerra for Multimedia Applications.

The West Georgia Technology Competition was held at the Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts in Newnan, Georgia. First place winners will now advance to state level competition in Macon, Georgia on March 10, 2018.