Nineteen Miller Middle School students participated in the Central Iowa Student Technology Fair at Iowa State University Tuesday, April 1, earning numerous honors.
The students, all part of the Extended Learning Program, were among 200 students representing more than 15 schools in Central Iowa. Students created projects in these areas: 3-D Rendering/Non-linear Animation, Graphics/Publishing, Innovative Technology Use, Mobile Apps, Music and Sound Design, Programming, Video or Linear Presentation (includes animation), and Web Presence. Students gave a 10-minute presentation to the judges about their learning.
Receiving Red Ribbons for Commendable Work:
- David Wahl & Caleb Summers- Beaver Boy! (Programming)
- Brianna Dean- Music and Sound Design (Commercial Music)
- Martin Runquist & Moises Garcia- NXT Performance Test (Innovative Technology Use)
- Maggie Grimm – New and Improved! (Innovative Technology Use)
Receiving Blue Ribbons for Technical Merit:
- Hannah Gardea- The Great Escape (Programming)
- Joshua Arment- Escape V2 (Mobile App)
- Quinten Woolery & Bennett O’Hare- Coin Killer (Programming)
- Sam Estrada & Ronaldo Ordaz Zambrano- BOB (Programming)
- Jill Podhajsky & Joseph Anguiano- The Radio Ad That Is 60 Seconds (Music & Sound Design)
- Cole Welden & Kanin Mann- The Color Protocol (Mobile App)
- Patrick Schafer- Iowa River Bridge Reconstruction (3D Rendering)
Quinten Woolery and Bennett O’Hare were also selected for a Judges’ Choice purple ribbon. This award is given at judges’ discretion. Quinten and Bennett are invited to present their project at the Iowa Technology and Education Connection in October.