Saturday, July 27, 2013

BDPA Greater Columbia High School Computer Competition Team (2013)

BDPA Greater Columbia chapter is one of the most remarkable local BDPA chapters in the nation. They have shown a commitment to providing meaningful STEM learning experiences for K-12 students in South Carolina. The training is conducted under the umbrella of the Student Information Technology Education & Scholarship (SITES) program. Chapter leaders and volunteers are offering seminars and workshops in web development (, programming ( databases (mysql), java script, system development life-cycle, web site story boarding and argile project management methodology. The students in the chapter's SITES program are also taken through a series of workshops in video creation and editing, creating web page profile, and oral presentations.

L-R:   Perry Cates, Jr., Kevin Rabinovich, Joel Schirmer, Cody Shearer, James Smith,
Jalil Peterman, Makayla Ishmal, Constance Elkins, and  Braxton Robinson
Not pictured: Horace Bookman, Brandon Elkins, Amber Goodman, Kayla Jackson,
Ashley Taylor, and Anthony Coleman.
Instructors: Kelvin Robinson and Alex Rabinovich
The funding for training these young people comes from corporate sponsors (BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and IT-oLogy), membership dues and supportive donors like yourself!

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