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AIG Students Take 3rd Annual Lees Duke Water Plant Competition by Storm

AIG students at Water Tower CompetitionAIG students have been working to construct model water towers in order to compete at the Lees Duke Water Plant 3rd Annual Competition.   The objective of the competition is to make participants aware of the importance of reliable drinking water and the rewarding opportunities available in the water profession. The competition does this by having students develop an idea into a functioning water tower, just like water professionals do in the real world!

The following students competed in the competition:

Gabby Queen from NCMS won 1st place in the middle school division.

In the Elementary Division the 1st place recipients were Izzy Queen, Selina Rice, and Alex Dominguez from South Newton.  The 3rd place recipients were Abigail Dunbar, Vivien Dunn, Katie Hight, and Peter Simpson from Shuford.
Other participants:

Shuford: Laci Matthews, Zachary Yount, Layla Isenhour, and Gabe Wiesenthal

South Newton: Cooper Hayes, Amira Errami, June Gordon, Hailey Collins, and
Lilian Keister

North Newton: Adriel Santos, Adriel Rosales, Maria Key, and Wilber Valente

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About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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