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Frisco High School Entry Wins Second Place in Digital Graphics (May, 2006)
– Product Design in TCEA 2006 Student Technology Contests

Tara TerpstraThe Texas Computer Education Association announces that the Frisco High School, Frisco ISD, entry won second place in the Digital Graphics – Product Design Contest in the TCEA 2006 Student Technology Contests, which were judged on April 8, 2006 in Austin.

Tara Terpstra won in Digital Graphics – Product Design for the 9-12 grade level. Dianna Bacon is the sponsor. The name of the entry was “Florescence CD Cover.”

Every year, TCEA recognizes student excellence in the use of technology by naming student winners who competed in a variety of technology contests. Students from kindergarten through 12th grade enter from both public and private schools.

Students have from September through February to work on their projects. Hundreds of entries are submitted from across Texas, but only the top students are recognized. Sponsoring teachers are members of TCEA.

More than 850 students entered in seven separate contests: Web Design, Digital Graphics, Multimedia, Digital Audio, Desktop Publishing, Digital Video, and Animation. They competed in four grade levels: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, and 9-12.

Fifty volunteer judges who were experts in their categories or members of TCEA met at the TCEA offices in Austin on April 8 to judge the entries. Winners’ projects may be viewed in the Contests section of the TCEA web site, www.tcea.org in early May.

The Texas Computer Education Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to furthering the integration of technology into curriculum and instruction. It has more than 9,500 members.