E.A.S.T. Lab students attend annual conference | News
Wynne High School EAST students attended the annual competition in Hot Springs on March 14 through 16.
The conference is an opportunity for all EAST schools across the nation to showcase their projects and community service achievements.
This year’s conference logo was the “Innovation Generation” which emphasized the use of alternative energy sources and the conservation of energy.
The schools are given a Program Assessment scoring based on several factors; types of projects, community involvement, a national service project and a judged presentation.
Wynne High School EAST Lab was given an Excellent rating on the Program Assessment; the team received high scores on community involvement the number of projects completed and the presentation of the program.
The two presenters for the program judging were Sammie Smith and Brianna Frost. Brianna Frost also was presented a “Make a Difference” award for a presentation that she gave to the founder of EAST Mr. Tim Stevenson. This award given directly by Mr. Stevenson to five EAST students that he felt made a difference in their programs and at the conference.
“I was very pleased with the efforts and the conduct of the girls who made up our Conference Team, they really made me proud,” Stevenson said.
“Being rated excellent in the Program Assessment was good; but, we are really shooting for that Superior rating that very few schools are given, and we are really going to strive to reach that achievement in the upcoming year,” said Facilitator Leslie Ballard.