Dana Elementary students entered the first-ever White House Student Film Festival and received an Honorable Mention for their short film, " 21st Century Techno-Leaders."The film festival will be streamed live on Friday February 28 at 3:30 pm at http://www.WhiteHouse.gov/filmfestival. Dana's "21st Century Techno-Leaders" can also be viewed on YouTube and through their school homepage http://www.hendersoncountypublicschoolsnc.org/dan.
Devin Gaynor and Joe Schofield were the adult leaders. Student Leaders were Sydney Forbes, Brodie Harris, Zach Demuelle, Victor Quebrado Perez, Baylee Clayton, and Yulisa Hernandez-Martinez. Their video was one of close to 3,000 entries received in the Student Film Festival that demonstrated talent, hard work, and enthusiasm for technology and learning.
Entries to the festival were open to K-12 students around the country, who were required to create a movie of three minutes or less addressing at least one of the following topics: 1) How you currently use technology in your classroom or school or 2) The role technology will play in education in the future. Dana students have received certificates for their extemporary "honorable mention" designation.