Attention Juniors and Seniors! The NCTAP is an APPRENTICESHIP opportunity for our students. This is above and beyond a normal internship or co-op experience. Benefits include: • Equivalent to a $150,000 scholarship • 3 to 4 year process - begins with current juniors, seniors or recent graduates • earn a two-year degree in Mechatronics at VGCC (free of charge) and gain employment with local advanced manufacturer (Dill Air Control is in Oxford but not the only choice - there are 9 companies in our region participating) • minimum GPA of 2.6 to be considered • Earn $10 an hour while in high school - pay increases each year • desire to work, hands-on, motivated students who want to consider alternatives to 4 year college/university Again, all of the fine points will be covered at the meeting, and questions can be asked/answered. Parents are encouraged to attend as well. Here is a link to their website: http://www.nctap.org/ If you would like to hear more sign-up with Mrs. Fain in the front Office to attend a meeting on November 24th during 4th period in the media center. You must be signed up to attend.
Ms. Nicole Furman was awarded a Grant to support her Physics class with their Roller Coaster Project and Competition. This event takes place annually at Kings Dominion (Va.). Her students have experienced great success with this project in the past.
Photographed from left to right: Daquan Strong, Michelle Matthews, Miranda Nelson, Haley Claiborne, Vanessa Rodriguez, Ta'Haira Johnson, Christopher Cox, Morgan Wrenn - J.F. Webb October Students of the Month. The following students were nominated for the month of October based upon their outstanding work and positive attitude. Congratulations to these students!! CLICK THE HEADER FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON EACH STUDENT.
J.F. WEBB will partner with VGCC to create a certificate program in the area of Simulation and Game Development. This program will offer COLLEGE courses that are under the degree program on VGCC's Henderson campus. The couses are only open to 11th and 12th graders as part of our Advance 21. The focus of the courses are gaming design and 3D modeling. These proposed additions should be available starting the Spring 2016 school year with instruction provided by a VGCC instructor on Webb's campus.
Kayla Puryear and Betsy Murphy of the J. F. Webb FFA Chapter were awarded the State FFA Degree on stage at the 87th NC FFA State Convention at the Raleigh Convention Center June 16, 2015. Tyler Englebright was also a State FFA Degree recipient. J. F. Webb FFA Advisors are Brantley and Teresa Murphy.
The AP Physics class of the J.F. Webb Campus competed in the Roller Coaster Mania Competition at Kings Dominion on Friday, May 22nd. The class constructed and built 4 roller coasters that went up against 41 other entries from North Carolina and Virginia. "Poseidon's Palace" built by Kellyann Cook, Michaela Rathbone, Miranda Parkstone and Dayna Watkins took first place overall for the high school category. "Anarchy" built by Bryce Abbott, Bionica Lewis, Zach Harris and Neil Lewis won the award for most frightening roller coaster overall. Other students who competed were Ally Eaton, Alyssa Sadler and Mikayla Hoyle who designed and built "Into The Woods" and Jaquis Thornton, Anabril Santana, Desmond Wilkerson and Teja Smith who designed and built "The Solar Coaster". PLEASE CLICK THE HEADER FOR ADDITIONAL PICTURES
NHS- (Service, Leadership, Scholarship, Character) Inductees: Kayla Allen, Rashun Baucum, Jonathan Carreto, Eugene Christian, Eric Clayton, Christen Cox, Emily Durling, Amer Elkhatib, Eric Evans,Sterling Grissom, Matthew Grob, Thomas Grob, Sh'Carolyn Harris, Jesse Hernandez, Maddison Liddane, Sklar Rhea, Teja Smith, Nayazia Taylor, Cameron Thorpe, Blanca Tomas-Macias
J.F. Webb students in Mr. Leo Brunelli's IT Academy received Master Certified Certifications for demonstrating mastery level proficiency in the MicroSoft Office Suite. Their specific accomplishments in MicroSoft can be utilized to gain work study jobs, entry level employment, and bypass intermediate placement test at the college level. PLEASE CLICK THE HEADER FOR SLIDES OF RECOGNIZED STUDENTS. GO WARRIORS!!!