Congratulations Kazia Byrd

Congratulations to Kazia Byrd who also attends McDowell Early College, for receiving her high school diploma last Friday. Kazia will be earning her Photographic Technology (Associates Degree) in August.kazia

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Light Painting Demo

Visitors to the Student Showcase on May 4th look at the results of a light painting demonstration put on by lead photography instructor Blake Madden. Photo © Jim White18403084_1296973593750826_180077869490636704_n
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Student Showcase May 4th (4 – 7 pm)

Thank you to The McDowell News for their front page coverage.

Thank you to The McDowell News for their front page coverage Sunday of our upcoming event.

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Kaia Byrd – Early College

Kazia Byrd is currently a 2nd year student in the Photographic Technologies Program.  She is enrolled through the Early College Program at MTCC.   Early College is designed for freshmen high school students. It is an actual high school located on the campus of McDowell Technical Community College. Eighth grade students are randomly selected to enter the Early College their 9th grade year and continue one year past their senior year for a total of five years. They earn their high school diploma and the first two years of college credits tuition free. The McDowell Early College provides smaller classrooms while also requiring relevant and rigorous course work.

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©2017 Kazia Byrd

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Career & College Promise (CCP) student – Unique Wilkerson

Unique Wilkerson is enrolled in the CCP program through MTCC.  The purpose of Career and College Promise (CCP) is to offer structured opportunities for qualified high school students (juniors and seniors) to enroll in community college courses that provide pathways that may lead to a certificate, diploma, or degree as well as provide entry-level job skills in specific areas.  Unique is currently a 1st year Photography student with Blake Madden.

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©2017 Unique Wilkerson

 

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1st year Photography student Codey Gibbs

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Codey shot this for Blake Madden’s Intermediate Photography Class @ MTCC.  He plans on focusing on Macro Photography.

©2017 Codey Gibbs

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Christopher Jayne 1st Year Photography Student – Intermediate Photography

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©2017 Christopher Jayne

Christopher Jayne a 1st Year MTCC Photography student submitted this image for
Blake Madden’s Intermediate Photography Class.
 
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The Winning Poster for the Upcoming Student Showcase – May4th 4:00 – 7:00 pm @ MTCC

 

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©2017 Alexis Yelton & Haley Pearson

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Second-year photography student, Alexis Yelton, and graphic design students Haley Pearson created the winning poster for the upcoming student showcase that will feature work from both departments. Three teams of photographers and designers in the combined commercial photography/commercial graphics classes competed to create the poster that would be used to represent the show.

Graphic Designer James Wilson, above, and John Rountree (retired head of the photography department), below, were among the judges who selected the winning entry.

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Framing Assignment – Intermediate Photography with Blake Madden @ MTCC Photography

©2017 Araya Hansen

©2017 Araya Hansen

1st year student, Araya Hansen submitted this image for the Framing Assignment.

 

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Framing Assignment – Intermediate Photography

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©2017 Unique Wilkerson

Unique Wilkerson submitted this image for the Framing Assignment.

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