NEWS RELEASE: RHS REST Club Chosen to Present at Student Technology Showcase at State Capitol
Local Students Will Demonstrate Project During 21st Annual AT&T / MACUL Student Technology Showcase at State Capitol
Roseville, MI – Local students from Roseville High School in Roseville, MI are headed to the Capitol next Wednesday to participate in the 21st annual AT&T/MACUL Student Technology Showcase, highlighting the increasable and state-recognized work they are doing with technology in their classroom.
During the showcase, the students will present their project, Additive Manufacturing and Vision Processing in Vehicles to state lawmakers. It will highlight how additive manufacturing techniques, 3D printing and design, and the use of AI (Artificial Intelligence) cameras can help modern vehicles navigate in their surroundings.
“Our students couldn’t be more excited to demonstrate their hands-on technology-based learning at next week’s Student Technology Showcase,” said Robert Smitka, REST (Roseville Engineering, Science, and Technology) club sponsor and RHS STEM teacher. “Incorporating technology into how our students learn has been a game-changer that has opened up their minds to new opportunities as they learn.”
Said David Lewis, president of AT&T Michigan: “Michigan youth are the leaders of tomorrow and watching them use technology to expand their learning continues to amaze us every year. AT&T is proud to continue sponsoring this event and teaching us about the amazing things technology is helping them learn at school.”
“Every year, the projects students bring to the Capitol for the Student Technology Showcase exceed our expectations,” said Mark Smith, MACUL executive director. “We can’t wait to have the students from Roseville High School join us this year and share their knowledge at the Capitol.”
Presented by the Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning (MACUL), and underwritten by AT&T, the 2022 Student Technology Showcase will feature demonstrations from students representing nearly 25 schools across Michigan. The Lansing showcase will be held in the state Capitol’s new Heritage Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 7, giving students opportunities to demonstrate and display technology projects they have created for state lawmakers, elected officials and other visitors.
MACUL is an organization dedicated to bringing educators from all levels together to share their knowledge and concerns regarding educational uses of computers and technology. For further information about the Showcase, visit sts.macul.org or call 517-882-1403.
AT&T works every day to connect Michigan families and job providers faster and better than ever before. AT&T is a proud, longstanding supporter of technology in the classroom, career training, mentorship and college readiness programs that prepare students for 21st century jobs.
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