Kick-Off: 2010 High School Computer Academy and Competition (Charlotte)

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When:
10am - 1pm EST Saturday, February 6 2010
Where:
740 West 5th Street, Charlotte, NC
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Julius on Jan 12, 2010
Description:

2009 BDPA Charlotte High School Computer Academy and National Computer Competition


What is the HSCC Academy?
This academy is designed to introduce students in the 8th - 12th grades to Information Technology and its various uses. Students will have the opportunity to participate in 3-hour training sessions each Saturday from February to May to learn in-depth topics such as Web Development, Application Development, Database Design, and Database Development.

Chance to win trip to Philadephia and up to $5,000 in scholarships.


Technology Learned

* HTML Programming
* Microsoft .NET or JAVA Programming
* MySQL Database Creation and Managment

Prizes and Scholarships
2010 National HSCC Competition - July 28 - July 31
The Charlotte HSCC Academy is open to all Charlotte area students in grades 8 through 12. Upon completion of the Charlotte HSCC Academy, five exceptional students will be selected to represent Charlotte in the National HSCC competition, with the top 5 teams receiving scholarships from $3000- $5000.

Charlotte BDPA will be covering all cost for the National Conference Competition Team

Remember This Date!
February 6th, 2010

Time

10 am - 1 pm

Parent and Student Kick-Off Class/Meeting
• 740 West 5th Street.
• Charlotte, NC 28202-1408
• Enrollment Fee for the Charlotte HSCC Academy is $50 per student.

Expectations:

1. We expect students to either have a computer at home with internet access or some way to access one (ie, a library or school lab).

2. We expect students to show up on time.

3. We expect students to participate in the class by asking and answering oral questions, taking quizzes, and doing homework.

4. We expect students to participate in a fund raiser to help support the class.

5. We expect parents to encourage their children and to show interest in their studies.


Visit BDPA Charlotte website for additional information

About BDPA
BDPA is the premier organization for African Americans in the IT industry. For over 30 years, BDPA has been a global member focused organization that positions its members at the forefront of the IT industry. BDPA remains committed to delivering IT excellence to our members, strategic partners, and community. BDPA has 3,000 members and over 40 chapters in cities across the country. For

more information on the BDPA, please visit www.bdpa.org.

Questions, Comments or Concerns?
Stephanie Lampkin
HSCC Coordinator
Email: slampkin@microsoft.com

Tel: 980-253-1516


Evan Hilliard
HSCC Coordinator
Email: ejhilliard@Carolina.rr.com

Tel: 704-253-1516

 

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