TC Wins BIG at

Georgia Movie Academy Awards


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"A Dream Come True" by Jarrell Team (7th Grade) Best Picture

"Techno Time Travel" by Harris Team (7 & 8th Grade) Best Cinematography

"TCMS Headline News" by Hartley Team (8th Grade) Best Sound

"Technology Makes Miracles" by Hobbs Team (TCUE School) Best Picture



At the Georgia Movie Academy held in Atlanta on April 21, Taylor County students came home with four Oscars! This year's theme was "Technology in Education" and each team's two minute movie had to cover standards from the QCC or GPS. The movies were made with iMovie on laptop computers.
Glorilyn Hobbs's team of 4th and 5th graders won the "Best Picture" Oscar in the Elementary School division. Their movie was called "Technology Makes Miracles" and featured Donte, a TC student, and the educational technology that helps him learn. Donte and his family attended and were recognized during the awards.

Kristi Hartley's team of 8th graders won the "Best Sound" Oscar in the Middle School Division. They also won 3rd Place in the "Best Picture" category and 3rd place in the "Best Cinematography" category. Their movie was called "TCMS Headline News."

Katie Harris's team of 7th and 8th graders won the "Best Cinematography" Oscar in the Middle School Division. They also won 2 second place awards - "Best Picture" and "Best Teaching and Learning." Their movie was called "Techno Time Travel."

Stacy Jarrell's team of 7th graders won "Best Picture" in the Middle School Division. They also won 2 second place awards - "Best Sound," and "Best Cinematography." Their movie was called "A Dream Come True."

Two of those teams are a repeat of winning Oscars. Miss Harris and Mrs. Jarrell both had teams who competed and won Oscars in 2005.
Taylor County had a group of forty-nine students, parents, and friends at the awards program at Kennesaw State in Atlanta.

Students involved were:

Stacy Jarrell's Team
Maddy Hammer, Keeli Brand, Brooke Horner, Sarah Willis
Katie Harris's Team
Brittany Brown, Hope Brown, Morgan Davis, Amy Morrell, Rick Bolt, Rebekah Huffmaster
Kristi Hartley's Team
Kaylyn Waddell, Lizzie Davis, Beth Casey, Shelbie Kendrick
Glorilyn Hobbs's Team
Ansleigh Jarrell, Caitlyn Hicks, Josie Hauldren, Danielle Wood, Sydney Tripp, Kirbi Waller

Congratulations to these teams and coaches on a great job!