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GT Students Showcase

Forty-five CISD Gifted and Talented Students from each of the three campuses were able to showcase their project in an Open House this week.

Students were given the opportunity to select a project idea , do research, build a presentation.  Fourteen elementary students, fifteen junior high students, and sixteen high school students participated in the event.  The showcase was open to the public who learned more information about the project selected by each student.  The CISD Gifted and Talented Program begins in the first grade and extends to the twelfth grade. 

GT Coordinator Jenae Ashbrook is accompanied by teachers on each campus to make this program the success it is.  Jill Frauston is the elementary GT teacher, Tiffany Campbell and Carrie Moss are the junior high teachers, and Tashia Duncan is the high school teacher.

Projects were voted on and winners in three different categories were selected. 
The People's Choice Award went to Kailee Osburn for her presentation titled Nellie Bly and Blackwell Island

Elementary:
Most Interesting Project:  Big Foot presented by Anna Balogh
Most Unique Project:  Ghosts by Ella Estlack
Most Impressive Board Presentation:  African Elephants presented by Kennedy Halsey

Junior High:  
Most Interesting Project:  Battle Royale Games presented by Easton Fruasto
Most Unique Project:  Polaroid Cameras presented by Courtlyn Conkin
Most Impressive Board Presentation:  Battle Royale Games presented by Easton Frausto

High School:
Most Interesting Project:  Modern Architecture present by Gavin Word
Most Unique Project: Life of Bob Ross presented by Sophia Bilbrey
Most Impressive Board Presentation:  Pottery presented by Kira Weatherton