Academy of Information Technology honored nationally
The Academy of Information Technology was honored nationally with the Sanford I. Weill Academy of Excellence Award. This award was given for exhibiting the highest standards for public-private partnerships for the benefits of the students. In addition, the academy was one of thirteen schools nationallly to earn the National Academy Foundation "Distinguished" status this year.
Congratulations to the AOIT Advisory Board, staff and students for collaborating to earn this recognition!
Click HERE to view description of the award from Mr. Sanford I. Weill himself.
Click HERE to view the Wake County article on the award.
AOIT student, Kasey Poliachik, has won a computing award
Kasey Poliachik is one of just 18 young women selected from the state of North Carolina as a recipient of the 2012-2013 NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing North Carolina. The award event will be held in Charlotte in mid-April. Congratulations to Kasey!
Computer Science Education Week
Students and staff from Apex High School's Academy of Information Technology talk about their program during Computer Science Education Week.
View the video HERE.
AHS AOIT Recognized as "Distinguished"
Congratulations to AOIT alumni, students, parents, teachers, administration and advisory board for being named one of only thirteen NAF academies nationwide to reach "Distinguished" status! Read more at naf.org. Mr. Wight and Mrs. Oster received a banner and check for $5000 at NAFNext in Washington DC in July for this designation..
Also at NAFNext, four AOIT students presented their mobile app as part of the Lenovo partntership. Lena McCord, John Boezeman, Louis Le, and Lane Shoffner presented their Shop Local Raleigh app. Read this article by US News for more information and to see the students after their presentation with Mike Schmedlen from Lenovo.
Lenovo/National Academy Foundation Announce Partnership
Apex High School AOIT hosted a press conference on Tuesday, January 24th to announce a partnership and AOIT's participation in a mobile app development pilot. Governor Perdue and Superintendent Tata spoke along with representatives from Lenovo and NAF. We are looking for industry volunteers with Android app development experience to assist as group mentors. Follow the links below for more information about the partnership and pilot.
NAF Chairman on The Early ShowSee Sandy Weil's interview on The Early Show from 10/22/11.
Student Internship Evaluation - SENIORSStudents must complete this evaluation at the completion of the internship.
Alumni Group on Facebook
An AOIT alumni group has been created on Facebook. Alumni should search AOIT Alumni and request to join.
Leadership in Technology
AOIT students and parents are invited to attend the Fidelity Investments Leadership in Technology Executive Speakers Series hosted by NCSU. For more information, visit the website.