Buzz: Floyd College & Career Academy wins honorable mention in state video contest. Rome and Floyd County Commission meeting this week.

Buzz: Floyd College & Career Academy wins honorable mention in state video contest. Rome and Floyd County Commission meeting this week.

Floyd County Board of Education

 

Floyd College & Career Academy has won honorable mention in this year’s Georgia School Boards Association’s student video contest. The lead student is Kylie Itson and sponsoring faculty member is Leah Lynn. In partnership with the Georgia Vision Project’s Spark campaign; GSBA sponsors a student video contest for public high school students all over the state. This year’s theme was “Community Support: What does it look like?” The GSBA Awards committee, who critiqued the videos on how well they addressed the topic, as well as the quality of the production and the creativity of the video, did the judging. The videos were all one minute or less. No professional assistance was provided to produce the video. The format of the video was left up to the students (commercial, news broadcast, music video, etc.) There were 35 videos submitted for the contest this year. Other winners in the competition include Loganville High School, Walton County (first place); North College & Career Academy, Carroll County (second place); Dade County High School (third place). 


Rome City Commission will meet on Monday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. On the agenda will be first reading of three rezoning requests. There will also be a second reading for some of the proposed Downtown parking changes including changing parking zone restricted hours to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Agenda


The Floyd County Board of Commissioners will meet on Tuesday, November 13, 2018, in the Community Room, Suite 206, on the second floor of the Floyd County Administration Building, 12 East 4th Avenue, Rome, Georgia. Caucus will begin at 4:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Caucus Room, Suite 204, followed by the Board Meeting at 6:00 p.m. The meetings are open to the public. Agenda

 

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