Students Recognized for Video Game Design
Several Irving ISD students are the new owners of gaming systems and tablets after winning the Career and Technical Education Department’s annual MIRD Fair. As part of the video game design contest, participants voted for a favorite submission. The first-place winners in each division won an X-Box One while the second-place winners received a Samsung tablet, funded through a grant from the Irving Schools Foundation. The winners are as follows:
• First Place Individual: Antony Aguirre, Austin Middle School
• First Place Team: Eduardo Medellin and Arshdeep Singh, Austin Middle School
• Second Place Individual: Adison Sittig, de Zavala Middle School
• Second Place Team: Philip Nguyen and Alexis Ramirez, Austin Middle School
• First Place Individual: Jaquayla Jones, Singley Academy
• First Place Team: Daniel Macavilca and Luis Manjarrez, Singley Academy
• Second Place Individual: Jose Salazar, Singley Academy
• Second Place Team: Colby Browning-Weaver and Bryan Navarrett, Singley Academy
Photos of the winners can be found on the district’s Photo Gallery.
PHOTO CAPTION [MIRDFair]: Austin Middle School students swept three of the four awards in the middle school division of the MIRD Fair video game design contest. Pictured are (from left) Philip Nguyen and Alexis Ramirez, second place team; Eduardo Medellin and Arshdeep Singh, first place team; Antony Aguirre, first place individual; and (back row) Titus Ross, MIRD teacher at Austin.