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The Student Technology Showcase at the Conference took place March 16, 2017 in the Cobo center atrium. The event featured over 25 student teams from around the state to showcase students demonstrating the use of classroom education technology. This is a series to highlight the participating teams. Article information was submitted by each team.

The Mount Clemens High School student team featured at the annual STS at the Conference focused on broadcast journalism through their student media studies program and Bath City Beat.

The Bath City Beat (BCB) is a local, award-winning community news program produced by Mount Clemens High School (MCHS) students that reaches over 200,000 households each week. The goal of the program is promote charity organizations, educational opportunities, government services, and healthy living choices among other things.

Mount Clemens High School Sophomore, Shayne Thomas, interviewing MACUL Jim Wenzloff. Photo courtesy of Patrick Linabury.
Mount Clemens High School Sophomore, Shayne Thomas, interviewing MACUL Jim Wenzloff. Photo courtesy of Patrick Linabury.

Student reporters conduct interviews and edit the news segments. During the MACUL conference event, MCHS student reporter Shayne Thomas interviewed other student teams to learn about the different technologies and how it is being used to help the students in their schools.

Shayne agreed that the Bath City Beat has improved his social and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to fact-find.

Mount Clemens High School senior, Crystal Bryant and sophomore, Shayne Thomas talking to MACUL visitors about our Media Studies Program. Photo courtesy of Patrick Linabury.
Mount Clemens High School senior, Crystal Bryant and sophomore, Shayne Thomas talking to MACUL visitors about the Media Studies Program. Photo Courtesy of Patrick Linabury.

“Over our nearly twenty years of producing Bath City Beat, we have changed with the technology, but always maintained the highest standards of broadcast journalism,” said senior producer Patrick Linabury.

The completed segment can be found on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIlfGu1EWHA.

For more photos from the event visit http://stscon.macul.org/photos.  

Team Teacher/Mentor

Patrick Linabury is a senior producer for the Macomb Cable Network. For more information about him visit the Macomb Cable Network. Visit the Bath City Beat youtube channel for more segments and information.

School

The Mount Clemens High School is located in Mt. Clemens, MI. Mission: To teach all students so that they achieve beyond expectations and meet the challenges of a diverse and rapidly changing world. For more information on the Media Studies Program and school visit the high school page

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