Thursday, 02 March 2017 09:34

TWO STUDENTS FROM BEEHIVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY ARE FINALISTS IN PHOTOGRAPHER’S FORUM MAGAZINE’S BEST OF COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

(Attached:  color photo of a girl in white by Dua Azhar and black-and-white photo of a man holding mirror by Sanjana Kargi)

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TWO STUDENTS FROM BEEHIVE SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY ARE FINALISTS IN PHOTOGRAPHER’S FORUM MAGAZINE’S

BEST OF COLLEGE & HIGH SCHOOL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

 

Sandy, Utah—Two students from the Sandy-based charter school, Beehive Science and Technology Academy, are finalists in Photographer’s Forum magazine’s Best of College & High School Photography competition. 

     Dua Azhar and Sanjana Kargi will have their photos published by the magazine by being named finalists in the national competition.  The students’ photos will be included in Photographer’s Forum Best of College & High School Photography book that goes on sale June 15, 2017.

     According to Beehive Science and Technology Academy teacher Carelene Walloch, both students took her basic digital photography class.  Walloch learned about the competition and invited all her students to enter.  Azhar and Kargi are currently on Beehive’s yearbook staff.

     Photographer’s Forum is a quarterly publication that was established in 1977.  The competition judges high school work separately from college submissions.

About Beehive Science and Technology Academy

     Beehive Science and Technology Academy is a tuition-free charter school located at 830 E. 9400 S. in Sandy, Utah.  Beehive offers classes for grades six through 12.  As of March 2016, total enrollment was 300 students. 

    Beehive was recently named Charter School of the Year 2016 by the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools.  It has also received Platinum STEM School Designation (the highest designation possible) by the Utah State Board of Education and the STEM Action Center for the 2015-2016 school year. 

     In 2015, Beehive was included in Newsweek America’s Top High Schools list.  In Newsweek America’s category of “Beating the odds—top schools for low-income students,” Beehive was listed as number 57 in the entire United States.  (In 2014, it was recognized as number 231.)  Beehive was also named Charter School of the Year 2016 by the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools.

     The school originally opened in 2005.  To learn more, visit www.beehiveacademy.org

 

 

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