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Save the Date for #EASTcon22

March 15 - 17, 2022

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Were you one of the guests that tuned into EAST Conference 2021? Thank you to the almost 4,500 friends of EAST that joined and helped us make our first ever virtual conference and EAST 25th year anniversary a huge success. Click through and see what you may have missed!

Welcome Home!

A special thank you to Kyle and Capillya Uptergrove, two EAST Alumni (class of 2001), for capturing the nostalgia of homecoming.

EAST WEEK March 14 - 20, 2021

Thank You, Jude Watkins of EAST at Greenbrier Middle School for working with Representative Spencer Hawk, EAST Alumni, to have Governor Asa Hutchinson sign a proclamation officially declaring the week of EAST Conference, EAST Week in the state of Arkansas!

Competition Winners

Congratulations again to all of our 2021 EAST Competition Winners! You should each be proud of the incredible work you have done.

EAST Founder's Award Winners

Harrisburg Middle School

Mountain Home Career Academies

Sonora Middle School

EAST Cornerstone Winners

Community & Collaboration

Cross County High - A New Tech School

Project Sophistication & Innovation

Lakeside High School (Hot Springs)

Student Growth & Engagement

Clinton High School

EAST Project Competition

Don Roberts Elementary School

Dev Modi, Kennedy Stewart, Silas McGaha, Brian Nyguen, Marly Gibbons, Calleigh Salerno - 3D Maps for World Services for the Blind

Tech Support Olympiad

Gentry High School Conversion Charter

Clancy Milam

SketchUp Competition

Henderson Middle School

Taliya Bradley - "The Leader in Me"

Perfect Pitch Competition

Mountain Home Career Academies

Sophie Quick, Zachary Spaulding - Baxter County Outside

3D Print it Up

Valley View High School

Ella Layton - Bone Builder

Intentionally Inventive Marketing Competition

Mountain Home Career Academies

Madelyn Lynch, Lauren Dewey, Nathan Williams, Zach Spaulding - 2 Yes Votes for Mountain Home

Picture This Competition

Armorel High School

Grayson Seibert - Blytheville Postcard Mural

Hello, My Name is...Interview Competition

Mountain Home Career Academies

Audrey Young

Mapping App Competition

Hot Springs Junior Academy

Mimi Reagler, Natalie Comstock - Hub Hot Springs

Multimedia Competition

Carver Magnet Elementary School

Chloe Lee - That's an Icon You Should Know

Go Map Twenty-One-ArcGIS Activity Competition

Hot Springs Junior Academy

Mimi Reagler, Natalie Comstock - Hub Hot Springs

Honor our Vets Competition

Buffalo Island Central High School

Mallie Zielinski, Ambar Orozco, Karson Crews, Cason Rose, Lathan Crane, Chareigan Davis, Haley Milligan - 2020 Veterans Day Program

Covid-19 Response Competition

Parson Hills Elementary School

Lesley Aleman, Hatty Galvan, Allyson Roosevelt - Touchless Hand Washing Timer

ARCHICAD Competition

Henderson Middle School

Avelino Hurtado - Fair K-8 Preparatory School Playground

Drone Competition

Buffalo Island Central High School

Ayden Qualls, Chase Bupp, Caleb Suiter, Braden Littlefield, Alex Rangel - Drone Field Mapping

Fay Jones Architectural Challenge

Morrilton Senior High School

Samantha Flores, Jhyla Calvin - Morrilton Old National Bank Hotel

MicroControlling Everything Competition

Buffalo Island Central High School

Chasney Griggry - Lift Station Light Sensor Project

Music Competition

Searcy High School

Micah Castleman - Take The Dub

Best of Conference - Dressed to a Tee Competition

Ahlf Junior High

Best of Conference - Signature Design Competition

Nettleton STEAM School

Best of Conference - Spirit Chant Competition

John Tyson Elementary

Best of Conference - Homecoming Style Competition

Eagle Mountain Magnet

Best of Conference - Tech in Action Competition

Paragould High School

Judges’ Choice Winners

  • Buffalo Island Central Junior High School
  • Carver Magnet Elementary School
  • Don Tyson School of Innovation
  • eStem Junior High Public Charter School
  • Farmington Career Academies
  • Gentry Intermediate School
  • Gosnell Elementary School
  • Greenbrier High School
  • Greenbrier Middle School
  • Gurdon High School
  • Hamburg High School
  • Harrisburg Elementary School
  • Hot Springs Junior Academy
  • Hoxie High School
  • Kiamichi Technology Centers - Eufaula High School
  • Kiamichi Technology Centers - Poteau
  • Lake Hamilton High School
  • Lamar High School
  • Lincoln Middle School
  • Marshall High School
  • Mineral Springs High School
  • North Little Rock Middle School
  • Oaklawn Magnet School
  • Pinnacle View Middle School
  • Rison Schools
  • Sulphur Rock Magnet Elementary School
  • Thurman G. Smith Elementary School
  • Two Rivers High School
  • Walker Elementary School
  • Westside High School (Jonesboro)
  • White Hall High School
  • Wynne High School

Student Difference Makers

Annika Acebo

The Academies at Jonesboro High School

James Aguilar

Oaklawn Magnet School

Aubrey Ault

Prairie Grove High School

Harrison Baker

Hackler Intermediate School

Amy Banegas Rodriguez

Osceola High School

Madilynn Bartholomew

Lincoln Middle School

Kaaylaj Bima

J.O. Kelly Middle School

Daryl Avery Binuya

Lamar High School

Austin Booth

Green Forest Schools

Madi Bowsman

North Little Rock Middle School

Owen Brothers

Gosnell Elementary School

Ashlyn Broughton

Warren High School District Conversion Charter

Brayden Buss

Fountain Lake Charter High School

Alejandra Castillo

Linda Childers Knapp Elementary School

Laritza Chena

Searcy High School

Kendall Cloar

Pinnacle View Middle School

Bo Cook

Cross County High a New Tech School

Calen Davies

Kiamichi Technology Centers - Poteau

Caden Del Soto

Pinkston Middle School

Emily England

Marshall High School

Emilee Evans

Gentry Intermediate School

Wrangler Fletcher

Arkansas High School

Kirsten Garner

Cedarville High School

Samarah Gladney

M. L. King Elementary School

Emma Griggs

Hellstern Middle School

Leah Hampton

Monitor Elementary School

Klaire Harper

Harrisburg Middle School

Joshua Hicks

Scott Charter School

Jennifer Hopper

Bob Folsom Elementary School

Shaylee Horton

Cedar Ridge Elementary School

Jordan Hunter

Benton High School

Austin Jackson

Murfreesboro High School

Carter Jobe

Mt. Vernon-Enola High School

Jevin Johnson

John Tyson Elementary School

Anna Johnson

Northeast Tech - Claremore

Michael Kelley

Southside Junior High School (Batesville)

Nicki Kennon

Armorel High School

Destinee LeSure

eStem Junior High Public Charter School

Caedmon Majors

Southside Charter High School (Batesville)

June McFarland

Midland Elementary School

Audrey McLarty

Turnbow Elementary School

Ella McMasters

Nettleton STEAM School

Dev Modi

Don Roberts Elementary School

Mackenzy Morris

Harrison Middle School

Justice Osburne

Kiamichi Technology Centers - Talihina

Mimi Reagler

Hot Springs Junior Academy

Parker Reeves

McCrory High School

Danelia Riley

Strong-Huttig Schools

Tirzah Rill

Thurman G. Smith Elementary School

Ashley Roberson

Valley View High School

Gabriel Rodriguez

Buffalo Island Central Junior High School

Austin Sams

Greenland High School

Brooklyn Scherrey

Pottsville Junior High School

Hayden Shumate

Valley View Junior High School

Asya Slater

Maumelle Middle School

Elizabeth Surface

Alpena High School

Sharline Vanpelt

Wynne High School

Mallory Ware

Willis Shaw Elementary School

Wil Wheat

Central Junior High School

Alyssa Winner

Ahlf Junior High School

Mallie Zielinski

Buffalo Island Central High School

EAST Historical Moments

EAST Throwbacks

EAST Digital Library

Did you miss a session you really wanted to attend? Checkout the digital library for content you may have missed or a session you want to revisit.

Digital Library

EAST Conference Experience Enhancers

This year we sent each school an experience box filled with conference- related swag that helped attendees get involved.

Conference Recap

A special thank you to avad3 Event Production for capturing the highlights of EAST Conference 2021.

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