Oakwood Students Present Their Senior Projects
Graduating twelfth graders attending Oakwood Digital
Academy presented their senior projects Tuesday, May 13,
2014 in our campus’s media center. Most students opted to
create PowerPoint presentations which explained their future
goals and how they planned on achieving them. Students also
had to create a resume and a cover letter, complete a job
application, submit a college application, and obtain three
letters of reference as part of their senior projects.
During the 2013-2014 school year, over 100 Cobb County
students completed their graduation requirements through our
Oakwood Students Attend 2014 NAEA College Fair
On March 13, 2014, several students from Oakwood
Digital Academy attended the National Alternative Education
Association College Fair at the Marriott Marquis in Atlanta.
Click here to read about their
College and Career Fair at Oakwood
Oakwood Digital Academy hosted our third College and Career Fair on
October 17, 2013 in the Media Center. Click
here for additional
Students Participate in Chattahoochee Technical College
Three students from Oakwood Digital Academy participated in
the Chattahoochee Technical College “First Friday” event on
November 1, 2013 after learning about it at our third annual
College and Career Fair. It was a great experience for all
three of them.
They were able to tour the North Atlanta Metro Campus, meet
representatives from the financial aid office, admissions
office, and student affairs.
We are excited that our students are exploring
post-secondary options and appreciate the partnership we
have with Chattahoochee Technical College! They do a great
job of participating in all our college fairs and exposing
our students to their campus.
IBM Global Service Managers Visit Oakwood
IBM Global Service Manager
Robert “Stan” Stanley and Co-worker Genelle Betterson
addressed our student body on September 17, 2013 about
dressing for success.
Mr. Stanley and Ms. Betterson lead a
great demonstration on the topic and pointed out ways
Oakwood students could be successful on a job or college
interview. We look forward to them both returning in the spring
Oakwood Students Attend Presentation from
Westwood College Representative
Westwood College Assistant Admissions Director Kalye Jones visited our campus on September 12,
2013 to speak with our students about Westwood College and the
different degrees offered at the institution. The students
enjoyed her energetic presentation and
we look forward to Ms.
Jones returning to participate in our annual college and career
fair on October 17, 2013.
Speaks to Students at Oakwood
Senior Operations Manager/Global Partner Support representative
Kristina Hicks spoke with Oakwood students on September 10, 2013
about resume writing, navigating career builders, and
internships. The students enjoyed the presentation and students
approached her afterwards to gain more information about
internship opportunities with career builders.
We look forward to Ms.
Hicks visiting our Spring Semester class.
Cobb Works Specialist Speaks to Oakwood Students
workforce development specialist La Donna Huggins spoke with
Oakwood students on September 5, 2013 about job opportunities,
resume writing, and the importance of high school students being
prepared for an interview. The students enjoyed the presentation
and several students approached her afterwards to gain more
information about the job opportunities at Cobb Works.
We look forward to Ms. Huggins
visiting our Spring Semester class.