In June, Murrell Dobbins Career & Technical Education High School hosted a Gaming Seminar and Competition. Presentations included Dobbins’ student Promise Knight demonstrating how he develops games using flowlab.io.
Peter Howells, Staff Software Engineer for Riot Games gave a virtual presentation about what it takes to develop games and walked students through his journey as a software engineer and developer, how to get into gaming, and the future prospects of esports.
Professor Enongo Lumumba shared her journey into the world of game audio as a featured artist, music supervisor, and sound designer and lead an audio gaming workshop where students paired music and SFX with a particular game scene.
Kenny Tribbett and Ashlee Cooper of Droneversity lead an in person seminar showing students the ins and outs of being certified as a drone operator and what it takes to get a job as a licensed drone pilot. Students had the opportunity to practice their drone flying skills on an obstacle course set up in Dobbins’ gym.
Finally, Sports Marketing teacher Mr. Cobbs ran an e-gaming competition with students.