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Nearly three dozen STLP projects advance to 2022 state competition

After regional contests, more than 30 projects from Fayette County Public Schools have qualified for the 2021-22 STLP State Championship in April. Through this project-based learning in the Student Technology Leadership Program, youths can focus on a need in their school or community and use technology to develop and test a solution. Because of COVID-19 precautions, the students presented their projects live online in the mid-December regional. The following teams, which include more than 130 students, will compete in this spring’s finals.


  • Ashland – Feature Video of Gen-EV Car Build
  • Ashland – Minecraft Challenge
  • Brenda Cowan – BCE Virtual Student Service Project
  • Coventry Oak – Comet Correspondence
  • Harrison – Good Morning Harrison
  • Julius Marks – JME Outdoor Classroom
  • Lansdowne – Lansdowne Electric Car Club
  • Maxwell – Max Que pasa en Maxwell Morning News
  • Wellington – Mystic Art
  • Yates – Wildcat Weekly Podcast
  • Yates – Yates in the Morning
  • Yates – Handwriting Helpers 

Middle schools: 

  • Crawford – Seeing Through the Student Lens
  • Crawford – W-CMS News Broadcast
  • Leestown – Student Needs
  • Leestown – Together for Change
  • SCAPA at Bluegrass – Fighting Alzheimer’s with the Arts
  • SCAPA at Bluegrass – STLP Arts Tutorials
  • Winburn – Winburn Student News 

High schools: 

  • Bryan Station – Defending Station
  • Bryan Station – Make New Friends
  • Bryan Station – Vaping
  • Bryan Station – VR Tour
  • Lafayette – Coding Medical Aid
  • Lafayette – Creative Controllers
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar – Club Dunbar
  • Paul Laurence Dunbar – Ripple Podcast 

Other academic programs: 

  • Rise STEM Academy (K-3) – Building an Electric Car Vehicle Video Blog
  • STEAM Academy – STEAM TV: Journalism
  • The Learning Center – Connection with the Science of Gardening at TLC
  • The Learning Center – TLC for Lexington 

For general information, check out the district’s STLP resources or email district digital learning coach Kelly Fischer. For specifics about a project or team, please ask the school’s STLP coordinator.

(Posted Dec. 17, 2021)