Winners of the 2014 National Web Design Contest Announced
The not-for-profit Webprofessionals.org association is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 National Web Design Contest.
The Web design contest challenged high school and college students from around the U.S. to work in teams of two to a number of challenges that would support a fully functional Web site.
2014 National Web Design Contest Winners:
* Gold: Dustin Griffie and Blake Wilson, Foothill High School
* Silver: Amanda Horne and Anna White, Bay Path RVT High School Charlton, MA
* Bronze: David Christie and Dylan Brady, Center For Technology Essex Junction, VT
* Gold: Mariel Jaramillo and Linda Gold Manatee Tech Institute Bradenton, FL
* Silver: Lewis Miller and Brady Skaurad, Dunwoody College of Technology Minneapolis, MN
* Bronze: Levi Cripps and Leif Henle, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Perkinston, MS
Challengers documented their progress as they demonstrated their skills in Web Programming (HTML, XHTML and CSS), Web graphics, Web site design, Web accessibility and usability, Web site management, project management, presentation, Web multimedia and equally important professionalism.
A panel of experts from the Web professional community based their winning selection on the following criteria developed by the WebProfessionals.org organization:
* Graphics: Overall Visual Appeal
* Graphics: Mechanical Aspects
* Design and Layout: Look & Feel
* Design and Layout: Navigation
* Programming: Compatibility
* Programming Code Structure & Design
* Scaffolding of Process – Diagram/Flowchart
* Richness of Process – Interview
* Written Exams
* Professionalism – Presentation, Interview and Submission