Vital Information
Seminole Technology Pre-Academies
2815 Eden Parkway
Lakeland, FL  33803

Lead Teacher:  Bruno Tye
Phone:  (863) 499-2840
Fax:  (863) 499-2762

Areas of Interest:  Video Production, Robotics, Business, Video Game Design

Seminole Technology Pre-Academies Overview

“The Best Hands on Experience – Ever!”

Southwest Middle School’s Seminole Technology Pre-academies:

  • Allow students to earn high school credit while in middle school!
  • Expose students to careers they may enjoy for a lifetime!
  • Prove that people learn BEST by having “hands on” experiences.*

Sample from any one of the following career tracks, “trying them on” to see how they fit your interests and abilities!

Tracks:

Video Gaming Design

This new and exciting academy focuses not on playing video games but making them!  Combine your creativity with the technical know-how it takes to turn your ideas into reality.  This is one elective that can’t be beat!  Learn how to:

  • Design and animate your video game using Autodesk and Solid Works CAD Design tool
  • Explore gaming platforms using multimedia fusion applications
  • Program your creation!

Classes offered in this academy include:

  • Exploration Career and Technical occupations
  • Orientation to Career and Technical Occupations

Media Design

Whether you are a behind-the scenes techie or a out-in-front-of-camera personality, SBN (Southwest Broadcasting Network) has a spot for you!  Put your love for tech, entertainment or broadcasting to work and join our award-winning Media Design team!

This academy partners with the Future Business Leaders of America giving you an edge on your leadership and workplace skills. Students will learn to:

  • Create graphics & write scripts
  • Operate cameras & boom mics
  • Edit shows & feature stories
  • Compete in Media competitions & FBLA competitions
  • Learn software programs such as computer applications 1&2 and web and digital design

Robotics

Some students just LOVE a challenge and enjoy being with like-minded friends!  No easy task, our Robotics students love to learn and love to learn together.