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3D Model set to be on display at Lafayette Modern Dentistry

posted Jun 7, 2016, 1:26 PM by Claire Trouard   [ updated Jun 7, 2016, 1:35 PM ]
Lafayette Modern Dentistry and Carencro High Students partnered together to create a 3D model that will proudly be displayed in the office of Lafayette Modern Dentistry. Senior, Cris Russ worked with sophomore, Sam Foore to create the model. 

Lafayette Modern Dentistry Partners with Carencro High School’s Academy of Information Technology to Support Summer Internship Program

Lafayette, LA, May 25, 2016 -- Lafayette Modern Dentistry, a Smile Generation-trusted office, today announced that is partnering with Carencro High School’s Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) to provide support for the Academy’s student summer internship program.

“It’s because of businesses like Lafayette Modern Dentistry who believe in bridging the gap between the classroom and the workforce that we are able to fully implementing our summer internship program for our IT students,” said Mary Qualey, Principal, Carencro High School. “Our Academy of Information Technology does a great job of preparing our students for the real world of work in IT, but it is the generosity and belief in education of Lafayette Modern Dentistry that has led them into collaboration with our Academy and with the Children’s Museum to get one of our students real world experience. We believe that education and workforce development can go hand-in-hand.”

“We are thrilled to support this program and the students in our community,” said Felicia Schexnayder, Operation Manager of Lafayette Modern Dentistry. “Two of the high school students created a 3D tooth print for us which we have proudly displayed in our office. We are looking forward to working with the students and seeing what amazing things they do in this program and beyond.”

Participation in this program enables the students to relate their classroom lessons to the work place and develop important professional relationships that can be of lasting value for the future. Each student is matched, based on interest and strengths with businesses intern provider's job description. 

Students have the opportunity to become industry-based certified with one of the following certifications: MOS, WordMOS, ExcelMOS, AccessMOS, PowerPointMOS, and Word ExpertIC3 (Internet Computer Core Certification).

Lafayette Modern Dentistry is located at 4243 Ambassador Caffery Parkway, Ste. 118, Lafayette, LA 70508. For more information on Lafayette Modern Dentistry or to schedule an appointment, please visit: www.LafayetteModern or call 337-422-3587.

About Academy of Information Technology at Carencro High School

The Academy of Information Technology at Carencro High School is an affiliate of the National Academy Foundation, through which the AOIT receives curricular, professional development and program support, regional/national connections and the collective experiences of AOIT programs throughout the nation. The AOIT will introduce students to the opportunities in the Information Technology industry and will equip them with the skills they need to seek higher education and/or enter the digital workforce.