Funding is a precious commodity for schools. In Utica, Nebraska, Centennial High School was in the market for new scoreboards indoor and out, but would they be able to secure enough sponsors to fund the full project? The answer was a resounding “yes.” The football team won the state championship for the first time, and people jumped at the opportunity to sponsor the new equipment.
When you expand the use of your display to students behind the scenes, you are able to give them first-hand experience for potential job opportunities. By working with Daktronics equipment, they are operating the same control system that is used at the college and professional level, making a step into a career that much easier. Steve Ackermann discusses his experience in event production on different school campuses and the opportunities he has seen within the industry.
In the 3 years since the install of their video display, things have been busy at Eau Claire North High School in Wisconsin. Joe Eisenhuth, Assistant Principal and Athletic Director and Jan Bowe, Technical Education Teacher at Eau Claire filled us in on what’s new with their video display and student crew.
2018 has faded away and the New Year is upon us. However, the celebration’s not over just yet at Daktronics. While we won’t be shooting off fireworks, we are toasting a new round of products and capabilities we are introducing to the market in 2019.
Juab High School in Nephi, Utah, has gotten much more use out of its outdoor video display than just during football games. The school’s sports marketing class uses the display to learn how to produce game-day content and run the show during football games.
When schools need to make large purchases, they can go through their local co-op to save some money. The co-op lists pre-approved vendors, saving schools time, money and hassle by listing their choices. When it came time to purchase a video display for their field, North Scott High School in Iowa was pleased to see a 10% discount when purchasing a display through their co-op.
Rome High School in Georgia takes their football seriously; they’ve won 2 state championships back to back and are on track for a third. When the City of Rome learned they would be hosting a double header for the first day of the coveted Corky Kell Classic football series, a showcase of some of the toughest teams in the state, they knew it was time to step up their scoreboard’s game.