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Annual JAMtech Inspires Students

Local high school students learned the latest digital gaming techniques at JAMtech, held at T.C. Williams High School on Nov. 17.  JAMtechT is a semi-annual workshop hosted by Alexandria-based firm Carney, Inc. From left are Michael Lam, 15, Langley High School; Tiffanie Lam, 17, Langley High School; Riley Saunders, 14, W. T. Woodson High School.

Local high school students learned the latest digital gaming techniques at JAMtech, held at T.C. Williams High School on Nov. 17. JAMtechT is a semi-annual workshop hosted by Alexandria-based firm Carney, Inc. From left are Michael Lam, 15, Langley High School; Tiffanie Lam, 17, Langley High School; Riley Saunders, 14, W. T. Woodson High School.

Alexandria-based firm Carney, Inc. is showing local high school students interested in technology — including online gaming, graphics, computer programming and social media — how to turn their passion into careers.

Carney, Inc, a federal contracting firm specializing in advanced solutions, presented its sixth JAMtech on Nov. 17 at T.C. Williams High School. JAMtech is a hands-on educational workshop that introduces students to technology used to develop digital games and applications. Participants of JAMtech are then eligible to apply for Carney’s internship program for the opportunity to experience working in a professional creative technology company.