school Name: Gettys Academy
Website address of school: http://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/GMS
Street Address: 510 South Pendelton St.
City, State, Zip, phone : Easley, SC 29640 864-855-1268
Type of 3D printers and number of printers: 2 Makerbot Replicator 2
Other information on the school: http://www.pickens.k12.sc.us/gms/pages/1.%20our%20school/accolades.aspx
How did the school learn about us? Principal saw TV story.
Principal name: Mr. Mike Cory
Principal email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
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Technical contact name:Jonathan Scrivner
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Other contact people name and email address:
Mr. Rick Strickland, assistant principal
Tom O'Hanlan, CEO of Sealevel Systems and Chairman of Manufacturers Caring for Pickens who donated the printers.
Experience of staff with printers and other technology: Johnathan seems to have pretty good grasp of printing. Principal is very supportive.
What does the school want us to help with? Build hands
Teach them how to use the printer?
Just teach them how to print and assemble the hands and about eNABLE?
Other technologies? Bob showed them quad copter and Raspberry PI and arduino. Some interest.
History of our contact and visits with the school. Newest information first. Include your name.
March 11 - Reid and Bob met with Jonathan to talk about the process to make the RIT arm for the Assistant Principal. Jonathan would like to have the arm done by the end of this school year. Media was there.
Cancelled because of snow storm - Reid and Bob are meeting with them Feb. 25 to talk about building the RIT arm.
Feb. 9 Fay, Bob and Reid met with them again when they were assembling hands. Had media, company that donated the printers , http://www.manufacturerscaringforpickens.com/ and people from the press. Met Assistant Principal Mr. Rick Strickland who is missing his arm from below the elbow. He is very interested in trying out the arm. Also had another young man missing his arm from below the elbow come with Tom O’Hanlan, CEO of Sealevel Systems, is the Chairman for Manufacturers Caring for Pickens County (MCPC).
Fay, Bob and Reid met with them next of Feb. 5 and explained us, eNABLE, etc.
Met Jonathan for the first time at STEM Upstate meeting to discuss printing hands.