• CHS students participate in Tech 2013 demonstrations

    by  • May 8, 2013 • News

    Centralia High School students Laura Boaster, Dip Patel and Chris Smith presented new classroom technology using “green screens” as part of tech 2013, an annual school technology showcase held at the state capitol.

    Sen. Kyle McCarter (LEFT) meets with Centralia High School seniors Dip Patel, Chris Smith and Laura Boaster during Tech 2013, held Tuesday in Springfield.

    Sen. Kyle McCarter (LEFT) meets with Centralia High School seniors Dip Patel, Chris Smith and Laura Boaster during Tech 2013, held Tuesday in Springfield.

    The seniors met with State Sen. Kyle McCarter (R-Lebanon) and had the opportunity to show him how the green screen technology works. The students say green screen technology inspires group projects and learning.

    Tech 2013 was held Tuesday, may 7 and involved students and schools from across Illinois.

    A truck caught on fire at midnight Tuesday morning on Interstate 64 at mile marker 89 at the eastbound off ramp to Bluford-Belle Rive. According to the Webber Township Fire Department, they responded to the call and found the cab involved in flames.

    It is believed the fire started in the engine and then spread to the inside of the cab. The unnamed driver was not injured, but the cab was destroyed. The trailer was not affected either. Crews were on scene for nearly two hours and traffic was not affected.