Devin created “Me, My Friends, and I.” This video game (with a Kindness & Empathy theme) was recognized as the best middle school video game in the Games for Change Student Challenge in Los Angeles. The game was showcased in a public arcade on June 2 along with another video game designed by Lluvia. Her “Dodge the Predators” game was a top finalist in the category for Wildlife Conservation.
BET Magnet teachers are nominated and selected as Global Enterprising Educators 2 years in a row! Mr. Vasquez became the second BET teacher to receive this award in 2018 and Ms. Chatzipantsios was the first to accept this honor in 2017. By being outstanding business and entrepreneurship teachers, both represented California at the Annual NFTE Global Showcase held in New York City. They presented BET Magnet’s best practices to educators and entrepreneurs from around the world.
BET Magnet Conquers the Regionals
BET Magnet swept the regional level of competition for the Los Angeles Metro Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge. Competing against L.A. high school students, the Best Expo Presentation (Audience Choice) recipients were awarded to Christine & Selina, 2nd place winners for their business plan, “Eco Bling.” Gabby and Jackie won 3rd place for their app called, “Spot” and Yang-Yang placed 4th for her “Kiddo Animation” business plan. At the semi-finals Jacob and Luis won 3rd place for their business plan, “Pump Pen.”