At the beginning of summer a group of incoming freshmen students joined Mr. Codio and Ms. Cumberbatch’s Summer Bridge Program. They did a series of projects that taught them the basics of life at WHSAD. Although many of them are just learning how to use the 3D design platform, they all picked up the demonstrations quickly. Read the interviews below to see the reflections on the program.
In a few sentences how would you describe your summer bridge experience?
“It was a creative and intuitive experience. I came into a great, welcoming environment. The mentors helped me to fully understand and envision my architectural and creative passion. It was a great experience because I got to learn a lot of new things while having fun.”
In what ways do you think this program will help you in high school and in the future?
“It helped me develop basic to advanced creative skills in AutoCAD. I’ve learned basic commands that helped me get used to the software as well as advanced commands to help me execute my creative vision. These fundamental lessons help me elevate more into the architectural world.”
What did you like about the program and what did you not?
“I loved the creative freedom that I had with my projects. I was able individualize and execute my project the way I wanted. I didn’t like the confusion from time to time because we could be on one project and
What did you learn?
“I learned now to execute projects using basic commands that help me envision my dream and advanced that help me execute it. I’ve learned how to take things and envision it in an architectural way.”
Was there a specific project you enjoyed?
“I liked the concepts of the house design and the city of poems. They truly were great architectural moments with the house design. I loved the feeling of actually designing and making a house conceptually. I loved the idea of taking a poem & creating it as a city. They both were fascinating.”
Alonzo Jones Summer Bride Projects: