Mattoon High School's Visual Design 1 and 2 Classes have recently produced a cohort of talented students who have earned their Adobe Certified Professional Certification. In addition to this, they also receive dual credit from Lake Land College. These impressive achievements were gained by the following students:
Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator: Garrett Campbell, Austin Gouveia, Gabe Freeman, Madeline Krost, Nathan Morgan, and Laney Wright.
Visual Design using Adobe Photoshop: Ruth Coffey, Samuel Gonzalez, and Noah James.
Adobe Certified Professional is a widely recognized industry certification that highlights the mastery of Adobe Creative Cloud software and foundational knowledge essential for digital media careers. The certification lasts for two years and demonstrates that the students possess the required knowledge and skills for various digital media positions. Prospective employers are likely to trust the abilities of certified students, which will help them stand out in the hiring process.
The Visual Design program at Mattoon High School teaches students the essential graphic design software tools and techniques required to succeed in the digital media industry. The program's curriculum has been designed entirely within the framework of real-world projects, where students learn the necessary skills and apply them to real-world workflows. The program offers training in Adobe Creative Cloud Software, including Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, enabling students to choose which software to earn their certification in.
Students interested in earning their Adobe Certified Professional Certification can contact their counselor to take Visual Design 1. The program is available to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors, and Juniors and Seniors can also opt for dual credit courses. With the help of the Visual Design program, students can achieve their career goals and succeed in the digital media industry.