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Lights, Camera, Traction
510 Hartsell Avenue
Lakeland, FL  33815

Lead Teacher:  Tracy Brown
Phone:  (863) 499-2870
Fax:  (863) 284-4251

Areas of Interest:  Video Production, Audio Production

Lights, Camera, Traction Overview

**In order to be considered for this academy, the student must be enrolled in Blake Academy. Open enrollment begins January 27, 2014 and ends February 24, 2014.
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  • Learn the skills to report the news.
  • Produce a student newspaper and yearbook.
  • Blog the progress of a fully operational race car from the ground up.

Video Production:

  • Do you like being behind the camera?
  • Or is being in the spotlight more for you?
  • You can do both!
  • Report the news or produce the news, the choice is yours!


  • Like getting dirty?
  • Not afraid of a little grease and some hard work?
  • Want to turn a wrench or two?
  • Let’s speed down the track building a 1/2 scale race car. Pit stops will include lessons in aerodynamics, Newton’s Laws, engineering design, auto-cad, and many more topics!


  • Every great production has it’s music.
  • Compose and record original music to serve as background for videos and news reports documenting the progress of the car production.


  • How about showing off your artistic talents?
  • Do you like balance?
  • How about contrast?
  • Learn graphic design elements for print ads and team wear as part of the Art class of LCT!