Communications and Technology

Students in this SparkTank program will have the opportunity to:

  • Create promotional items using Adobe software
  • Research current trends in design
  • Build websites
  • Learn programming languages alongside experts in the field
  • Earn both college and high school credit

“I learned what doing graphic design as a full time job would be like while managing time and multiple projects.”

Colby Aschenbrenner, OHS Senior 2020

Businesses we’ve worked with:

  • Legacy Foundation
  • GOPIP (Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress)
  • Ottumwa Community School District
  • Emergency Management Agency
  • Ottumwa Police Department
  • Frenchie’s Bakery
  • Ottumwa Welcome and Connect Service
  • Martin Luther King Diversity Event
  • Ottumwa Little League
  • Southern Iowa Mental Health Clinic
  • Friends of Ottumwa Parks

I learned how to manage my time in order to meet important deadlines. I have always had a tendency to procrastinate but SparkTank has motivated me to work efficiently in order to be well prepared in what I was doing.

Rosie Reyes, OHS Senior 2020

Featured Project: Wapello County Emergency Management Agency Website

If you have any questions, here’s a way to contact us!


Nancy Van Wyk

Instructor of Communications and Technology

Contact Information

325 E Main Street
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Monday—Friday: 8:10AM–3:15PM
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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