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Career & Technical Center
..:: News ::..
CTC A/V STUDENTS TAKE 2ND PLACE AT STATE SKILLS USA COMPETITION
Pictured above are Ayla Samano and Corey Ross.
Two students from Mr. Phil Schoener's Audio Visual Communications class took 2nd place in the state at the 2014 SkillsUSA Competition! Congrats to both students!
SEVEN CTC BUILDING-TRADE PROGRAMS RECEIVE PBA ENDORSEMENTS
Pictured above is Colton Battiet, a Junior in Mr. Chopyak's Masonry Shop. Picture courtesy of The Times Leader.
The WBACTC recently received endorsements to seven building-trade programs from the Pennsylvania Builders Association. The seven programs endorsed were Building Trades, Carpentry & Millwork, Electrical, Masonry, Plumbing and Pipefitting, Residential Construction, and HVAC. To Read the full story that was featured in the Times Leader, click the following link.. .. .. ..:: FULL STORY ON TIMESLEADER.COM ::..
CTC LAW ENFORCEMENT STUDENTS PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL MOCK TRIAL
Pictured above is CTC Sgt. Khalil Lewis; The Honorable Tina Gartley, Luzerne County Common Pleas Judge; CTC Sgt. Devin Reese; and Mr. Patrick Rushton, the Victims Resource Center.
Two students from Mr. Joe Lakkis' Law Enforcement Class participated in the annual mock rape trial for the Victims Resource Center. It was held April 2, 2014 at King’s College.
SUPERIOR CLAY CORP. GIVES DEMONSTRATION TO MASONRY SHOP
Above is a video produced by Mr. Phil Schoener's A/V Communications class.
Dana Martini from Superior Clay Corp., located in Uhrichsville, Ohio, recently gave a demonstration to Mr. Chopyak's Masonry Shop. He and the class constructed a Rumsfield Fireplace.
9TH EPISODE OF SENIOR HIGHLIGHTS WEB SERIES: THIS WEEK FEATURES MICHAEL GALLI
Produced by Mr. Phil Schoener's A/V Comm. Class.
This weeks Senior Highlight episode features Audio Visual Communications Senior, Michael Galli.
2012 WBACTC GRADUATE FOLLOW-UP SURVEY
PLEASE CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINK TO ACCESS THE SURVEY:http://www.flp.ed.state.pa.us/
If you graduated in 2012, we ask you to complete the follow-up survey by clicking the link above. If you need your security code, contact Mr. Tony Guariglia @ 570-822-4131 ext. 118.
COME OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL WITH A JOB & NO DEBT
Both NBC's Today Show and Education Week national newspaper recently covered stories promoting an alternative path for high school students to land a career without the debt, if college isn't for you... Career/Vocational Schools!
**To stop & view a particular story, click the corresponding Story button above**
April 17, 18, & 21, 2014 - Spring Vacation, School Closed
May 26, 2014 - Memorial Day, School Closed
June 16, 2014 - Last Student Day of School
June 17, 2014 - Last Teacher Day
..:: Public Notice of Non-Discrimination ::..
The Wilkes Barre Area Career and Technical Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program or activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated Youth Groups. For information on services, activities and/or accessibility, contact: Support Programs Coordinator Title IX and Section 504 Coordinator, (570)822-4131, Wilkes Barre Area Career and Technical Center, 350 Jumper Road, Wilkes-Barre, Pa. 18705-0699, www.wbactc.org
School Website: www.wbactc.org
Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE)