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Career & Technical Center
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8TH EPISODE OF SENIOR HIGHLIGHTS WEB SERIES: THIS WEEK FEATURES ELLI HARRIS
Produced by Mr. Phil Schoener's A/V Comm. Class.
This weeks Senior Highlight episode features Drafting Senior, Elli Harris.
U.S. ARMY SERGEANTS VISIT LAW ENFORCEMENT CLASSES
Pictured above are the AM & PM Classes.
U.S. Army Sgt. Wilson and Sgt. Stone visited WBACTC Law Enforcement class on Wednesday, February 26, and taught Army combatives to the AM and PM Sessions.
MACHINE SHOP STUDENTS' WORK ACKNOWLEDGED BY MT. TOP HOSE CO. #1
Pictured above is Dan Curran and Teddy Sawka with the acknowledgment letter.
Mr. Michael Pac's Machine Shop AM students, Dan Curran and Teddy Sawka, both from Crestwood High School, fabricated a custom diamond plate shelf for the Mountaintop Hose Co. No. 1. The shelf is serving to house the Memorial Bell at the fire house. The Memorial Bell was orginially mounted to an older fire truck, which needed to be replaced. The Memorial Bell was transplanted from the older fire truck to inside the fire house. The Memorial Bell is dedicated to a special member of the Fire Company who passed away.
CTC DRAFTING STUDENTS EXCEL IN BRIDGE BUILDING COMPETITION
Pictured above Left to Right: 6th place winner - Kurtis Kehr(Crestwood); 14th place winner - Robert Talarico(Old Forge); & 8th place winner - Daelyn Mynes(Hanover).
Students from Mr. Zaykoski’s Drafting and Design shop participated in the 26th annual Northeastern Regional Bridge Building Competition held at the Viewmont Mall on February 8, 2014. Students used critical and creative thinking, real-world connections, and structural analysis to meet a given criteria to design, build, and test the most efficient bridge. The students placed as follows: 6th Place - Kurtis Kehr(Crestwood), 8th Place - Daelyn Mynes(Hanover), & 14th Place - Robert Talarico(Old Forge). First and second place winners will advance to International competition in the Chicago Illinois Institute of Technology in May.
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 4, 2014 - End of the 3rd Quarter
April 17, 18, & 21, 2014 - Spring Vacation, School Closed
May 26, 2014 - Memorial Day, School Closed
..:: 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)