The Adult Scholarship Endowment Fund trustees announce that three Peace Officer Basic Training cadets have each earned $2,500 scholarships for the current class. Brian Alex Brennaman of Xenia, Tori Beth Bargo of Brookville and Sean Fields of Beavercreek were awarded the scholarships. Recipients were selected based on a comprehensive application process and essay outlining their goals.
A group of five seniors from the Power Equipment Mechanics program have earned certifications through the Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC).
The Ohio School Boards Association has deemed January board appreciation month. Greene County Career Center students benefit every day from the dedication and commitment to public education by our board members. We thank them for their service. The board consists of Mary Frantz (Bellbrook-Sugarcreek), Gail Martindale (Cedar Cliff), Al Nels (Beavercreek), Mike Uecker (Fairborn), Bill Spahr (Xenia), Steven Conn (Yellow Springs) and Scott Parker (Greeneview).
The Career-Based Intervention (CBI) program located at Beavercreek High school utilized a marshmallow tower building activity as a tool to develop collaborative work skills. The CBI students were divided into teams of five and competed to see who could construct the tallest tower using toothpicks and marshmallows.
Ohio House of Representatives member Bill Dean from Xenia toured the Career Center Thursday and saw demonstrations from our career-technical students. In the Welding and Metal Fabrication lab, junior Jonathan Hunter from Xenia High School demonstrated his program's new simulator.
Greene County Career Center hosted the Fairborn Rotary Club for their regular weekly meeting. In addition to hearing an overview of Career Center programs and services from Superintendent David Deskins, the group enjoyed a presentation from the Equine Science program. Teacher Jessamyn Rice and students Michael Lakin, Kacie Wise, Taylor Cutlip and Paige Trainer brought horses from the school’s Agricultural Research Center for some hands-on experiences.
Greene County Career Center's Cosmetology program will be hosting a Cut-a-thon on Monday September 26 from 12-6 p.m. in SALON VERDE. The event will raise money for Brantley Valiton, who will be three years old on September 26. Brantley was born with unilateral reflux and renal dysplasia and needs a kidney transplant.Brantley’s parents are Jennifer and Ben Valiton of Beavercreek. Jennifer is a 2005 graduate and Ben is a 2003 graduate from BCHS.