The GCCC Board of Education approved the hiring of David Deskins as the school's new superintendent. Mr. Deskins will begin his leadership role on August 18. He comes to us from Penta Career Center where he most recently served as director of human resources. Prior to his time at Penta he was superintendent for Archbold Local Schools.
Recent graduate Colten Combs placed third in the Industrial Motor Controls event at the recent SkillsUSA National Leadership Conference in Kansas City, Missouri. Combs was honored at the July meeting of the Board of Education. Also present were State Representative Bob Hackett and State Representative Rick Perales.
The adult Peace Officer Basic Training Class BAS 13-107 held its graduation ceremony on May 23 in the GCCC cafeteria. Cadet Jennifer Bonz served as class speaker.
Jamestown native Tia Peckham placed fifth at the recent Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Indianapolis. The Greene County Career Center senior competed in the Administrative Research Project event and wrote and presented a paper on school safety. Peckham is completing her studies in the International Business and Finance program. All Greene County Career Center students are members of a career-technical organization. Business Professionals of America is the leading organization for students pursuing careers in business management, office administration, information technology and other related career fields. Mrs. Joanne Hodgson is the International Business and Finance instructor at Greene County Career Center and served as Peckham’s advisor.