Greene Days are for sophomores interested in
attending the Greene County Career Center. Students will visit
two programs while attending a Greene Day. Sign and have your high school counselor fax the registration form to Mrs. Baughn. Students
wanting to visit who do not attend one of the Greene County public schools need to contact Mrs. Baughn at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greene Days will occur on April 8 and May 6.
Power Equipment Mechanics teacher Mike Spahr has been named Mentor Teacher of the Year by the Ohio Association of Agriculture Educators. He will honored at the OAAE awards banquet on June 6 in Columbus.
Elijah Hall and Nick Sullivan won individual medals and the team of Lucas Bistrek and Blake Mantz captured silver as well at the recent SkillsUSA Ohio Championships. Hall competed in carpentry, Sullivan in electrical wiring and motor controls, and the Bistrek-Mantz team in television/video production.
Jacob Snoeberger and Amber Lovely each won $400 checks through the Believe in Ohio competition sponsored by the Ohio Academy of Science. Snoeberger's project was titled "Snowy Mountain Coffee App" while Lovely submitted "The No Chew-Through Pet Pillow." Amber moves on the state competition where she will compete for a $20,000 scholarship and a cash prize up to $5000.
Isaiah Slepicka has been named winner of the 2015 Paul Laurence Dunbar Poetry Contest sponsored by Sinclair Community College. Slepicka, a junior Welding student from Yellow Springs, captured the high school category and was presented with a $100 prize at a reception held at Sinclair. This marks the second straight year a Career Center student has claimed first place.
Haile Flint and Natalie Knight placed first in the Community Awareness event at HOSA state competition to lead a group of six who qualified to nationals. Also going to Anaheim, California are Cody Dodge, Alexis Jones, Ciarra Marshal and Katie Patterson.
Congratulations to our two teams winning gold medals at the Tech Prep Showcase. Blake Mantz and Lucas Bistrek won in Media Arts representing our Digital Media program. The Criminal Justice team of Abbe DeVore, Adeela Boyd and Deena Vanover won as well.
A recent financial audit of Greene County Career Center by the Auditor of State's office has returned a clean audit report. GCCC's excellent record keeping has earned it the Auditor of State Award. The award is presented to local governments and school districts upon the completion of the financial audit.
Power Equipment Mechanics juniors Matt Long, Kenny Baker and James Fleck placed first at the FFA District 9 Ag Mechanics Skills Career Development Event at Ohio Valley CTC. The group qualified for the Ohio FFA CDE on April 10. Baker comes to Greene County Career Center from Centerville High School while Fleck and Long are from Beavercreek.