Kristina Ropos, Marketing Management instructor at Fairborn High School, was presented with the National DECA Pepsico Scholarship Award for New Advisors at DECA's recent International Career Development Conference in Anaheim, California.
Greeneview FFA chapter member Hallie Sue Hizer has been elected president of the career-technical student organization's District 9. The district includes all of southwest Ohio. Hizer will also serve as a state officer and represent FFA in a variety of ways.
It is an annual tradition for GCCC's Food and Hospitality program to donate their services to the local Special Olympics. As in past years, students in the program worked as a team to put together lunch for participants and volunteers.
Students in the Natural Resource Technologies program put their landscape design and installation skills to good use by revamping the front of Fairborn High School. With design work by the senior class, the juniors and seniors joined in the installation of new trees and shrubs. The project was funded through private donations.
Elected officials from the national, state and local levels met along with key community leaders to discuss legislative issues on May 3. Speakers included State Senator Chris Widener and State Representatives Rick Perales and Bob Hackett, and Marty Heide, field representative for U.S. Representative Mike Turner.
Greene County Career Center earned silver medals in two events and advanced a representative to the National Leadership and Skills Conference as an officer candidate.
Naomi Floyd and Brandon Kyne earned gold medals and Debbie Hall won silver at the recent FCCLA State Leadership Conference and STAR/Skill events. Floyd and Kyne are in the Food and Hospitality program while Hall is enrolled in Culinary Arts.
GCCC hosted teachers from all corners of Greene County at the annual Career Workshop. Teaching staff from the seven high schools served by the Career Center were blessed with the opportunity to visit a variety of career-technical programs and see their former students in action.
Eight GCCC teams competed at the annual Sinclair Tech Prep Showcase in Dayton. The Small Business Management Team of Madison Curtis, Alyssa Justice, Chauncey Longshaw and Lora Johnson from the International Business and Finance program placed second in their event.