Senior Chauncey Longshaw of Yellow Springs recently placed 4th out of 360 students in Business Meeting Management event at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference.
The GCCC Carpentry program partnered with the Greene County Parks and Trails department to construct dog houses for the Scout Dog Park, the only public dog park in the county.
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.
The annual induction ceremony into the National-Technical Honor Society was held April 16. Inductees were recognized for outstanding achievement in their career-technical and academic classes, civic participation and excellent attendance.
Instructional Supervisor Mike Sparks was honored at the recent Ohio School Board Association Southwest District awards dinner as the organization's Administrator of the Year. This marked the second straight year a GCCC administrator has been so honored.
Allied Health seniors Alyssa Kerlin, A.J. Hampton and Ally Hutchinson have advanced to the HOSA National Leadership Conference after placing in the top three in their events at the recent Ohio HOSA skill competition.
Scott Miller, Dean McMillion and Garret McPherson placed second at the Ohio FFA District 9 Ag Mechanics Career Development Event.
Brooke Anderson, a Cedarville FFA member, was the keynote speaker at the March meeting of the Career Center's Board of Education. Anderson recently placed second in the Ohio FFA Career Development Event in the Advanced Creed Competition. She was presented with a certificate of achievement from Board President Dr. Angela Wright from Yellow Springs Exempted School District and GCCC Superintendent Dan Schroer.
Information Technology, International Business and Finance, and Medical-Legal Office Technologies students competed in the Business Professionals of America state competition in Columbus. Click through to see the results.
GCCC's Teacher Prep Academy participated in the Future Educator's Association annual
Garrett McPherson & Jed Wood from Power Equipment Mechanics recently placed 4th at the Ohio FFA State Ag & Industrial Diagnostics Career Development Event. The boys both received a $5,000 scholarship and a blue banner for the school.
Greene County Career Center students came away with medals in seven categories during the SkillsUSA Regional Competition held here on March 9. Criminal Justice's Crime Scene Investigation Team was joined by Cody Snyder and Joshua West in winning gold.
Marketing students at our main campus and at Fairborn High School gained recognition at the recent DECA District Competition.