Greene County Career Center’s emphasis on building the workforce is proven once again as 21 Automotive Technology students earn one or more certifications through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE). They join more than 300,000 automotive professionals around the country with an ASE credential. Both juniors and seniors were tested recently in maintenance and light repair, electrical/electronic systems, engine performance, suspension and steering, brakes, automotive service technology and engine repair. Steven Erbaugh, himself a Greene County Career Center Automotive Technology graduate, serves as the program’s instructor. Students earning certifications include: Seniors - Gino Adducchio, Beavercreek; Dylan Creech, Xenia; Dharma Crocker, Yellow Springs; Isaiah Estep, Fairborn, Keith Gnau, Xenia; Nathaniel Hamilton, Xenia; Matthew Hellmund, Beavercreek; Vance Horsley, Cedarville; Bradley Litz, Beavercreek; Scott McHenry, Bellbrook; Cameron McPherson, Xenia; Hunter Nier, Cedarville; and Hunter Tinsley, Fairborn. Juniors - Daniel Barker, Beavercreek; James Giesseman, Greeneview; Jayson Kuhn, Beavercreek; Dylan Malone, Xenia; Luke Miller, Beavercreek; Dominick Passaro, Beavercreek; Paul Purdy, Bellbrook and Dominic Tolle, Fairborn.
Zachary Fosson, a junior from Xenia, placed fifth in the Extemporaneous Speech event at the Business Professionals of America State Leadership Conference in Columbus on March 15. Fosson is enrolled in the Information Technology program. Richard Kayser is the program teacher and BPA advisor at Greene County Career Center.
Juniors Justin Comperry (Beavercreek), Tatum Shepherd (Xenia), Trevor Bowers (Bellbrook) and Jason Mahaffey (Cedarville) recently passed the Equipment and Engine Training Council (EETC) 4-Stroke Engine Certification exam. The exam was a 150-question test on skills related to the diagnosis, service and repair of 4-stroke engines. These expert technicians are enrolled in the Power Equipment Mechanics program taught by Mike Spahr.
Greene County Career Center Published by Ron Bolender · 34 mins · Power Equipment juniors Tatum Shepherd (Xenia) and Jason Mahaffey (Cedarville) placed fourth at the Ohio FFA District 9 Power Diagnostics Career Development Event at Ag-Pro. Congratulations to the pair and to program instructor and FFA advisor Mike Spahr.
The Midwest Ohio HOSA Regional Competition awards ceremony was held this week. Our Biotechnology program at Xenia High School came away with four medals. Congrats to program teacher Molly Wavra and the following medalists: Jessica Holland - Extemporaneous Writing - 1st place Leah Bruggeman - Biomedical Laboratory Science - 1st place Grace Turner - Extemporaneous Health Poster - 2nd place Saphron Cummins - Biomedical Laboratory Science - 3rd place
Our Information Technology students participated in their Business Professionals of America regional competition and came away with a number of medals. Kaden Walker, Nicholas Perry, Jace Adkins, Kathryn-Rose Grant and Zachary Fosson advanced to the BPA State Competition March 14-15 in Columbus.
Congratulations to our Beavercreek Marketing students who competed in the DECA District 4 competition on Monday. Morgan Miller, Austin Molnar and Jared Garrich qualified to compete in the Ohio Career Development Conference March 15-16 in Columbus. Mrs. Heather Sproull serves as the marketing teacher and DECA advisor at Beavercreek High School.
Every year the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium and Sinclair College host an event for our Tech Prep students called "Getting Ready for College." The evening showcases Sinclair College and all that it has to offer. Along with meeting a variety of Sinclair representatives, students and parents may attend breakout sessions geared to help them understand the process of transitioning from high school to college and the workforce. The 2019 Getting Ready for College event is scheduled for Thursday, February 14th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in Building 12 on the Sinclair campus. FREE PARKING will be available in the garage under Building 12.
Greene Day visitations are the first Wednesday of each month. Interested sophomores should contact their home school counselor. Home schooled students or students living outside of Greene County should contact Janet Baughn at 937-426-6636, x269.