Alumni, former staff and community members converged on GCCC on September 14 to celebrate the school's 50th annivesary. All told, over 1,200 people attended to renew old friendships, reminisce, tour the building and take advantage of all the activities that evening. State Representative Bill Dean presented proclamations to Superintendent David Deskins and first director Wallace Gossett.
On May 19, our grandparents of our current juniors are invited to GCCC for breakfast and to spend time in their grandchild's career-technical program. The day begins with registration from 8-8:30 a.m. Breakfast will be served at 8:15. Click through for more information.
GCCC celebrated academic and career-technical achievement with the annual National Technical Honor Society induction Ceremony on April 26. Juniors and seniors were recognized for performance in their career-technical and academic classes, outstanding attendance and strong personal qualities.
The team of Makenna Jones (Beavercreek), Valerie Anderson (Beavercreek), Tessa George (Xenia) and Chelsea Boone (Fairborn) placed SECOND at the HOSA State Leadership Conference at the University of Toledo. The team also qualified for the HOSA National Leadership Conference in Orlando! Their silver medals came in the Medical Reserve Corps Partnership Event. Congratulations to the team and Health Science teachers Faith Sorice and Lyna McKinley.
Paolo DeMaria, Ohio's Superintendent for Public Instruction, visited GCCC on April 13 and had time to see a few of our labs and meet some of our exceptional students. His visit reinforced the strengths of hands-on learning. collaboration among schools and the business community and the flexibility career-technical education gives students as they explore various pathways.
Congratulations to our SkillsUSA state competitors! Senior John Yinger (Beavercreek) won a silver medal in the Related Technical Math event. Last year, John placed fourth in the same event. The Teamworks team of Carver Wentworth (Bellbrook), Hunter Lamb (Xenia), Zach Phillips (Greeneview) and Zach Stucky (Bellbrook) earned a silver medal in their multi-discipline construction project. The team of Ashley Coleman (Xenia), Brooklyn Ligier (Xenia) and Josh Wooten (Xenia) won bronze in the Career Pathway: Law and Public Safety competition. Christine Cooper (Fairborn) was elected Ohio SkillsUSA's state treasurer. The Greene County Career Center SkillsUSA chapter earned Chapter of Distinction designation along with a Quality Chapter Award.
Adrianna Holley, a Xenia senior from the Information Technology program, placed first in Word Processing Skills at the recent Business Professionals of America Regional Leadership Conference to lead all Greene County Career Center students. Holley advances to the BPA State Leadership Conference and competition in Columbus on March 16-17.
Attention sophomores: The on-line application process will begin in conjunction with Career Awareness Days. The application link will be posted on November 29, 2017.