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.
Our annual open house and chili supper will be held Thursday, Jan. 17. Stop by anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. to learn more about GCCC programs and academic classes, the local job market and scholarship opportunities. The chili is free and the event is open to the public.
GCCC had great representation at the 91st FFA National Convention in Indianapolis. They also enjoyed a tour of Lincoln Tech where they learned about post-secondary opportunities. Thanks to our FFA members for representing all of our Greene County Chapters with professionalism.
A cut-a-thon to benefit Green County Housing Program resulted in the presentation of donation check of $605. Pictured are Cosmetology alumna Arianna Brunette from Fotini's Hair Design in Fairborn, Penny Madry-Johnson from GCHP and teaching assistant Barb Pompeii along with group shot of our Cosmetology students. Special thanks to the alumni and professional stylists who donated their time and talents at the event.
The Greene Room is open for business and community members can take advantage of our Culinary Arts students' expertise over lunch. The Greene Room will be opened each Wednesday-Thursday-Friday from 10:30 a.m.-noon during the school year. Below is the regular menu. Please call ahead to make sure the Greene Room is open due to conflicts with school being closed and catering engagements.
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.
Led by three second place finishers at the District 4 regional event, the Beavercreek Marketing program will be sending nine competitors to the DECA State Leadership Conference in March. Sarah Alcorn, Nathaniel Casterline, Konner Curran, Michael Joiner, Aly Petering, Megan Shively, Jared Buckingham, Kelsey Hamblin and Jacob Reeves earned berths to represent Beavercreek High School and GCCC.
Fifteen Health Science students have advanced to the HOSA State Conference where they will compete in a variety of team and individual skills events. The State Conference will be held April 19-20 at the University of Toledo. HOSA is a national organization that provides networking, leadership and skill development opportunities for students in health-related career pathways.
Greene Day visitations are the first Wednesday of each month. Interested sophomores should contact their home schoo counselor. Home schooled students or students living outside of Greene County should contact Janet Baughn at 937-426-6636, x269.