Good News About CTE
December, 2013 - Walker Career Center
Project Lead the Way (PLTW) students from the Walker Career Center were selected according to class performance to attend the Cummins Engine Lego Build. This event took place on Thursday, October 31 at the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Conference at the Indianapolis Convention Center. Students were given plans to build modules of the QSK95 Lego model. They had the opportunity to sit and engage with engineers from Cummins who explained the function and installation of each of the engine modules the students were building.
November, 2013 - Tucker Career and Technology Center
The Tucker Bistro opened October 9. It is open from 9:30 - 2:00 Wednesday through Friday, serving breakfast each day and an alternating lunch menu of soup, dessert and muffin specials. Each culinary student will become Serv-Safe certified by the end of October. Special projects include working with the Kiwanis club, making apple dumplings; with Psi Iota Psi making cheese balls, and offering a special holiday buffet in December.
October, 2013 Southeastern Career Center
The Southeastern Career Center Diesel program is partnering with Cummins to teach state-of-the-art diesel technology curriculum. With joint donations from Cummins Engine and Crum Trucking, our students are getting exposure to new models of diesel trucks and 53 new high end engines to use as they learn. In conjunction with the new engines, they are also learning to use INSITE, a diagnostic tool that uses sounds and visual keys to train the students. Cummins also makes available the Cummins Virtual College which allows the students to take classes online to receive advanced training.
September, 2013 - Walker Career Center
The Walker Career Center congratulates senior, Ellie Honious on her appointment to the Youth Advisory Council. The Youth Advisory Council was established to provide information to the General Assembly from the young people's perspective on issues that are important to youth in Indiana. Ellie will serve the citizens of Indiana while working with her peers. She is also involved in the National Honor Society, Robotics, Symphony Orchestra, Digital Photography and Marching Band at Walker and Warren Central High School!
August, 2013 - Tucker Career and Technology Center
The Tucker Student of the Year is Beth Davies. "Beth has great attendance, great grades and has earned dual credits and completed an internship in her field of Culinary Arts", says her teacher, Hans Huber. She worked front and back of the house during her internship and assisted in the school's restaurant, open to the public three days per week. Beth graduated from Eastbrook High School with a Technical Honors diploma and plans to study baking and pastry at Ivy Tech Community College.
July, 2013 - C4 Columbus Area Career Connection
C4's Early Childhood program, Little Olympians, celebrated its end-of-year with a party for students, parents and grandparents. The Pre-school students were given awards for best smile, most energetic, most excited to attend, and partied with their high school buddies. Youngsters also received a "Me" book containing their artwork, journals and goodbye letters. The preschool is offered twice a week during the school year, and high school students learn to plan lessons, make healthy snacks, and offer large and small motor activities.
- June, 2013 -Area 31 Career Center
- Awards for Excellence, 2013
- April, 2013 - McKenzie Center
- March, 2013 - Century Career Center
- February, 2013 - New Castle
- January, 2013 - Porter County
- December, 2012 - Southern Wells
- November, 2012 - C4 Columbus Area Career Connection
- October, 2012 Area 18
- April, 2012 New Castle News