College Tech Prep Showcase Winners
Approximately 46 students from the Washington County Career Center, Morgan, and Meigs high schools competed in a variety of career-technical programs, with capstone projects that emphasized and brought together all aspects of their education and training. This competition happened during the College Tech Prep Regional Showcase, held at Washington State Community College (WSCC) on March 23. Judging began in the Commons area of the Main Building at 9 a.m. with an awards presentation at 12 p.m. in the Graham Auditorium in the Arts & Sciences Building.
"The Tech Prep Showcase annually brings together projects from area career and technical high school programs that highlight the variety and quality of those programs available at the Career Center, Morgan High School and Meigs High School," notes Gary Williams, director of the Southeast Regional College Tech Prep Center at WSCC. "This event also highlights the role and importance of technical careers in our economy and daily lives."
Students submitted projects in technical career program categories for competition. The following are category winners :
Agriculture/Horticulture: Aaron Brooks, Casey Wagner - Washington County Career Center
Automotive: Jazzmine Graham - Washington County Career Center
Electronics: Zach Fox - Washington County Career Center
Carley Powell - Morgan HS
Derrick Kettering, Kealy Parrish - Washington County Career Center
Taylor Kuhn - Washington County Career Center
Shayna Roberts, Dallas Schwendeman - Morgan HS
Cameron Mohler - Morgan HS
Medical Office Management: Leah Johnson - Washington County Career Center
Networking: Justin Myers, Samantha King, Zach Sheets - Meigs HS
Winners of each category will be recognized at the College Tech Prep Recognition Banquet on May 10th. College Tech Prep, locally under the Southeast Regional College Tech Prep Center at WSCC, is a program that supports career and technical education at the high school and post-secondary level. The Southeast Regional Center works to develop pathways to post-secondary education and credit articulation agreements from high school career-technical programs.