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Packet Pick-Up Days

Students registered to attend Four County Career Center this fall can pick up their schedules and other important 2015-2016 school information during Packet Pick-Up Days at Four County Career Center August 4, 6 and 10. Students should stop in on the following program days: August 4 - Accounting & Business Management, Chef Training, Commercial & Graphic Arts, Computer Networking & Repair, Culinary Arts Management, Early Childhood Education, Health Careers, Medical Office Technologies, Software Design & Web Development, Sports Fitness & Exercise Science; August 6 - Agricultural Diesel Mechanics, Auto Collision Repair, Automotive Technologies, Building Trades/Carpentry, Diesel Mechanics, Electrical, Floriculture, HVAC & Plumbing, Landscape & Greenhouse Technologies, Powersport Engine Technology, Veterinarian Assistant; August 10 - Cosmetology, Computer Design/3D Modeling, Fire & Rescue, Hospitality Services, Industrial Services, Interior Design, Law Enforcement & Security Tactics, Pre-Engineering, Welding Fabrication. Students may also pay their school fees, pick up their technology device and check on uniform orders at this time.

Packet Pick-Up hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. all three days. Student Services staff members will be at an information table in the multi-purpose room to distribute packets and answer questions. Students who wish to locate their classrooms and career labs may do so on these days.

Fall classes begin Tuesday, August 18, 2015 for all students. Classes start at 9:00 a.m. at the Career Center.

For more information about Packet Pick-Up Days, call the Student Services Office at
1-800-589-3334, Ext. 2701.


Nominations Being Taken

Nomination forms for the Four County Career Center Wall of Fame and the Distinguished Service Award are now being taken. Either go to the website at www.fourcounty.net and fill out either of the forms electronically or print them out and send in a hard copy to Four County Career Center at 22-900 State Route 34, Archbold, Ohio 43502. Or, if you wish, you can call the school at 1-800-589-3334 and request a nomination form be mailed to you.

The deadline for submitting nominations is July 1, 2015. These awards are presented at the Fall Four County Career Center Advisory Committee reception. The requirements for the Wall of Fame are that the nominee has successfully completed his or her career program at least five years ago and has been successful in their career. The requirements for the Distinguished Service Award is someone who has been committed to bettering the school through their contributions to the Career Center and the communities it serves.

Four County Career Center currently has 100 outstanding members in its Wall of Fame and one Distinguished Service Award member who continue to inspire all of us..


5th Quarter Ag Academy

Area students considering a career in the agriculture industry recently participated in the 5th Quarter Agriculture Academy 2015 sponsored by Four County Career Center. Students who attended the week-long, free academy had the opportunity to learn hands-on basic skills in Floriculture. Shown above is (RIGHT) Kloee Chase (Tinora) experiencing hands-on training at the Career Center with (LEFT) instructor Florence Willeman.


Summer Camp

Four County Career Center recently sponsored a week long “Summer Camp” for 7th, 8th and 9th graders in the four county area. Students had the opportunity to explore the vast areas of science, math, animation and game programming, and promotion and distribution from experienced instructors. Students worked on projects throughout the week. Shown is hands-on learning in the Math: Easy as Pi, Game On!, Science of Sports and Recreation, and Make Me Famous! classes.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Summer Work Experience

To keep our career and technical training programs up-to-date with state-of-the-art technology, Four County Career Center instructors are eligible to participate in a Work Experience program sponsored by the Career Center. Instructors have the opportunity to participate with a local employer in an internship experience in the career and technical area of their expertise. Following their internship time, the instructors include the up-to-date training methods into their curriculum to give the best possible education to students attending the Career Center. The local internship site is not responsible for wages to instructors during their training. Through these types of partnerships with local businesses, Four County Career Center exists to serve the people of northwest Ohio.

Shown above is Stephanie Pippin, Veterinarian Assistant instructor (RIGHT) who had the opportunity to work at Nature’s Nursery in Whitehouse. Stephanie is shown working with Victoria Fisher, Intern in Pre-Vet from the University of Findlay (LEFT). Stephanie will utilize the training she received to better train the students at the Career Center the proper care of wildlife using exotic medicine, charting, and the proper safety techniques when handling wildlife. Nature’s Nursery works with over 2,800 wildlife a year as well as offering educational training programs for students.

 

Shown above is Lisa Hall, Interior Design instructor (RIGHT) who had the opportunity to work at the Old Red Barn in Defiance. Lisa is shown working with Linda Fetter, Owner (LEFT). Lisa will utilize the training she received to better train the students at the Career Center the techniques of working with various types of finishes for repurposing and refinishing furniture for resale, and what area employers are expecting of new employees in the workforce.