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FFA Students Place in Top 10 at District Contests

Four County Career Center FFA Chapter members placed in the top ten at the FFA District contests. Competitors from Defiance county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Alexis Resendez (Defiance) Animal Management; and Sierra Whitehead (Hicksville) Veterinary Science.

 

Competitors from Fulton county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Ariel Kohlhofer (Delta) Veterinary Science; Elizabeth Gafner (Delta) Veterinary Science; Joslyn Tijerina (Archbold) Veterinary Science; Brianna O’Neill (Wauseon) Veterinary Science; and Cade Smith (Wauseon) Outdoor Power Equipment.  Absent from the photo is Brock Ranzau (Archbold) Outdoor Power Equipment.

Competitors from Henry county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Leanna Rutter (Patrick Henry) Veterinary Science; Kayla Morris (Patrick Henry) Veterinary Science; Fallyn Hoops (Patrick Henry) Animal Management; and Josh Brueshaber (Patrick Henry) Ag/Skills.

 

Competitors from Williams county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Morgan Smith (Edgerton) Veterinary Science; Kaitlyn Alpaugh (Montpelier) Veterinary Science; Schylar Bergman (Edon) Ag Skills; Austin Huffman (Edon) Ag Skills; and Travis Lewellen (Montpelier) Outdoor Power Equipment. Veterinarian Assistant students placed 1st as a team in the Veterinary Science competition and 3rd in the Animal Management contest. Ag/Diesel Mechanics, Diesel Mechanics and Powersports students placed 1st as a team in the Ag Skills contest and 3rd in Outdoor Power Equipment contest. Absent from the photo is Jocelyn Schlachter (Edgerton) Veterinary Science.

Four County Career Center FFA Advisors for these programs are Stephanie Pippin, Denton Blue, Jason Elston, and Larry Soles.

 


Students Work with Williams County K-9 Unit

Four County Career Center’s Mechanical Systems and Piping students utilized their skills and worked with the Williams County Sheriff’s K-9 Unit and built Scent Training Walls for their dogs. The students designed and constructed the walls for the Sheriff’s Department to use as training tools for the dogs to learn to find the specific location of certain types of narcotics. They will also share this training technique with other law enforcement agencies in the area.

Shown while picking up the Scent Training Walls are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) K-9 Deputy Ken Jacob and Ruin; and K-9 Deputy Jason Randall and Django; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Mechanical Systems and Piping students Nathan Grahn (Holgate); Brandan Krutz (Wauseon); Jaden Conrad (Wauseon); Matthew McClain (Bryan); Collin Harris (Delta); Jordan Smith (Defiance); Grant Harris (Delta); Justin Howard (Archbold); Blake Risner (Edgerton); Dominic Temple (Bryan); Seth Hunt (Delta) Joe Bartz (Napoleon); Sheriff Steven Towns; and Instructor Steve Steingass.

The Career Center is appreciative of the relationship they have with the Williams County Sheriff’s Department and are always willing to assist in community projects such as this one.


Students to Compete at State Skills USA

Four County Career Center Skills USA Chapter members are participating in the Ohio State Skills USA Competition in Columbus on April 16 & 17 after qualifying at Regional competition. Skills USA members from all parts of Ohio will be competing for awards and the right to advance to National Skills and Leadership contests.

Contest participants from Defiance county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Liz Strong (Hicksville) Crime Scene Investigation; Erin Hess (Ayersville) Welding Sculpture; Elizabeth Vetter (Fairview) Barber; Mia Beltran (Defiance) Crime Scene Investigation; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Kaleb Adolf (Defiance) Automotive Service Tech; Rilee Ross (Hicksville) Additive Manufacturing; and Dylan Grimes (Hicksville) Technical Drafting. Absent from the photo are Noah Garza (Fairview) Nails; and Keyera Anderson (Defiance) Crime Scene Investigation.

Contest participants from Fulton county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Trenton Peluso (Evergreen) Internetworking; and Reese Knapp (Archbold) Plumbing.

 

 

 

Contest participants from Henry county are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Travis Seedorf (Liberty Center) Information Technology Services; Kara Kent (Napoleon) Job Skills Demo Open Model; Kianna Evearitt (Liberty Center) Advertising Design; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Dakota McCloud (Liberty Center) Computer Programming; Nick Rowland (Liberty Center) Job Skills Demo Open; and Jasmine Light (Liberty Center) Crime Scene Investigation.

Contest participants from Williams county are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Kaleb Sampson (Bryan) Additive Manufacturing; Virginia Bear (Montpelier) Nail Model; McKenzie Reasor (Bryan) Technical Computer Applications; and Trinity Anthony (Bryan) Architectural Drafting.

Four County Career Center Skills USA Advisor is Krista Whetro.

 


2019 Numeracy Challenge

Four County Career Center’s 11th Annual Numeracy Challenge was recently held. Forty-three teams of four students from the career and technical education programs at the Career Center competed in mathematical calculations in a timed setting. 2019 Senior 1st place winners - Computer Networking & Cybersecurity, 2nd place winners - Specialized Mechatronics & Robotics Technologies, 3rd place winners - Accounting & Business Management; Junior 1st place winners - Computer Programming & Game Design, 2nd place winners - Specialized Mechatronics & Robotics Technologies, 3rd place winners - Computer Networking & Cybersecurity.


Blood Drive

Four County Career Center students recently donated blood during the HOSA Future Health Professionals sponsored Red Cross Blood Drive. HOSA members planned and coordinated the drive and students assisted with donor registration, testing, and blood donations. Four County HOSA Advisor Robin Hill, Health Careers instructor, coordinated the event.


FFA Students Place 2nd at State

Two Four County Career Center FFA Chapter members placed 2nd at the FFA State Ag Power Diagnostics contest after placing first in the FFA District contest. Competitors are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Eric Culler (Fairview) and Layne Sheets (Fairview) both students in the Agriculture/Diesel Mechanics program at the Career Center. Four County Career Center FFA Advisor for this program is instructor Jason Elston.


HOSA Students to Compete at State

Twenty-six Four County Career Center Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Chapter members have qualified for State HOSA Skill competition in Columbus on April 9 & 10 by placing in the top three in the regional contests.

Contest winners from Defiance County are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Zoie Gebhart (Fairview) Medical Reading; Kyla Karyznow (Fairview) Clinical Specilty; Victoria Bauer (Fairview) Life Support Skills; Kaylee Rex (Tinora) Creative Problem Solving; Angela Macias (Defiance) Healthy Lifestyles; and Izzy Castillo (Hicksville) Prepared Speaking. Absent from the photo is Jenna Burley (Hicksville) CPR/First Aid.

Contest winners from Fulton County are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Shawn Pedersen (Delta) Sports Medicine; Kayla Dusek (Archbold) Forensic Medicine Team; Adriel Nelson (Wauseon) Behavior Health Knowledge Test; Sierra Gault (Wauseon) Public Health; and Morgan Todd (Wauseon) Human Growth and Development.  Absent from the photo is Zoey Rauch (Evergreen) Knowledge Test Pharmacology.

Contest winners from Henry County are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Emily Pippin (Liberty Center) Home Health Aide; Paula Pickle (Napoleon) Medical Innovation Existing; Hannah Gustwiller (Holgate) Public Health; Kevin Myles (Napoleon) Creative Problem Solving Team; Sabryn Camp (Napoleon) Physical Therapy; and Ethan Spratt (Patrick Henry) CPR/First Aid. Absent from the photo is Halea Crawford (Napoleon) Creative Problem Solving Team.

Contest winners from Williams County are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Aliyssa McCormick Chmielewski (Edgerton) Human Growth and Development; and Faith Rupp (Edgerton) Medical Assisting. HOSA members from all parts of Ohio will be in Columbus to compete for awards and the right to advance to national skill and leadership contests. HOSA Advisors are Donna Badenhop, Robin Hill, Karen Walker and Mike Nye. Absent from the photo areAlexis Morris (Bryan) Forensic Medicine Team; Tunyshia DeWitt (Bryan) Home Health Aide; and Kyra Knapp (Hilltop) Medical Innovation Existing.

HOSA members from all parts of Ohio will be in Columbus to compete for awards and the right to advance to national skill and leadership contests. HOSA Advisors are Donna Badenhop, Robin Hill, Karen Walker and Mike Nye.

 


Students of the Month - February

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Bailey Bowen from Edgerton High School as Student of the Month. Bailey is the daughter of Peter and Jane Bowen and is a senior in the Interior Design program at the Career Center. Bailey was nominated by her instructor, Mrs. Hall. She is a Family, Career & Community Leaders of America officer, a Student Ambassador, a member of the National Technical Honor Society, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. At Edgerton High School, Bailey is a member of the National Honor Society, and an FFA officer. After Bailey graduates, she plans to attend Bowling Green State University and major in art education.

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Eli Branham from Edgerton High School as Student of the Month. Eli is the son of Rex and Sherry Branham and is a senior in the Electrical program at the Career Center. Eli was nominated by Job Placement Coordinator, Mrs. Cichocki. He is a member of Skills USA, Drug Free Clubs of America, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. Eli is part of the the Early Job Placement program and receives class credit for working at Spangler Candy Company. At Edgerton, he was on the football team. After Eli graduates, he plans to continue working in the electrical field.

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Kevin Myles from Napoleon High School as Student of the Month. Kevin is the son of David and Penny Myles and is a senior in the Health Careers program at the Career Center. Kevin was nominated by his instructor, Mrs. Walker. He is the State Vice President of Health Occupations Students of America and he will be competing at State competition, a member of the National Technical Honor Society, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Kevin graduates, he plans to attend Northwest State Community College and major in nursing.

 
Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Michael Roumell from Napoleon High School as Student of the Month. Michael is the son of Andrew Roumell and Karli Thornton and is a junior in the Computer Design/3D Modeling program at the Career Center. Michael was nominated by his instructor, Mrs. Rohrs. He is a member of Skills USA, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. At Napoleon High School, he is a member of the soccer team, indoor soccer team, and jazz band. After Michael graduates, he plans to attend college and major in engineering.

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Cade Smith from Wauseon High School as Student of the Month. Cade is the son of Renee Smith and is a senior in the Powersports program at the Career Center. Cade was nominated by his instructor, Mr. Soles. He is a member of FFA, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Cade graduates, he plans to obtain his real estate license and work on engines.

 

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Elizabeth Wolff from Bryan High School as Student of the Month. Elizabeth is the daughter of Kevin and Molly Wolff and is a junior in the Interior Design program at the Career Center. Elizabeth was nominated by her instructor, Mrs. Hall. She is a member of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Elizabeth graduates, she plans to work in the interior design field.


Students who achieve this recognition throughout the 2018-2019 school year are honored with a certificate of recognition.


Don't TXT & Drive Banners from UTMC

In an effort to help keep students safe at Four County Career Center, the University of Toledo Medical Center (UTMC) recently donated “STAY ALIVE! don’t TXT & drive” signs and banners to be posted at the Career Center and given to students to display. Shown presenting a banner to Career Center Law Enforcement & Security Tactics students Mia Beltran (Defiance) and Adam Rohrs (Tinora) is Angela Castillo, Trauma/Injury Prevention Coordinator at UTMC. Four County Career Center is appreciative of the support from UTMC for our students.