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ECHO for 8th Graders - Delta

Delta 8th graders participated in “Exploring Careers Hands On for 8th Graders” (ECHO for 8th Graders) held at Four County Career Center. Career Explorers from the Career Center guided the students through several careers that were of interest to the 8th graders as they are looking forward to planning for their future. Shown in the Mechanical Systems and Piping lab are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Career Explorers Collin Harris and Grant Harris with Delta 8th graders Adam Matthews, Kian Moore, and Konner Allwood. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


Students of the Month - December

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Andraya Alfaro from Patrick Henry High School as Student of the Month. Andraya is the daughter of Michelle Rodriguez and is a senior in the Interior Design program at the Career Center. Andraya 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 Andraya graduates, she plans to attend Northwest State Community College and major in nursing.

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Matthew Christiansen from Pettisville High School as Student of the Month. Matthew is the son of Glenn and Toni Christiansen and is a junior in the IT Academy - Computer Programming and Game Design program at the Career Center. Matthew was nominated by his instructor, Mr. Geiger. He is a member of Business Professionals of America, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Matthew graduates, he plans to attend Northwest State Community College and major in game design.

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Alexis Resendez from Defiance High School as Student of the Month. Alexis is the daughter of Homer and Renee Resendez and is a junior in the Veterinarian Assistant program at the Career Center. Alexis was nominated by her instructor, Mrs. Pippin. She is a member of FFA, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. Outside of school she works at Pampered Paws helping to take care of the animals there. After Alexis graduates, she plans to attend North Carolina State University to become a veterinarian.

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Alex Rinck from Bryan High School as Student of the Month. Alex is the son of John and Lucinda Rinck and is a senior in the Specialized Mechatronics and Robotics Technologies program at the Career Center. Alex was nominated by his instructor, Mr. Armitage. He is a member of Skills USA, National Technical Honor Society, a Career Explorer, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. At Bryan High School he is on the track team and outside of school he is a member of the 4-H Explorers. After Alex graduates, he plans to attend the University of Northwestern Ohio and major in robotics and automation.

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Travis Seedorf from Liberty Center High School as Student of the Month. Travis is the son of Mark and Theresa Seedorf and is a senior in the IT Academy - Computer Networking and Cybersecurity program at the Career Center. Travis was nominated by his instructor, Mr. Ricketts. He is a member of Business Professionals of America, and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Travis graduates, he plans to attend Northwest State Community College and major in computer networking and programming.

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Kyle Shaffer from Bryan High School as Student of the Month. Kyle is the son of Scotty Shaffer and is a senior in the Accounting and Business Management program at the Career Center. Kyle was nominated by his instructor, Mrs. Short. He is a member of Business Professionals of America. At Bryan High School he is a member of the bowling team, and he is a youth leader at his church. After Kyle graduates, he plans to attend Spring Arbor University for youth ministries and bowling.

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


ECHO for 8th Graders - Evergreen

Evergreen 8th graders participated in “Exploring Careers Hands On for 8th Graders” (ECHO for 8th Graders) held at Four County Career Center. Career Explorers from the Career Center guided the students through several careers that were of interest to the 8th graders as they are looking forward to planning for their future. Shown in the Computer Networking & Cybersecurity lab are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Career Explorer Kyle Bower with Evergreen 8th graders Brayden Bull, Caedmon Duwve, Jacob Canfield, Cameron LaPoint and Logan Davoll. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


Military Emblems Presented to Genacross

Four County Career Center’s Specialized Mechatronics & Robotics Technologies students were pleased to present emblems representing five military branches - the Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines and Navy to Genacross Lutheran Services in Napoleon. These emblems were programmed and produced on the plasma cutter by two students in the lab. Genacross will display the emblems on their Veterans Wall along with pictures of the Veterans who reside at the retirement center. Shown presenting the emblems are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Tim Armitage, Specialized Mechatronics & Robotics Technologies instructor; students Konner Maurer (Napoleon); and Abi Baker (Ayersville); with Brooklyn Pedroza, Activities Director; and Ashley Bowman, Assistant Director of Nursing at Genacross.


ECHO for 8th Graders - Fairview

Fairview 8th graders participated in “Exploring Careers Hands On for 8th Graders” (ECHO for 8th Graders) held at Four County Career Center. Career Explorers from the Career Center guided the students through several careers that were of interest to the 8th graders as they are looking forward to planning for their future. Shown in the Computer Design/3D Modeling lab are Fairview 8th graders (LEFT) Caleb McCavit and (RIGHT) Christian Smetzer with Career Explorer (MIDDLE) Jacob Long. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


ECHO for 8th Graders - North Central

North Central 8th graders participated in “Exploring Careers Hands On for 8th Graders” (ECHO for 8th Graders) held at Four County Career Center. Career Explorers from the Career Center guided the students through several careers that were of interest to the 8th graders as they are looking forward to planning for their future. Shown in the Accounting & Business Management lab are North Central 8th graders (LEFT) Stephen Traxler and (RIGHT) Quintyn Burt with Career Explorer (MIDDLE) Adrian Salazar. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


Career Night Open House

Four County Career Center hosted a Career Night Open House recently with the Career Center’s labs and classrooms open to the public. Instructors and counselors were available to answer questions and acquaint visitors with career and technical programs and college credit options.  The Career Center offers 30 career and technical programs to high school juniors and seniors from 22 high schools in Defiance, Fulton, Henry, and Williams counties. For more information about applying for the 2019-2020 school year, sophomores are encouraged to contact their associate school Guidance Office, call the Four County Career Center Student Services Office at 1-800-589-3334, Ext. 2701; or apply on-line at the Career Center website at www.fourcounty.net.

 

 

 

 



School Board Recognition Month

The Ohio School Boards Association is celebrating School Board Recognition Month in January 2019 to build awareness and understanding of the vital function an elected board of education plays in our society. School Board Recognition Month honors the members of Ohio’s more than 700 city, exempted village, local and joint vocational boards of education and educational service centers governing boards for their commitment to providing quality public education to Ohio’s
school children.

Four County Career Center is joining with other districts throughout the state to recognize the important contributions school board members make to their communities. The Career Center is appreciative of their school board members who assure that the school is providing the best career and technical education possible for the students.

Serving on the district’s Board of Education for 2019 are (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Connie Nicely, Career Center Treasurer; Cindra Keeler, starting her 11th year as a Bryan City Schools board member and her 11th year on the Career Center board; Christine Oberlin, starting her 23rd year as a Defiance City Schools board member and her 22nd year on the Career Center board; Carol Kleck, a 28 year veteran on the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center board and appointed to her 22nd year on the Career Center board; Marcia Bruns, starting her 10th year as a Napoleon City School board member and her 5th year on the Career Center board; Nona Rupp, starting her 9th year as a Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center board member and her 9th year on the Career Center board; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Brian Baker, starting his 24th year as a Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center board member and his 13th year on the Career Center board; Tim Meister, Career Center Superintendent; Darrell Higbie, starting his 7th year as a Montpelier Exempted Village board member and his 4th year on the Career Center board; Kenneth Esterline, a 36 year veteran on the Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center board and appointed to his 27th year on the Career Center board; Larry Fruth, starting his 15th year as a Wauseon Exempted Village board member and his 15th year on the Career Center board; Dennis Vetter, starting his 10th year as a Hicksville Exempted Village board member and his 6th year on the Career Center board; and Ron Crawford, starting his 15th year as a Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center board member and his 5th year on the Career Center board.

The Board of Education elected Christine Oberlin as President and Ron Crawford as Vice-President for 2019. Four County Career Center serves twenty-two school districts in Defiance, Fulton, Henry and Williams counties.