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FCCC Cosmetology Salon Spa Days

The Four County Career Center Cosmetology Salon will be hosting “2017 Spa Days” March 27-31. Patrons are invited to indulge themselves and enjoy the day with complete make-overs along with coffee and sweets in the morning and a healthy lunch prepared by the Chef Training and Culinary Arts Management students at the Career Center. During their visit, patrons will enjoy a therapy facial, spa pedicure with warm wax treatment, OPI manicure with warm wax treatment, and Paul Mitchell wash house experience and style. Call 1-800-589-3334, Ext. 2234 for more information and to make reservations for a day of relaxation. Deadline for registrations is March 16.


BPA Students Win at Regionals

Fifty-three Four County Career Center Business Professionals of America (BPA) Chapter members recently placed in the top six among the several hundred area students competing in the regional contests held at Bowling Green State University. Thirty-six of these winners have qualified for State BPA Skill Competition by placing first or second in the regional contests. BPA members from all parts of Ohio will be in Columbus March 16 & 17 to compete for awards and the right to advance to national skill and leadership contests. Four County Career Center BPA Advisors are Mary Jo Beilharz, Matt Geiger, Tim Ricketts, and Blake Rockey.


Elected Officials Luncheon

In honor of Career & Technical Education Month, Four County Career Center hosted a luncheon prepared by the Culinary Arts Management/Chef Training students and Chef Peter Herold for State Legislators, local Mayors and County Commissioners from the four county area. Students had the opportunity to talk about their programs of study and the great things they were learning to prepare them for their careers.

 

 

 

 

 


ECHO for 8th Graders - Liberty Center

Liberty Center Middle School 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 above in the Early Childhood Education lab are (STANDING) Career Explorer Taylor Snyder (Liberty Center), with 8th graders and preschoolers (SEATED - LEFT TO RIGHT) Regina Chadwick; Lucas Helberg (Napoleon); Sophie Kundo; Stryker Oyer (Liberty Center); and Fayth Hall. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


UNOH Scholarship Winners

Four County Career Center is proud to announce that three students from the Network Administration and Cybersecurity program have been awarded scholarships to attend the University of Northwestern Ohio. The scholarships were awarded as the result of the Information technology Scholarship Test which took place at the UNOH Open House event this past Fall. The students placed first through third - Devin Dockery (Montpelier) took first place, which rewards him with full tuition; Gage Bergeon (Ayersville) finished second, a scholarship worth $5,000; and Carl Louy (Evergreen) placed third, a scholarship worth $4,000. This is an awesome accomplishment and congratulations to the students and instructor, Tim Ricketts.


ECHO for 8th Graders - Archbold

Archbold Middle School 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 above in the Accounting and Business Management lab are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Career Explorer Natala Flores (Archbold), with 8th graders Liam Row, Emma Dowdy, and Lyndsey Gladieux. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


Students of the Month - January

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Nikole Ash from Delta High School as Student of the Month. Nikole is the daughter of Mike Ash and Dawn Bohanon and is a senior in the Health Careers program at the Career Center. Nikole was nominated by Job Placement Coordinator, Ellie Cichocki. She is a member of Health Occupations Students of America and the Career Center Honor Roll. Nikole is currently participating in the Early Placement program where she receives class credit for her work at Whitehouse Country Manor. After Nikole graduates, she plans to attend Northwest State Community College and the University of Toledo and major in nursing.

 

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Brianna Bailey from North Central High School as Student of the Month. Brianna is the daughter of Samuel and Shelly Bailey and is a senior in the Cosmetology program at the Career Center. Brianna was nominated by her instructor, Kim Dunbar. She is a member of Skills USA and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Brianna graduates, she plans to continue her education in cosmetology.

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Bristle Dix from Stryker High School as Student of the Month. Bristle is the daughter of Charles Dix and Regina Dix and is a senior in the Pre-Engineering program at the Career Center. Bristle was nominated by her instructor, Tim Armitage. She is a member of Skills USA, a Student Ambassador, Career Explorer and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Bristle graduates, she plans on obtaining her bachelor’s degree in Process Engineering.

 

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Miranda Flory from Ayersville High School as Student of the Month. Miranda is the daughter of Matthew and Melanie Flory and is a junior in the Early Childhood Education program at the Career Center. Miranda was nominated by her instructor, Susan Myers. She is a Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Officer, a Career Explorer and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. At Ayersville High School, she is the football manager. After Miranda graduates, she plans to obtain her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Drew Grimm from Bryan High School as Student of the Month. Drew is the son of Doug and Vickie Grimm and is a junior in the Electrical program at the Career Center. Drew was nominated by his instructor, Scott Williams. He is a member of Skills USA, a Career Explorer and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. At Bryan High School, he is a member of the baseball team. After Drew graduates, he plans on attending college to become an Electrical Engineer.

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Tyler Tackett from Patrick Henry High School as Student of the Month. Tyler is the son of Ryan and Stacie Tackett and is a junior in the Software Development and Game Design program at the Career Center. Tyler was nominated by his instructor, Matthew Geiger. He is a member of Business Professionals of America where he will be competing at State, a Career Explorer and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. After Tyler graduates, he plans on attending college for web development.

Students who achieve this recognition throughout the 2016-2017 school year are honored with a certificate of recognition.


Hospitality Services Mentoring Program

Vera Schmidt, who turned 100 this January, has been part of the Hospitality Services Mentoring program at Four County Career Center for the past 15 years. She has seen many students grow through the program and currently, Tanner VandeBussche (Patrick Henry) is mentoring with her. Vera resides at Fairlawn Retirement Community.

The Hospitality Services program has been utilizing several off-campus job sites as part of their lab training for the past 16 years; including Fairlawn Retirement Community, Archbold Adult Day Care, Widewater Retreat in Liberty Center, and Northcrest Rehabilitation Center in Napoleon. At these sites the students learn maintenance, dietary, laundry, housekeeping and social activities. The mentoring students clean cupboards, wash cars, clean garages, bake and do art projects such as knitting and quilting. The Career Center is grateful for these partnership and appreciate the special people who make the program work. Doug Tyas is the Hospitality Services instructor and Amy Maassel is the Hospitality Services Aide.


ECHO for 8th Graders - North Central

North Central Middle School 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 above in the Ag/Diesel Mechanics lab are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Career Explorer Addison Holstein with 8th graders Kai Landis, Lamont Welch, and Jack Zenz. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


ECHO for 8th Graders - Edon

Edon Middle School 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 above in the Health Careers lab are (LEFT TO RIGHT) 8th graders Steven Pinkham and Trey Whitney (LAYING DOWN) with Career Explorer Mckenna Trausch. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


ECHO for 8th Graders - Evergreen

Evergreen Middle School 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 above in the Horticulture lab are (LEFT TO RIGHT) 8th graders Austin Duwve, Morgan Kohler, Lila Johnson, Samantha Sierra, and Mia Cassady with Career Explorers Jacob Beer (Landscape and Greenhouse Technologies); and Dakota Robinson (Floral Design). ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


ECHO for 8th Graders - Hilltop

Hilltop Middle School 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 above in the Fire and Rescue lab is (LEFT TO RIGHT) Career Explorer Leslie Schroeder (Hilltop), with 8th grader Americus Maddox. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.


ECHO for 8th Graders - Ayersville

Ayersville Middle School 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 above in the Early Childhood Education lab are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Career Explorer Miranda Flory (Ayersville), with 8th graders Nikki Fishpaw and Alana McCoy. ECHO for 8th Graders is made available to all 8th graders in the four county area.