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Preschool Goes Trick or Treating

Preschool children from the Four County Career Center Day Care Center went trick-or-treating through the school on Halloween gathering candy and goodies from the staff at the Career Center. Shown above, the trick-or-treaters include (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Aubree Vandock (Wauseon); Jordan Geiger (Defiance); Lucy Mendoza (Wauseon); Monroe Barton (Napoleon); (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) James Geiger (Defiance); Blake Vandenberghe (Archbold); Parker Niese (Defiance); Graham Hammon (Defiance); Carter Hammon (Defiance); Luke Meienburg (Defiance); Mason Bachman (Napoleon); Kellen Hurst (Napoleon); and Meyta Hieber (Deshler).

Preschool is available Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 a..m. - 4:00 p.m., except on days the Career Center is closed. The program is operated in association with the Early Childhood Education program for juniors and seniors as a part of their lab experience. Supervising the students is instructor Susan Myers along with Day Care Staff Person Lisa Creager and Educational Aide Jennifer Hutchison.


Cholesterol Screening

Four County Career Center students recently took part in a free cholesterol screening offered by the Corporate and Community Health Promotion Team of the Fulton County Health Center (FCHC) in Wauseon. High blood cholesterol is one of the four major risk factors for heart attack. This screening is made possible through monies raised from the yearly Fulton County Heart Radiothon.


Fall Blood Drive

Four County Career Center students and staff recently donated 137 units of blood during the HOSA Future Health Professionals sponsored Red Cross Blood Drive. HOSA members planned and coordinated the drive and assisted with donor registration, testing, and blood donations.


Student Leadership Conference

Fourteen Four County Career Center students recently participated in the 27th Annual Northwest Ohio Student Leadership Conference held at Defiance College. In an effort to recognize the importance and encourage area high schools to work more closely together on leadership activities, students in leadership roles from 32 high schools in the seven county area attended the day event. The keynote speaker for the day was Ted Wiese, one of America’s best youth leadership development speakers. He used wit, wisdom, real-life stories and a whole lot of fun in his program. Wiese is the founder of Wiese Training and Development. LLC in Carmel, Indiana. Shown with Wiese (FAR BACK) are Career Center students (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Kyla Wheeler (Bryan) Early Childhood Education; Lindsey White (Archbold) Veterinarian Assistant; Makenzy Huffman-Bowers (Bryan) Fire & Rescue; Naomi Diaz (Stryker) Interior Design; (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Kaitlyn Campbell (Bryan) Law Enforcement & Security Tactics; Sarah Snavely (Bryan) Health Careers; Tasha Diehl (Napoleon) Veterinarian Assistant; Abby Bilow (Patrick Henry) Health Careers; Jai-Lynn McBride (Napoleon) Commercial Art; Grace Norden (Napoleon) Veterinarian Assistant; Jesse Rocha (Archbold) Health Careers; Emily Short (Archbold) Health Careers; Allison Fahrer (Delta) Medical Office Technologies; and Reiley Smith (Holgate) Medical Office Technologies.


Wall of Fame/Distinguished Service Award

      Four County Career Center honored six graduates from the Career Center who have had success in their careers and who will serve as outstanding representatives for the school at the 17th annual “Wall of Fame” awards program Monday evening. Nominations for this honor are open to the public and based on the areas of significant contributions to the individual’s career, the community, education, and Four County Career Center.
      This was also the first year for the “Distinguished Service Award” presented to the individual who has displayed on-going dedication and commitment to the Career Center and to the communities served by the Career Center. This year’s recipient is Carole Wolfe, retired Guidance Counselor at the Career Center.
      The new members were inducted during the annual advisory committee dinner where Ellie Cichocki, Workforce Development/Job Placement Coordinator, served as Master of Ceremonies. Superintendent Tim Meister formally welcomed everyone and gave special introductions. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Jared Sanchez, a Law Enforcement & Security Tactics student from Ayersville, and a Student Ambassador. Erin Betz, a Health Careers student from Pettisville and a Student Ambassador, gave the invocation.
      Shown above following the ceremony holding their plaques are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Ronald R. Burk; Brent Savage; Carole Wolfe; G. Michael Christman; Michael Kohl Sennett; and Jody (Hallett) Strahle. Absent from the photo is Shelly Wagner.
      Ronald R. Burk came to the Career Center from Tinora High School and enrolled in the Diesel Mechanics program from which he graduated in 1982. Ron is currently the owner/operator of Exceptional Motorcar in Defiance and lives in Defiance.
      Brent Savage enrolled at the Career Center from Hicksville High School, entered the Machine Shop program and graduated in 1972. He is an Engineering Administrator at Eaton Corporation in Auburn, Indiana and lives in Hicksville.
      Carole Wolfe retired as Guidance Counselor from the Career Center in 2004 but continues to be active as an Endowment Board Member, Williams County Retired Teacher Association and District 1 Director of the Ohio Retired Teachers. Carole was also instrumental in the start of the “Wall of Fame” at Four County seventeen years ago. Carole lives in Bryan.
      G. Michael Christman attended the Career Center from Hicksville High School and graduated in 1972 in the Drafting program. Michael is currently president/owner of Guardian Engineering in Wauseon where he lives.
      Michael Kohl Sennett came to the Career Center from Ayersville High School, entered the Computer Networking & Repair program and graduated in 2002. He is currently IP System Administrator at Buckeye Cable System in Toledo and lives in Toledo..
      Jody (Hallett) Strahle enrolled at the Career Center from Bryan High School and graduated in 1976 in the Clerical program. Jody is the Accounts Payable/Cashier at the Community Hospitals & Wellness Centers in Bryan where she lives.
      Shelly Wagner attended the Career Center from Edgerton High School, entered the Cosmetology program and graduated in 1983. She is currently the owner of the Hair Loft in Bryan and lives in Edgerton.
      A picture/plaque of each “Wall of Fame” and “Distinguished Service Award” recipient will be placed in the main entrance at Four County Career Center. A special “Thank You” is extended to all area businesses who continue to employ Career Center students and give them the opportunity to succeed. Nominations are now being accepted for next year’s “Wall of Fame” and “Distinguished Service Award.” Contact the Career Center at 419-267-3331 for nomination forms or visit the webside at www.fourcounty.net.


Public Safety Open House

Four County Career Center’s Adult Workforce Education Public Safety Division hosted an Open House at it’s newest location in the Arrowhead Business Park in Maumee. The “Four County Career Center - Arrowhead,” located at 1545 Holland Road, Suite D in Maumee is open and ready to meet the needs of the Toledo Metropolitan areas with the newest technology in fire and EMS education.

Four County Career Center - Arrowhead holds the “Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs” which is a National Accreditation. This allows them to offer training in the American Heart Association - BLS/Healthcare Provider; Advanced Cardiac Life Support; Pediatric Advanced Life Support; Pediatric Emergencies for Pre-hospital Providers; RN to Medic; and a Critical Care Training Program.

Shown above during the Open House are (LEFT TO RIGHT) Tom Samson, Arrowhead Administrative Director/Paramedic Program Director; Alex Hennessy, Public Safety Instructor; Jake Hoffman, Public Safety Instructor; Dan Frederick, Public Safety Coordinator; Scott Palmer, Arrowhead Office Manager; and Brian Baker, Career Center Board of Education member.

Call 800-589-3334 Ext. 2703 or check out the Four County Career Center’s website at www.fourcounty.net for more information on all the educational opportunities available.


October Students of the Month

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Adina Rhoads from Liberty Center High School as Student of the Month. Adina is the daughter of Robert and Rose Rhoads and is a senior in the Early Childhood Education program at the Career Center. Adina was nominated by her instructor, Mrs. Myers. She is a member of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America, the National Technical Honor Society, and the Career Center Honor Roll. After Adina graduates she plans on attending college to become a high school teacher.

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Jesse Branham from Edgerton High School as Student of the Month. Jesse is the son of Rex and Sherry Branham and is a senior in the Diesel Mechanics program at the Career Center. Jesse was nominated by the Job Placement Coordinator, Mrs. Cichocki. He is a member of FFA and is on the Career Center Honor Roll. Jesse is also a part of the Job Placement - Bridge program and receives class credit for working at Flegal Trucking in Edgerton. After Jesse graduates he plans to continue working as a diesel mechanic.

 

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Caitlin Meade from Hilltop High School as Student of the Month. Caitlin is the daughter of Carolyn Meade and is a junior in the Computer Networking & Repair program at the Career Center. Caitlin was nominated by her academic instructor, Ms. Sweet. She is a member of Skills USA, and Business Professionals of America. At Hilltop High School she is a member of the drama club. After Caitlin graduates she plans on attending college in computer networking.

 

 

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Jessica Suboski from Hilltop High School as Student of the Month. Jessica is the daughter of Donna Briskey and Brian Suboski and is a senior in the Health Careers program at the Career Center. Jessica was nominated by her instructor, Mrs. Hill. She is a member of Health Occupations Students of America and the Career Center Honor Roll. At Hilltop High School she is a member of the softball team. After Jessica graduates she plans on attending college to become a paramedic.

 

 

 

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Kyri Buchanan from Hilltop High School as Student of the Month. Kyri is the daughter of Chris and Chrissy Layman and is a senior in the Interior Design program at the Career Center. Kyri was nominated by her instructor, Mrs. Hall. She is a member of Family, Career & Community Leaders of America. After Kyri graduates she plans on attending college for graphic design.

 

 

 

 

 

Four County Career Center is pleased to announce Samuel Friesen from Bryan High School as Student of the Month. Samuel is the son of Kevin and Michelle Friesen and is a senior in the Auto Collision Repair program at the Career Center. Samuel was nominated by his instructor, Mr. Hootman. He is a member of Skills USA. After Samuel graduates he plans to continue working in auto body.

 

 

Students who achieve this recognition throughout the 2014-2015 school year are honored with a certificate of recognition.


2014-2015 Senior Student Council

Four County Career Center has selected seniors to the 2014-2015 Student Council. Student Council sponsors the school-wide blood drives, Christmas For Kids fund raiser, the Spring dance, and the paper recycling program at the Career Center. Students include (FRONT - LEFT TO RIGHT) Phoebe Burke, Floriculture (Napoleon); Jolyssa Tedrow, Veterinarian Assistant (Delta); President - Naomi Diaz, Interior Design (Stryker); Vice-President - Samantha Burdine, Law Enforcement & Security Tactics (Hilltop); Lindsey White, Veterinarian Assistant; Paper Recycling Crew Co-Leader - Jordan Neumann, Early Childhood Education (Hicksville); Paper Recycling Crew Co-Leader - James Perry, Law Enforcement & Security Tactics (Stryker); Melina Garcia, Interior Design (Defiance); Erika Reyes, Interior Design (Defiance); Cameron Duke, Computer Design/3D Modeling (Bryan); Danielle Liechty, Work Transition (Holgate); (BACK - LEFT TO RIGHT) Reiley Smith, Medical Office Technologies (Holgate); Paige Robeson, Heatlh Carrers (Napoleon); Erin Marshall, Health Careers (Fairview); Delvan Kittle, Auto Collision Repair (Fairview); Jeffery Sparks, Computer Networking & Repair; Bailey Collins, Fire & Rescue (Fairview); Job Knepper, Industrial Services (Napoleon); Austin Anaya, Industrial Services (Napoleon); and Makenzy Huffman-Bowers, Fire & Rescue (Bryan). Student Council Advisor is Angela Ballard, Vocational Special Education Coordinator.