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Skills USA National Leadership and Skills Conference

 

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Sanford Regional Technical Center

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Calendar icon July 9, 2014

Submitted by Lynne Signore, SRTC Health Occupations Instructor and Skills USA Co-Advisor:

During the wee hours of the morning on Sunday, June 22nd Tim Fecteau (Skills USA Co-Advisor), Sam Fecteau, Joey Gardner, Ian Kelly and Bailee Robichaud (from Presque Isle) and I headed off for the 50th Annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City! We met former SRTC program completers Ina and Emilio Rijo and a competitor from YCCC, Matthew Francois there for an exciting...

 

MAKING A DIFFERENCE, SECURING THEIR FUTURE: Lake Region's CNA Program Trains and Prepares Students for Health Care Careers

 

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Lake Region Vocational Center

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Calendar icon July 7, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: Events, News, and Student Success

Ten students from sending schools, Lake Region High School, Sacopee Valley High School and Fryeburg Academy, received their Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certificates from the Maine State Board of Nursing in May 2014.

Health Occupations is a one year program which includes learning about patient care and safety, nursing ethics, medical terminology and medical technology. Instruction takes place in an up-to-date and well-equipped classroom with practicums at both Bridgton Health Care...

 

SCRTC Student Receives National SkillsUSA Medal

 

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St. Croix Regional Technical Center

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Calendar icon June 30, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News and Student Success

Quinn Sluzenski, Computer Electronics student at the St. Croix Regional Technical Center, competed last week in the SkillsUSA National Competitions in Kansas City. After successfully advancing to the second round in the Prepared Speech competition, Quinn was awarded the Bronze Medal! SCRTC would like to congratulate Quinn on her outstanding accomplishment. We are very proud of her!

 

Ford AAA National 3rd Place 2014

 

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Portland Arts & Technology High School

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Calendar icon June 23, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News and Student Success

Kolbe Clifford of Casco Bay and David Dutton of Cape Elizabeth claimed third place at the 65th Annual National Champion at the Ford/AAA Student Auto Skills National Finals at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan! 

 

Students were graded on quality repair workmanship and safety, combined with the results of a written examination taken previously.

 

Congratulations gentlemen! 

 

Region Two MELMAC Initiative College Goodie Basket Winner - Cheyenne Raymond

 

Posted from:
Region Two School of Applied Technology

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Calendar icon June 18, 2014

Cheyenne Raymond, an Early Childhood Education student, was the lucky winner of the Region Two MELMAC Initiative College Goodie Basket, awarded for putting her college acceptance letter into a drawing for the basket. The Goodie basket included personal care items, school supplies, and snacks to help with the transition to college life. All items were packed into a laundry basket, which will be helpful to Cheyenne for weekend trips home from NMCC. She is a member of the Houlton Band of...

 

Region Two MELMAC Initiative Creates Opportunity for CTE Students’ Industry Visits

 

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Region Two School of Applied Technology

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Calendar icon June 18, 2014

MELMAC Initiative Creates Opportunity for CTE Students’ Industry Visits

Region Two students visited two industries, last month, as part of their MELMAC Initiative to aspire students to take advantage of post-secondary education and industry opportunities in their Career and Technical Education (CTE) trades.

An eclectic blend of Forestry, Welding and Auto Body students were accompanied by Instructors on a tour of Louisiana Pacific (L.P.) in New Limerick and welcomed by Human Resources...

 

Emily McAfee Region Two’s CTE “Student of the Year”

 

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Region Two School of Applied Technology

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Calendar icon June 18, 2014

McAfee Region Two’s CTE “Student of the Year”

Emily McAfee was named Region Two’s CTE (Career and Technical Education) “Student of the Year” and participated in a dinner ceremony in Lewiston sponsored by MACTE (Maine Association of Career and Technical Education), an association of the state’s twenty-seven CTE Directors.

Region Two Early Childhood Education Instructor, Alison Reece, wrote of her nominee, “Emily has been a student in the Early Childhood Education Program...

 

FIRE SCIENCE STUDENTS PASS STATE PRACTICAL END TESTS

 

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Lake Region Vocational Center

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Calendar icon June 13, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: News and Student Success

Wearing full turnout gear with air packs, Evan Armington, Chance Gallant and Shaun Loreng passed their State Practical End Tests. They climbed ladders, worked on roofs, crawled on floors in a training building, rolled, packed and deployed hoses. They donned Haz-Mat suits, tied knots, flowed foam at a simulated fire, demonstrated inspection skills and showed how they "take and relinqish command at situation".  Instructor Rick Shepard is "very happy and proud of a very successful first year"....

 

Auto Tech Drag Race

 

Posted from:
Region 11, Oxford Hills Technical School

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Calendar icon June 10, 2014      Categories icon Read more in: Events, News, and Student Success

The 2014 Automotive Technology classes all participated in rebuilding a '36 Chevy Street Rod and a '78 Ford F-150 2-wheel drive truck.  The Automotive Drivetrains class rebuilt the engine on the '78 Ford and the rear axles on both vehicles while the Auto Tech 1-3 classes worked on the brakes, electrical systems, etc.

After working all year on these projects, they coordinated with Oxford Plains Dragway in order to have the instructors drag race the two vehicles.  To see the results, please...

 

The Engineering, Architecture, and Drafting Program Thanks Supporters

 

Posted from:
Biddeford Regional Center of Technology

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Calendar icon June 9, 2014



The Engineering, Architecture, and Drafting program would like to thank all of the local Engineering and Architecture businesses that contributed to our program. Job shadows this year included: Pratt and Whitney (Chipper Trottier), City of Biddeford Planning Engineers (Josh McCauley), WBRC Engineers and Architects (Nik Lemieux, Garrett Dube, and Sam Bernard), Becker Structural Engineers (Connor Bouffard), Wright-Pierce Engineering (Will Durkin), Thermo Fisher Scientific (Quinn Campbell,...

 
 
 
 

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