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The students incorporated skills learned from their curriculum to complete this project. They utilized information and hands-on skills acquired in the following competency areas: basic automotive tools and operations, safety, steering and suspension, electrical/electronics, brakes, fuels systems, and engine performance. Students also gained important knowledge on the use of oxyacetylene torches, plasma cutting technology and welding and fabrication skills. This project involved efforts from the welding & fabrication program in addition to the auto program allowing the students to opportunity to work as a group and experience all aspects of the build.
Undertaking a project of this magnitude has not been an easy task; however it has given the students a sense of pride in their abilities and the opportunity to showcase their skills to their peers. The car was also displayed at the Clarion Mall in April, where the students were applauded by the community on the quality of their work.
Rotary Scholarship Awarded
Allied Health Science student Jeanna Showers accepts the Rotary District 7280 Scholarship from the Clarion Rotary President Jill Over. Congratulations Jeanna!
Students Inducted in Honor Society
The following students were inducted into the Career Center Honor Society recently. Please click here to view more photos
Full Time – Computer Networking Instructor
Career Center Donates to Cancer Center
Clarion County Career Center students recently presented a $1,000 donation check for the Clarion Cancer Center Radiation Oncology unit’s capital fund drive to Tracy Myers, Clarion Cancer Center Manager and Joe Grunenwald, co-chair of the capital fund drive. This drive, “Advancing Cancer Care Close to Home” is being done to re-establish radiation oncology services at the Clarion Cancer Center. This will allow Clarion area residents the ability to have radiation cancer treatments in Clarion instead of traveling to Seneca, DuBois or Kittanning.
The Career Center students and staff raised the donation funds by having Pink Out Days on the last school day of the week during October. Pink ribbon items such as bracelets, pins, bandanas, pink shoelaces, lollipops and cookies baked by Culinary students were sold each week. Cosmetology students sold pink feathers which were applied to a client’s hair. Students were encouraged to wear pink to show their support for Breast Cancer Awareness month.
Tracy Myers, Manager of the Cancer Center expressed her thanks to the students, “Thank you for making a difference! You made a choice to help cancer patients that live in this community and for that we commend you. When our patients see teenagers like you supporting them, they feel humbled by what you have done and it gives them encouragement.”
Director of the Clarion Hospital Foundation, John Stroup, was also on hand for the presentation. He expressed his gratitude to the students for giving back to their local community and helping their neighbors who may be fighting cancer.
Anyone interested in contributing to the “Advancing Cancer Care Close to Home” campaign should contact the Clarion Hospital Foundation at 226-1257.
CCCC Show Home
CCCC Float Places at ALF
Police Science Requesting Old Cell Phones
The Police Science class at the Clarion County Career Center is participating in a continuing fundraiser for Cell Phones for Soldiers, a non-profit organization. Local residents can support the collection by donating their unused cell phones at the Clarion County Career Center, 447 Career Road, Shippenville. The proceeds are used to purchase prepaid calling cards which are sent to troops serving overseas. Our goal is to collect 2012 phones. Thank you for supporting our troops!
COMPUTER NETWORKING TIME LAPSE
The mission of SOAR (Students Occupationally and Academically Ready) is to prepare students for college and careers in a diverse, high-performing workforce.
CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES
Mr. Leadbetter's Retirement Party
Bids invited on CCCC Home
Take a look at the interior of the 2012-2013 Home Project! The Career Center is accepting bids on this beautiful home built by Mr. Brian McNany's Construction Technology students. VIEW THE SPEC SHEET AND BID KIT. Please click here for photos of the students and various stages of the project. Also, here is a short time lapse video.
Students compete at Skills USA in Hershey
Students in photo are from L to R: Terry Wensel, Aaron Mercer, Clayton McNany, Chris Bellotti and Jake Strauser
Clarion County Career Center students who were awarded first place in the District 10 SkillsUSA competitions earlier this year traveled to the State-level contests held in Hershey, PA on April 3-5, 2013.
There were five Career Center students who competed: A-C Valley student Clayton McNany, Culinary Arts; Clarion Area students Aaron Mercer, Criminal Justice and Terry Wensel, Internetworking; Keystone student Jacob Strauser, Baking; North Clarion student Chris Bellotti, Auto Technology. The students were accompanied by Instructors Aaron Kline and Randy Shook.
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It provides quality experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. SkillsUSA builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work—high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also encourages involvement in community service.
Students of the Quarter AnnouncedMorning
First row: Madison Weichman-Cosmetology Styling Academy, Kaitlyn Reiser-Police Science, Shaun Rawson-Diesel Technology
Hayley Shirey-Allied Health Science
Standing: Russell Bishop-Welding & Fabrication, Lucas Zacherl-Computer Networking, Nathan Hubauer-Culinary Arts,
Aaron Barr-Construction Technology (winner of gift card), and Jacob Reid-Automotive Technology
Culinary Students Place in
CCCC Students and Staff are participating in the nationwide Pink Out in support of breast cancer awareness and research.
Our Mission is to educate students for success in an ever-changing society by promoting continual learning and responsible citizenship and fostering attitudes which are conductive to solving problems and communicating effectively.
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The Clarion County Career Center will not discriminate in its educational programs, activities or employment practices, based on race, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion, ancestry, union membership, creed, marital status, veteran’s status or any legally protected classification. Announcement of this policy is in accordance with state and federal laws, including Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. The Clarion County Career Center employees and participants who have an inquiry or complaint of harassment or discrimination, or who need information about accommodations for persons with disabilities, should contact the Affirmative Action Officer, Clarion County Career Center, 447 Career Lane, Shippenville, PA 16254, 814-226-4391