Monday, April 21, 2014
L->R: Kelsey Gugel, Brooke Napolitano, and Shayleigh Pugh are all smiles after placing in the Top 10 at the FEA National Leadership Conference
MINNEAPOLIS- Students in the Ohio Hi-Point chapter of the Future Educators Association competed at the National FEA Leadership Conference in Minneapolis, MN earlier this month.
Kelsey Gugel, Brooke Napolitano, and Shayleigh Pugh represented Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Teaching Professions in the Service Learning Project Presentation, achieving a top ten placement in the nation.
Competing against 34 other states, the team described how teachers use service learning to meet standards and student achievement goals. They described three of the projects students completed and then used “backwards planning” to align the activities with the Teaching Professions standards.
Service projects included the Military Appreciation Boards, which are being developed at Marysville, Graham and Urbana High School. They also explained the fundraiser for supplies for the Hope Center and the Teacher Resource Room at Marysville High School.
In addition to the competition, the members also participated in a number of valuable presentations on best teaching practices and featured speakers, such as Jeff Charbonneau, the National Teacher of the Year.
The Ohio Hi-Point FEA students are part of the Teaching Professions satellite program at Marysville High School. The satellite program is a partnership between the career center and the partner districts to bring career-technical education to high school students in the partner high schools.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Aviation students enrolled at the Ohio Hi-Point Career Center soared to the top in the 2014 Sinclair Tech Prep Showcase competition on April 11 at Sinclair Community College.
Ohio Hi-Point’s students competed in the Transportation-Aviation Occupations division of the Showcase. The students were challenged to identify a problem related to aviation and create a project consisting of research, work-based learning, technical skills and presentation skills.
The Aviation Maintenance team as well as the Aviation Occupations team took first place at the Showcase.
The Aviation Maintenance team consisted of Brandon White (Urbana), Robert Keller (Urbana) and Greg Churchill (Marysville).
Chase Abbey (Urbana), John Huddy (Marysville) and Chris Buschur (West Liberty-Salem) made up the Aviation Occupations team.
An additional Aviation Maintenance team, consisting of Austin Pitts (Urbana), Josh Baum (home school), Nathan Reed (Graham) and Brad Larkin (Marysville) placed second.
The Ohio Hi-Point Aviation Occupations satellite program is housed at Grimes Airfield in Urbana.
COLUMBUS, Ohio- Sixteen Ohio Hi-Point Career Center Health Technology students will be attending the HOSA National Leadership Conference this June in Orlando, Florida as competitors and elected officers. Students enrolled in the Health Technology program on Ohio Hi-Point’s main campus in Bellefontaine, as well as the students enrolled in the Health Technology satellite program in… Read full post
Mike Kouse, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s Electronics Engineering instructor, was recognized as a recipient of the 2014 Excellence in Teaching award by the Bellefontaine Rotary during the 22nd annual Excellence in Teaching Awards luncheon. The Excellence in Teaching award honors three educators in Logan county grades pre-K through twelve who improve student achievement in and… Read full post
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center inducted the career center’s largest class into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) this week, welcoming 38 students into the society. NTHS is an organization devoted to the recognition of student achievement in career and technical education. Members of NTHS hold seven attributes: skill, honesty, service, responsibility, scholarship, citizenship and… Read full post
The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recently announced the career center’s Superintendent’s List, Honor Roll and half-day Honor Roll for the third nine weeks. To be eligible for the Superintendent’s List students must receive all A’s, while Honor Roll students must receive letter grades of B or better. The Superintendent’s List recipients are as follows:… Read full post
FORT COLLINS, Colorado- Students enrolled in the Outdoor Careers program at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center recently placed second out of sixty teams in the Hardscape Install competition at the 38th Annual PLANET Student Career Days in Fort Collins, Co. The team, consisting of Austin Neeley (Benjamin Logan High School) and Kaleb Gullett (Upper Scioto Valley… Read full post
Ohio Hi-Point Career Center welcomed over 150 people Friday night for the career center’s annual Who’s Got Talent competition. The competition, a fundraiser for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), featured 12 performers from Ohio Hi-Point as well as the school’s partner districts. The event raised over $1,000 for the JDRF through ticket and food… Read full post
COLUMBUS, Ohio- The 2014 Ohio Business Professionals of America (BPA) Conference welcomed students from across the state on March 13 to compete in 60 events in five career pathways. Five Ohio Hi-Point main campus and satellite students advanced to the National Leadership Conference, “Accelerate Your Future,” in Indianapolis, IN. Students from Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s… Read full post
XENIA, Oh- Five Ohio Hi-Point Career Center students advanced to the SkillsUSA State competition after placing in the top three at the Southwest Regional SkillsUSA competition at Greene County Career Center Saturday, March 8. Printing and Graphic Arts students Kayla Snyder, Dylan Mullet and Chelsea Myers placed second in the Promotional Bulletin Board competition. Nick… Read full post