Archive for the ‘Student Ambassadors’ Category

Kelsey Webb 

Business students advance to Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Eleven Riverside High School students enrolled in the Ohio Hi-Point Business and Media Arts satellite program competed at the Business Professionals of America (BPA) State Leadership Conference in March. Four advanced to the national competition.

National qualifiers (left to right): Helena Faulder, Monica Hurley, Hunter Kreglow and Philip Corwin

Philip Corwin placed first in state in Banking and Finance; Helena Faluder placed second in state in Keyboarding Production; Hunter Kreglow placed third in state in Interviewing Skills; and Monica Hurley placed fifth in state in Fundamental Desktop Publishing.

Four students received the prestigious Torch Award. The Torch Award focuses on leadership, service, cooperation, knowledge, friendship, love, hope, faith and patriotism. Tanner Lane, Lindsey Hall, Jasmine Bryant and Christian Downing were four of the 88 Ohio BPA students who received the honor. ​After completing a series of activities, the students log the activities in an online Torch Resume.

Tanner Lane, Lindsey Hall and Jasmine Bryant will be traveling to Anaheim to be awarded their National Ambassador Torch Award

The National Ambassador Torch Award is given at the national level and requires 70 points in each Torch category. An Ambassador is defined as “a diplomatic official of the highest rank appointed and accredited as representative of the organization.”

The advancing Riverside/Ohio Hi-Point BPA students will join over 5,000 other delegates from across the nation at the Business Professionals of America National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, CA, May 6- May 10, 2015.


Kelsey Webb 

OHP hosts Dr. Earl Sloan reception

The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s students and staff had an opportunity to thank a vital supporter of the career center, The Sloan Foundation, during a celebration for the late Dr. Earl Sloan.

The annual event, which was held in the Sloan Inn on Wednesday afternoon, was attended by Sloan Trustees to hear students talk about preparing for career success with the equipment provided by the Sloan Foundation.

Student speakers included Jordan Erevia (Multimedia Marketing, Benjamin Logan), Jordan Craig (Professional Turf and Landscaping, Benjamin Logan) and Dixon Shapiro (Electronics Engineering, Marysville).

Electronics Engineering students, Dixon Shapiro, speaks to the Sloan Foundation.

Printing and Graphics students Zack Prater (Benjamin Logan) and Kayla Snyder (Marysville) showcased an augmented reality presentation to the trustees while Multimedia Marketing students Jordan Erevia and Andrew Felty (Benjamin Logan) produced a video showcasing multiple labs with advanced technology made possible by the Sloan Foundation.

Special guest, Ted Bunn, Managing Director at Atlantic Trust, spoke to staff and students saying, “Students allow the legacy of Dr. Earl Sloan to continue. They are the inspiration face to the work we do when we hear and watch students work with robots, programming and cutting-edge technology to have a leg-up in the workforce.”

Ted Bunn, Managing Director at Atlantic Trust, said students were "the inspiration face behind the work we do."

The support of the Trustees has pushed Ohio Hi-Point to the front lines of advanced technology; providing robots, programming, medical equipment, digital technology and much more to students who attend Ohio Hi-Point from 14 partner schools.

Dr. Earl Sloan, in his Last Will and Testament, established the Sloan Foundation in 1920. Sloan listed the Trustees to establish and maintain a school for teaching trade education to students in Logan County.

To date, the Sloan Foundation has given over seven million dollars to benefit students in Logan County.

Auto Collision instructor, Bob Newland, speaks to a member of the Sloan Foundation.


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Ohio Hi-Point honors class of 2013 at convocation ceremony

BELLEFONTAINE- The Ohio Hi-Point Career Center honored 242 high school seniors during the annual convocation ceremonies Wednesday evening. The ceremony, which celebrates students who completed the career-technical programs from OHP’s 14 partner school districts, was held at the Bellefontaine campus just below Campbell Hill. “Dream big,” remarked Superintendent Jeff Price, “write down your goals, verbalize… Read full post »

Low advances to SkillsUSA National Championships

COLUMBUS, Ohio- The 2013 Ohio SkillsUSA Conference welcomed over 2,000 career and technical students from all across Ohio to compete in 95 different contests. Colton Low, a senior in the Electronics program at Ohio Hi-Point Career Center, advanced to the SkillsUSA National Championships after claiming gold in Prepared Speech. Low’s winning speech focused on how… Read full post »

Hi-Point inducts new members to NTHS

Ohio Hi-Point welcomed the career center’s largest National Technical Honor Society class this week, inducting 36 students into NTHS. 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 leadership. “This is a phenomenal group of… Read full post »

OHP’s Carrig receives Excellence in Teaching award

Tom Carrig, Ohio Hi-Point Career Center’s Printing and Graphic Arts instructor, was recognized as a recipient of the 2013 Excellence in Teaching award by the Bellefontaine Rotary at the annual Awards Ceremony luncheon. The Excellence in Teaching award honors three educators in Logan county grades pre-K through twelve who improve student achievement in and outside… Read full post »

Ohio Hi-Point main campus announces third nine weeks Superintendent’s List, Honor Roll

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. Twenty-three students earned Superintendent’s List and 125 students earned Honor Roll. To be eligible for the Superintendent’s List students must receive all A’s, while Honor Roll students must receive letter grades of B… Read full post »

Students advance to SkillsUSA State Championships

- Four students from Ohio Hi-Point Career Center will compete at the SkillsUSA State Championships after qualifying at the Southwest Regional Competition this past weekend. Colton Low, an Electronics senior from Bellefontaine High School, took home top honors as he placed first in the Prepared Speaking contest. Anderson Johnson, and Architectural and Mechanical Design student… Read full post »

Lead Ambassadors thank police and firemen with random act of kindness

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