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  • __Joshua Dixon Has Fairy Tale Reunion March 22, 2017

    Second grade students at Joshua Dixon Elementary School became a cast of characters for their Fairy Tale Reunion! As part of a culminating activity, the students have been studying how to determine if a story is a fairy tale and identifying traits of the various characters.
    At the Fairy Tale Reunion, students dressed as their favorite character and created a reunion name badge displaying their character’s name and traits. They presented their projects to the student body. Students spent the remainder of the day completing Fairy Tale based STEM activities.

  • __Men of Honor March 22, 2017

    Have you ever experienced the sinking feeling of losing something of great value? Have you hoped against hope that an honest person would be the one to find it?
    A recent shopper to the Ross Park Mall can answer yes to both question.
    He/she left their activated debit card in an ATM machine, but the story has a happy ending. Jaylen Westbrook, Howland, and Marcus Lowe, Brookfield, are students enrolled in the Marketing program at the TCTC. They were visiting the mall as part of program field trip. They found the debit card and returned it to a bank that was located nearby.
    The bank manager was impressed with their honesty. He told their instructor, Michelle Plakosh, she should be proud to have such great young people in her class. Upon hearing the names of the students, Plakosh was not surprised. She said both of the students are gentlemen who are a credit to their parents.
    Character is defined as who we are when no one’s looking. Jaylen Westbrook and Marcus Lowe have this virtue in abundance. Students of their caliber make the TCTC a better place.

  • __MCCTC Hosts BPA Region 11 Awards Ceremony and Banquet March 22, 2017

    More than 180 students gathered in the Joyce Brooks Center at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center to celebrate the Business Professionals of America (BPA) Region 11 winners. Information Technology students from Ashtabula, Columbiana, Trumbull and Mahoning County Career and Technical Centers all came together for the awards ceremony and banquet.
    Awards were given in Financial Services, Business Administration Services, Management Information Systems, Digital Communication and Design and Management, Marketing and Communication.
    Information Technology Instructor and BPA Advisor Helen Slack and 15 of her students from the MCCTC have qualified for the State competition and they will be attending the BPA State Leadership Conference in Columbus on March 16th and 17th.
    The Business Professional of America, Ohio Association, is a career-technical student organization consisting of 19 regions located throughout Ohio. Each region has a student leadership team that, with the assistance of advisers, sets the direction for its region.

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