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Career Center students are constantly taking part in one-of-a-kind experiences and unique projects, achieving incredible results in state and national competitions, lending a helping hand to their community, and much more!
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March 19, 2015: Career Center FIRST Robotics Team Received District Engineering Inspiration Award
March 4, 2015: Annual Hair and Fashion Competition to Showcase Beauty Through the Ages
“This is such an exciting, fun and fantastic event for our students and audience,” said Career Center cosmetology instructor Ronda Applegate. “It not only allows our students to show their talents and creativity, but allows them to showcase the many skills and subjects they pursue through this program.”
February 26, 2015: Career Center Machining Students Excel During Regional SkillsUSA Competition
“Competitions like SkillsUSA give the students a chance to demonstrate their abilities in the field they have chosen to study,” said Joseph Lienhart, Precision Machining instructor at the Career Center. “I’m extremely proud to see our students demonstrate the industry skills and abilities they’ve learned in the program.
February 18, 2015: Target YOUR Success at the Annual Career Center Open House
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Announcing the JAC3 Early/Middle College! Jackson Manufacturers and Education to Unite for Student College and Career Opportunities
Beginning in fall of 2014, an exciting educational opportunity will be available to local high school students: a county-wide Early/Middle College, with a focus on manufacturing careers. JAMA and The Enterprise Group of Jackson have partnered with the Jackson Area Career Center, Jackson County ISD, and Jackson College on a new education program called the Jackson Area College and Career Connection Early/Middle College (“JAC3”).JAC3 is a unique, three-year learning program that creates a pathway to post-secondary and career success for its participants, without the familiar financial struggle or strain that often accompanies college costs.
|Recent Articles from the 2013-14 School Year Career Center Celebrates CTE Month|
Career Center Golden Knights Finish First at Raider Challenge Competition
Career Center Instructor Named JAMA's Educator of the Year
Career Center Students Win at FFA Regional Leadership Contest
Construction Student Receives JCCA Scholarship
"Co-opertition and Impressive Turnout Highlight End of the Year FIRST Robotics Events
FIRST Robotics Seeking New Members
FIRST Robotics Team Receives Gracious Professionalism Award
FFA Skills Competition
The Hour of Code: A Global Training Initiative
Golden Knights Win at Regional JROTC Competitions
Healthcare Tech Students Receive "Ultimate Lesson" From Wayne County Medical Examiner
HOSA Students Headed to Nationals
Jackson Area Career Center Students Win at BPA Regional Competition
JROTC to Celebrate Tenth Anniversary with Annual Golden Knights Military Ball
Programming Student Takes First Place at BPA Nationals
"Spice Up Your Future" at the Career Center's Fiesta Themed Open House
Student Success at BPA State Leadership Conference
"These Students are our Future" Co-Op Students Lands Full-time Job