SHCTC Homeland Security Students participate in various Fire Safety Week Events
Students in Chief Alex Johnson's Homeland Security Shop were able to help with fire safety presentations at the Port Allegany Elementary School on Wednesday, October 6th and walked with Kindergarten students to the Port Allegany Firehall on Friday, October 8th. They also taught students school wide at SHCTC how to properly use fire extinguishers. The SHCTC is very proud of the Community Service efforts our programs engage in throughout the year!
McKenzie Hurd has been selected as Seneca Highlands CTC Student of the Week
She is in the Early Childhood Education program at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center. McKenzie is a Junior enrolled at Coudersport Jr./ Sr. High School. Upon graduation, McKenzie would like to be a preschool teacher or a classroom aide.
Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center’s Esports Team Celebrates First Victory
Pennsylvania College of Technology visits SHCTC
Students enrolled in Dual Enrollment classes through Penn College Now, as well as any students interested, attended a presentation provided by Marcus Kernan, Admissions Counselor, from Penn Tech College on Thursday.
Marcus gave them information on the programs Penn Tech offers, the admissions process, and campus life. He also was available to answer questions any students may have had.
Camerynn Stambaugh has been selected as the Seneca Highlands CTC Student of the Week
Camerynn is a second year Health Assistant student and Port Allegany junior whose future plans include attending an RN program and eventually becoming a Nurse Midwife. She is a member of the Student Committee as well as the Safety Committee. She will be completing the nurse aide training course this year.
She excels in her academic endeavors by participating in classroom discussions, timely submission of all assignments, and excellent test scores. She is a leader in the classroom through assistance in lab skills, classroom, and community activities. She also enjoys assisting and encouraging others to perfect their skills.
Outside of school, Camerynnn enjoys the outdoors such as four wheeling, sports, and spending time with family and friends.
Mikya Stake has been selected as the Seneca Highlands CTC Student of the Week
Mikya is a second year student in the Homeland Security program at the CTC. Mikya sets a terrific example for her peers in and out of the classroom.
Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center Fields the Area’s First Esports Team the “Screaming Eagles”
Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center Receives Grant to Expand Transformative High School Engineering Program from Project Lead The Way
PLTW’s programs will provide hands-on, interdisciplinary STEM-based curriculum that uniquely prepares students for life beyond the classroom.
Mr. B and his student nominators: Corinna Wood (SASD) and Owen Peterson (KASD)
SHCTC Instructor Wins Teacher Appreciation Award
This month Mr. Bryant, the Networking and Security instructor at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center, received a special surprise. Based on nominations from his students, “Mr. B” was shipped a teacher appreciation package from the TestOut corporation. Mr. Bryant is completing his 23rd year as an educator and has been with the CTC since 2017. The company’s press release follows.
Hunter, Garrett, Kaden, Alex, and Trenton
Anthony and Darci
Seneca Highlands CTC Students Earn Multiple Certifications/College Credits
Seneca Highlands Career & Technical Center Homeland Security Students Participate in Training at Smethport Fire School
Students from the Seneca Highlands Career & Technical Center, accompanied by their instructor, Mr. Alex Johnson, had the opportunity to visit the Smethport Fire School last week.
This hands-on learning experience allowed students to gain valuable experience and skills practice while participating in a hands-on learning opportunity.
Seneca Highlands Career & Technical Center Annual Healthy Lifestyles Fair 2021
Community Members Interview Seniors at Seneca Highlands Career & Technical Center
A HUGE shout-out and Thank you goes out to the above mentioned community members for taking time out of their day to complete mock interviews with the seniors here at SHCTC.
This was a great opportunity for our students to interact with community members and get an idea of what may be asked of them upon entering the workforce.
Students were to be prepared with their digital portfolios, appropriate dress, and be ready for interview questions related to their employability.
The interviewees were then given feedback on how their interview went and provided with suggestions for strengths and improvements.
Lunch was prepared and served by the students in the Culinary Arts Program.
Dakota & Mr. Naylor
Student of the Week- April 26th
Dakota Silsby from Northern Potter shown with the Heavy Equipment Instructor, Mr. Joe Naylor.
Juniors from the SHCTC Health Assistant Program Tour JCC Cattaraugus Campus
Second year students from Mrs. Barth's Health Assistant Program, along with Ms. Jones, SHCTC Career Mentor, toured the JCC Cattaraugus Campus on Thursday, May 6th.
They sat through a presentation given by the JCC Nursing Program Instructors. The group was able to see the hi- tech state of the art labs where Nursing students complete simulations while practicing their skills.
The students and instructors at SHCTC thank JCC Cattaraugus for the opportunity to explore the Nursing program at your campus!
SHCTC Students Tour Gannon’s Cybersecurity Facility
Mr. Bryant is seeking motivated, high school students to join his shop for the 2021-2022 school year. Please contact him at email@example.com or your guidance counselor for more information.
SHCTC Announces Winners of the 20/21 Digital Portfolio Contest
Front: Elizabeth, Mikya, Makayla, Ethan
Back: Ricky, Brynn, James
Maya, Brian, Faith
Congratulations to all our winners!
National Technical Honor Society Ceremony Held at
Seneca Highlands Career & Technical Center
AM Group: Garrett Johnson (11, PASD), Logan Irwin (12, CCSD), Hunter Beck (12, GASD), Kristopher Herbert (10, PASD), Bryce Skinner (10, PASD), Kaden Silvis (11, OESD). Not Pictured: Icie “Elizabeth” Vito (12, KASD), Trenton Smith (11, KASD), Trent Bundy (11, KASD), Justice Causer (10, KASD), Mery Ault (10, PASD), Alexander Evens (12, PASD).
PM Group: Darci Meacham (12, CASD), Zachary Keech (11, SASD), Wesley Jacoby (10, NPSD), Corinna Wood (11, SASD), Jacob Hoch (11, SASD), Keegen Watson (10, SASD), Reed Powers (12, CASD), Anthony “AJ” Herring (10, NPSD), Nicholas Cummings (11, SASD), Charles Clancy (10, AASD). Not Pictured: Steven Schuster (10, CASD), Gabriella Salamone (10, CASD).
Seneca Highlands CTC Students Earn Cisco Cyber Security Credentials
Student of the Week- April 12th
SHCTC Students finally able to participate in their Annual Holiday Party.
Students were treated to pizza, chicken, subs, and soda as part of the festivities that are normally held at Christmas time but were postponed this year due to Covid.
The SHCTC Student Committee pays for the food to be provided by Fox's Pizza of Port Allegany, and Eddie's on Main.
Student of the Week- March 29th
Samantha York a senior from Otto-Eldred is the Seneca Highlands CTC's Student of the Week.
Sam is a third year student in the Culinary Art's program at the CTC, she has just finished and passed her NOCTI exam.
Check out what's been going on in the SHCTC Networking Classroom!
Students the Building Construction Occupations shop continue to build a pavilion on school grounds.
The Early Childhood Education class enjoyed some fresh air while completing class activities.
Student of the Week- March 22nd
Faith Miller is student of the week at the Seneca Highlands Career and Tech Center . A sophomore from Smethport, she competes in cross country and track, and is also a black belt in Tae Kwon Do.
This year, Faith has earned her CPR , Stop the Bleed, Fire Extinguisher and OSHA 10 certificates.
Her future plans are to become a Registered Nurse. Faith is also a member of the National Honor Society . She is involved in community service projects through the honor society and through her church at Hilltop Baptist Church.
St. Patrick's Day 2021
Student of the Week- March 15th
Seneca Highlands CTC Student Earns Industry Certification
Are you interested in learning at the SHCTC?!
The Networking and Security Shop at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center is seeking motivated students (next year's 10th-12th graders) for the 2021-2022 school year.
Please direct any questions about the shop to Mr. Bryant or see your guidance office for more information. (firstname.lastname@example.org, +18146422573).
Student of Week- March 1st
It is with great pleasure that we name Trenton Smith (Grade 11, Kane ASD) as the Networking and Security Student of the Week. Trenton has shown diligence and quiet leadership this semester. His academic and lab performance is an example for others.
Trenton has achieved his industry-recognized PC Pro Certification and is on his way to completing his second college class offered at the CTC: Introduction to Gaming and Simulation.
Seneca Highlands CTC Students Earn Industry Certifications
The certificates each come with a $1000 employment guarantee ensuring the examined skills are workforce-ready.
For more information on the Networking and Security program, feel free to contact Mr. Bryant at email@example.com or (814) 642-2573. For more information on the benefits of the industry certifications, go to http://www.testout.com/certification/benefits.
SHCTC Culinary Students & Eldred UMC Meeting God & Missions Group Joint Community Service Project
Students in Chef Farmelo's Culinary Shop at the Career and Technical Center teamed up with the Eldred United Methodist Church Missions Group to provide 20 meals to the residents' of the Jenny L. Housing Complex.
On the menu was:
Bread & Butter
Fruit Danish Dessert
SHCTC Students Teach Virtually
First year Early Childhood Education students at the Seneca Highlands Career and Technical Center taught virtually to students in Olean, New York, at Southern Tier Catholic School on February 23, 2021.
Lesson plans were designed by the CTC pupils around the theme of Black History Month. Activities were challenging to teach online according to many of the students, but it was rewarding to work with the STCS pupils and teachers to gain experience and evidence for our portfolios.
Thank you to Beth Ann Owens, Sarah Wheaton, and Amber Hanophy from Southern Tier Catholic School for their patience, kindness, and their students for their participation!!
SHCTC Student, Jordan Glover, Nominated as Presidential Scholar for Career & Technical Education
Student of the Week- Feb. 22nd
Student of the Week- Feb. 15th
Blaine Moses, a first year student from Port Allegany. He is a model student that always has his work done on-time. He has excellent concern with his work quality and accuracy and follows directions better than his classmates. Even as a first-year student, Blaine is a reliable student when it comes to completing challenging shop projects.
Mr. Brent Bryant, Networking & Security Instructor and Dr. Michele Moore, Executive Director of Potter County Education Council
SHCTC Networking & Security Instructor Receives Award
Student of the Week- Feb. 1st
Parker Howard is the Student of the Week for February 1, 2020. He is a student in the Building Construction class , and a senior of the Oswayo Valley High School. He has been enrolled in the BCO class for three years. Parker continues to want to learn more of the program and the trades that go with it. He has worked on numerous projects and always does his best at the CTC.
Corinna, Nic, and Ben
Seneca Highlands CTC Students Earn Industry Certifications
The certificates each come with a $1000 employment guarantee ensuring the examined skills are workforce-ready. For more information on the Networking and Security program, feel free to contact Mr. Bryant at firstname.lastname@example.org or (814) 642-2573. For more information on the benefits of the industry certifications, go to http://www.testout.com/certification/benefits.
CTC Student Nominated for The Congress of Future Medical Leaders
Student of the Week- Feb. 8th
Marshall Ebert, a 10th grader from Otto-Eldred,in the Automotive class is SHCTC Student of the Week. Marshall is a first year student that shows a high interest in the trade. He is willing to accept new challenges and work outside of his comfort zone. He is a leader among his peers and is very proactive in his learning.