Building a Better Future

By | July 6th, 2017|Article|

Presented by the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) and Build Your Future (BYF), the 3rd Annual I BUILT THIS video contest is now open. According to BYF’s Ashleigh Potuznik, the contest was designed to provide aspiring craft professionals and their instructors an opportunity to showcase “outstanding construction projects and designs.” “We established [...]

CTE student is Harvard Bound

By | June 6th, 2017|Article|

While some in society still view Career and Technical Education with skepticism, students are using it as a springboard for success, including Salem High School Senior Amanda Maille who has punched her ticket to Harvard. She is also class Valedictorian and will make her speech at graduation on Friday, June 9, although she deflects any [...]

For Art’s Sake

By | May 24th, 2017|Article|

On Thursday, May 11, more than 50 people attended an Art Show at Seacoast School of Technology (SST) in Exeter. Organized by seniors Alice “Doc” Rimkunas Nickerson and Kayleigh Lemire, who are in the Digital Media Arts program at SST, the show featured the work of students from all 12 programs offered at the school. [...]

Students go “Wild” for Hair at CRTC

By | May 16th, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|

On Friday, May 5, the Concord Regional Technical Center (CRTC) held its 6th Annual Hair Fashion Show & Competition at Concord High School. In total, 37 students competed with representation from Concord Regional Technical Center, Cheshire Career Center, Sugar River Valley Regional Tech and Nashua North. The theme for this year’s event was A Day [...]

“Growing” STEM in Milford

By | May 2nd, 2017|Article|

Recently, Milford High School & Applied Technology Center held its fifth STEM event for 4th and 5th grade students and parents, but the real story is what has taken place behind the scenes in recent years. According to Frank Xydias, high school engineering teacher at Milford High School, the concept of these “STEM Nights” all [...]

Career Fair Expected to Draw a Big Crowd

By | April 12th, 2017|Article|

On April 13, approximately 300 people are expected to attend the 2nd Annual Career Fair, which this year will also include the general public in addition to students. 20 vendors will be in attendance. According to Pinkerton Academy’s Manager of Career Services, Doug Cullen, the purpose behind the fair is two-fold. It provides younger high [...]

Insurance Careers Month Highlights Strong Job Outlook

By | March 25th, 2017|Article|

In February, the NH Insurance Department along with several insurance professional groups promoted the Insurance Industry as a career choice. According to Fran DeCinto, Director of Planning and Personnel at the NH Insurance Department, referred to the job outlook for careers in the insurance industry as “fantastic.” “By 2020, the industry will create more than [...]

Students Take their “Cuts” at Gold

By | March 21st, 2017|Article, Uncategorized|

Braving blustery elements at the University of New Hampshire on March 11, several dozen students from 7 high schools came together to compete at the NH State ProStart Competition. The stakes were high, as the winner represents the state at the National ProStart Competition in South Carolina in April, while individuals on each of the [...]

Culinary Students Ready to go “Pro” at State Competition

By | March 7th, 2017|Article, Culinary Arts|

On March 11 at the University of New Hampshire, 7 high school teams will compete at the NH State ProStart Competition with the opportunity to represent NH at the National ProStart Competition in South Carolina in April. At the state competition, participating teams will demonstrate their respective creative abilities through the preparation of a three-course [...]

Pathways to Success

By | February 27th, 2017|Article|

As part of its 65 by 25 initiative, which seeks to ensure that 65 percent of adults 25 and older in New Hampshire will have some form of post-secondary education by 2025, the Community College System of NH (CCSNH) is launching two interrelated initiatives. Known as Purpose First and 15 to Finish, these initiatives will [...]