Each year, Medina County Career Center students participate in various career-technical competitions. This year, multiple students received national awards!
Angela Dobson, Landon Morris, and Cheyenne Nichols from Chef and Restaurant Management were named the second best team in the country by Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).
FCCLA is a nonprofit national career and technical student organization for students in family and consumer sciences education in public and private school through grade 12. The Chef and Restaurant Management career-technical major is instructed by Tony Stanislo.
Five students were awarded at HOSA’s Annual International Conference.
- Alyssa Eppolito, Diversified Medical Technologies – 2nd place in Personal Care
- Mariah Garrett, Vision Care – HOSA Happenings
- Irina Nagirnyak, Vision Care – HOSA Outstanding Chapter
- Jenna Saleker, Diversified Medical Technologies – Top 10 Personal Care
- Bethany Stefan, Diversified Medical Technologies – Top 10 Medical Reading
HOSA is an international student organization that promotes career opportunities in the health care industry to enhance the delivery of quality health care to all people. The Diversified Medical Technologies (DMT) career-technical major is instructed by Karen Hritz and Mary Ann McMahon. Amanda Peshek is the instructor for the Vision Care career-technical major.
Power Equipment Technology student, James Lanza, won a national gold medal and a Harley Davison motorcycle at this year’s SkillsUSA National Competition. This is the third Harley Davidson awarded to the Power Equipment Technology career-technical major.
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. Mike Juszczyk is the Power Equipment instructor.