Four hundred eighty-two seniors were awarded certificates along with other student achievements and Career Passports marking the end of their career and technical training during Four County Career Center’s 44th annual Recognition Day Ceremony with over 1,800 parents and guests in attendance.
Career and Technical Education Director Rick Bachman was Presiding Chairman of the ceremonies. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Bridget Spiess, Cosmetology (Archbold) accompanied by the Armed Services Recruiters and seniors enlisted in the armed services. Superintendent Tim Meister introduced Board of Education members. Guest speakers [emember_protected custom_msg=”Full content protected for online subscribers. Purchase a one week subscription from the top menu bar for just $1.99 to read all online content (full access). Longer subscription plans are also available. Subscriptions cover our costs to attend local events; bringing forth Hometown News Coverage to our communities.”]for the Recognition Day Program were senior students Lauren Krohn, Veterinarian Assistant (Evergreen); and Joshua Phillips, Auto Collision Repair (Hilltop). Closing remarks were given by Bridget Spiess.
Fifty students were named Outstanding Seniors for exemplary performance in their career and technical and academic programs and presented with award plaques by their department supervisors. The Ohio Department of Education Award of Merit was presented to seventy-two senior students. Awards and scholarship monies of over $625,000 to be used to further students’ education at community colleges and universities were also awarded during the ceremony.Students receiving awards … (LEFT TO RIGHT) Elisha Beck (Hilltop) Automotive Technologies.
Outstanding Student; Joshua Haynes (Hilltop) Auto Collision Repair – Outstanding Student; Hailey Curl (Edgerton) Health Careers – Outstanding Student; Brent Sines (Edgerton) Diesel Mechanics – Outstanding Student & Award of Merit; Jennifer Kowalis (Edon) Accounting & Business Management – Outstanding Student & Award of Merit; and Alexandria Durocher (Edon) Cosmetology – Outstanding Student & Award of Merit. Absent from the photo are Stephan Noggle (Hilltop) Chef Training – Award of Merit; and Brandon Willis (Hilltop) Law Enforcement & Security Tactics – Award of Merit.[/emember_protected]