Career-Technical Education Success Stories

The Office of Career-Technical Education at the Ohio Department of Education and the Ohio Association for Career and Technical Education (Ohio ACTE) chose 13 Class of 2015 Ohio Career-Tech Exemplars. The 13 were chosen from 251 nominations of graduating seniors enrolled in career-tech programs around the state. These are snapshots of their successes through Ohio career-tech education.


Nickolas Bates  Multiple certificates from Zane State College, Mid-East Career and Technology Centers (Zanesville), Buckeye Trail High School, Engineering and Manufacturing career fields



Joshua Blochowski    Penta Career Center (Perrysburg) and Maumee High School, Hospitality and Tourism Career Field


Tiffany Marie Cairl  Penta Career Center (Perrysburg) and Northwood High School, Law and Public Safety Career Field


Sarah Elisabeth Clem  Warren County Career Center (Lebanon) and Little Miami High School (Morrow), Education and Training Career Field


Jimmy Frank DeRosa III   Ft. Hayes Career Center (Columbus), Arts and Communication Career Field



Amanda Lively  Eastland Career Center and Groveport Madison High School, Business and Finance career fields


Kelsey Elisabeth McClure  Greenville High School,Transportation Systems Career Field


Jamie Penkava   Lorain County Joint Vocational School (Oberlin) and Firelands High School, Agriculture and Environmental Services Career Field


Mackenzie Marie Slicker   Washington High School (Massillon), Health Science Career


Amanda Jean Smith   Washington High School (Massillon), Human Services (Cosmetology) Career Field



Branden Smith  Barberton High School, Information Technology Career Field


Sabrina M. Smith  Scarlet Oaks Career Development Campus (Cincinnati) and Deer Park High School, Construction Technologies Career Field


Zachary Zigler  Marlington High School, Business/Finance career field

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