Current Events


Spring Flower Sales

The KCCC Greenhouse will open on Monday April 14 for spring flower sales. Hours of operation are 8:30am – 2:30pm Mon – Fri.


Scholarship Deadline Dates

Scholarship application deadlines are rapidly approaching. Make sure you complete and turn in your applications before the deadline

Farm Bureau – 4/22/14

Rotary – 4/23/14

OSU Mansfield – 4/25/14

Retired Teachers – 4/25/14

Fredericktown Community – 4/29/14

DeVry – 5/1/14

Fredericktown Alumni – 5/1/14

Marion Tech – 5/1/14

Columbus State – 5/1/14

North Central State College – 5/2/14

Ivan Van Hyde Culinary – 5/5/14

Fish and Game – 5/5/14


One Million Dollars to KCCC!

On Friday January 31, The Knox County Career Center received a $1,000,000 donation from the Ariel Corporation for the purpose of re-tooling their Machine Manufacturing Lab.


Governor John Kasich, Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Richard Ross, local dignitaries, the KCCC School Board, staff and students were present to witness the generous donation made by Ariel CEO Karen Buchwald Wright.


A full story covering this event can be found in the Mount Vernon News, post date February 1. Visit Our Photo and Video Galleries to view highlights of the event.


2014 Culinary Affair with Pork Cook-Off

On Wed. Feb. 12 the Chef & Catering lab hosted the annual Pork Cook-Off. Culinary students from the Wayne County Career Center, Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center and KCCC were all invited to create an original pork recipe. Creators of the top 10 recipes were permitted to choose a student helper and were entered in the contest where they were given 1 ½ hours to follow provided recipes to create a full course meal. Teams competing from KCCC were: Jeanette Sayre & Aimee Emrisko, Lane Myers & Rebecca Yoder, Grant Scott & Ashlee Carder, Sarah Fink and Dylan Parker. Congratulations to Sarah and Dylan for placing 2nd! Visit the Photo Gallery on the Chef & Catering program page for pictures of the event.


2014 Business Professionals of America Regional Contest Results

On Friday Feb. 7, students from the Business &Finance Academy, Pre-Professional Mentorship, Digital Media & Software Development, and Computer Networking Technology labs competed in the Regional BPA contest. Congratulations to students as well as their Instructors; Tammy Klein, Nate Green, Peggy Pursel, and Dave Rashley on a job well done!

Click here for a list of contest winners


Fund Raiser

On Jan 24, the Business & Finance lab hosted a “Staff Auction”. Both students and faculty bid on items that were donated by faculty members. A total of $2,125.00 was raised to sponsor Science Teacher Lynn Swanson as she rides in Pelotonia. Pelotonia is an annual biking event held to raise money for cancer research. See our photo gallery for pictures of the event.



Mrs. Bercaw would like to congratulate the following students for placing in the top ten in the Northeast Ohio Pork Producers recipe contest.  Five vocational schools and over 100 students participated in the annual event.

Jeannette Sayre    4th

Lane Myers   6th

Grant Scott   9th

Sarah Fink  10th