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2014 Junior Awards Ceremony

The KCCC 2013-14 Junior Class was honored during an Award Ceremony at the school on June 2nd.
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Senior Awards Ceremony

The KCCC Senior Awards Ceremony took place on May 22 at 7:00pm in the Mount Vernon Nazarene University Chapel. Congratulations Seniors!
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20th Annual Culinary Arts Invitational Tournament

The 20th Annual Culinary Arts Invitational Tournament was held in Smithville Ohio on May15th and 16th. Instructor Doreen Bercaw traveled the with six Chef and Catering students who participated in the two day competition. Listed are the names of the KCCC participants as well as the awards they received:

 

Grant Scott – Gold Medal, $1000 4yr. renewable scholarship to Johnson

& Wales University, $6000 4yr. renewable scholarship to Sullivan

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Dylan Parker – Gold Medal, $750 4 yr. renewable scholarship to Johnson

& Wales University, $2000 4 yr.  renewable scholarship to Sullivan

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Chelzie Morris – Silver Medal

Briana Olms – Silver Medal

Ashlee Carder – Silver Medal

D’Art Casto – Bronze Medal

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Senior Presentations Day

On Friday May 16th, Seniors from the Teacher Academy, Pre-Professional Mentorship and Early Childhood Education labs hosted a reception in the KCCC River Room where they each presented their Senior Portfolio Projects. Congratulation to all of the Seniors on a job well done!

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Exchange Club Luncheon

On Friday May9th  the Exchange Club at a Luncheon hosted in the KCCC River Room honored May9th, Seniors Nick Wheeler, Kristen Williams, Dylan Parker, Taylor Dudley, Alex Keen, Kevin Williams, Aaron Dickerson and Jacob Leindecker. Each of these students was honored earlier in the year as the Exchange Club “Student of the Month”. At the luncheon Alex Keen was announced as the “Student of the Year”.

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Senior Mock Interviews

After writing résumés and working on employability skills in their English classes, KCCC Seniors participated in a day of Mock Interviews. Multiple volunteers from the Knox County Business Community were on hand to conduct the interviews and give the students constructive feedback. Congratulations to our Seniors on a job well done! Also many thanks to all of our volunteers! Pictured to the left are Senior Aaron Dickerson and Crystal Hook from Shannon Staffing.

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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.

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Real Money, Real World

On April 30th, all KCCC Juniors participated in a “Real Money, Real World” simulation. Prior to the simulation, Junior Guidance Counselor John Haas visited all English 11 classes to present lessons on finance and budgeting. Students enjoyed the simulation and agreed that they gained insight which will be beneficial when they step into the “Real World”.

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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.