Entries by Chad Vail

Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy Explore Careers at Palmetto Carriage Co, Charleston Crab House, and Market Pavilion Hotel

Charleston, SC – May 31, 2017 – Eight students from Ms. Shekema Hamm’s CTE class at Daniel Jenkins Academy had a very special opportunity to experience first-hand several of the high demand career pathways available in Charleston’s Hospitality & Tourism industry. The work-based learning experience began with a visit to the City Market – They met entrepreneurs selling […]

Burke High School Senior Wins Top Award in Logo Creation Contest

The following CTE Success Story was provided by Mr. Micah Brown, Burke High School Digital Art & Design CTE Teacher: Congratulations to Mateo Scott, 18 year old senior at Burke High School for creating an award winning graphic in a local logo design contest for NFP’s “In Good Health Expo 2017.” NFP, an insurance broker and consulting […]

Redux Contemporary Art Studio Welcomes Burke Digital Art and Design Students for Work-based Learning Visit

The Burke High School Digital Art & Design classes recently visited Redux Contemporary Art Studio for a work-based learning experience. Students learned about Letter Press printing and got hands on experience using the process to create a Typography poster. “The folks at Redux Contemporary Art Studio where wonderful with our students; we truly enjoyed the experience”, said […]

West Ashley HS Mechatronics Class Constructs Hydraulic Powdered Cardboard Robot

Students in Mr. Nicholas Holmes mechatronics class at West Ashley High School recently tackled a unique project-based learning assignment. They were shown the following video, and challenged with the question: Can we build it? No problem! Check out the West Ashley High School Mechatronics class version of the hydraulic powdered robotic arm made from cardboard: Thanks to Mr. Holmes […]

ACE Mentors of Charleston Host Students for End of Year Banquet and Project Showcase

Charleston, SC – May 17, 2017 – A group of local architects, contractors, and engineering professionals are doing their part to ensure the next generation is ready for the critical infrastructure and development related jobs in Charleston, and throughout the nation. ACE Mentors of Charleston connects professionals with local classrooms for project-based learning and relationship building. Students […]

North Charleston Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center Hosts Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy

April 6, 2017 – North Charleston, SC – Students in Ms. Shekema Hamm’s Career and Technology Education class at Daniel Jenkins Academy received an extensive behind the scenes tour of a working hotel and convention hall thanks to Hope Hudson, Director of Human Resources for North Charleston Embassy Suites Hotel and Convention Center. “Ms. Hudson […]

Stevens Towing Holds Ceremony Celebrating Baptist Hill Middle High Students’ Success

May 11, 2017 – Yonges Island, SC  – Five students from Baptist Hill Middle High School completed their spring internship program at Stevens Towing Company with a special ceremony. The students’ capstone project were these grills they made themselves by putting their learned welding skills to use. “The students did an excellent job and really worked […]

Marketing Students from R. B. Stall HS Create New Business with Junior Achievement Volunteers

Students in Mr. Breedlove’s marketing class at R.B. Stall High School have enjoyed working with Junior Achievement volunteers Jackson Haskell and Justin Jackrel on starting a new business. Special thanks to Ms. Jeni Becker with Junior Achievement of Greater South Carolina for her help facilitating this excellent opportunity for Charleston County School District students!

Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy Attend Federal Agencies Expo May 5

Students from Ms. Shekema Hamm’s CTE class at Daniel Jenkins Academy were among the attendees for the 3rd Annual Federal Agencies Informational Exhibition on May 5, 2017, hosted by FEA of Greater Charleston. City of Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg was the keynote speaker for the event’s opening ceremony. Representatives from various federal agencies educated the public […]

Trident Tech hosts Students from Daniel Jenkins Academy for Tour of Industrial Mechanics Labs

May 8, 2017 – Charleston, SC – Several students from Ms. Shekema Hamm’s CTE class at Daniel Jenkins Academy visited Trident Technical College’s Industrial Mechanics Department today. Each of the participating students completed a career assessment earlier in the semester that indicated a strong interest in Industrial Mechanics, and related career pathways. The students participated in […]