Entries by Chad Vail

Garrett Academy Welding Students in Action

Sparks are often flying in CTE instructor Arthur Russell’s Welding Technology classes at Garrett Academy of Technology. His students are preparing for high demand, high wage welding positions in the Charleston region and beyond. To learn more about the Welding program at Garrett Academy, visit the school website. 

SC State Alumni from Boeing SC Visit Baptist Hill HS for Career Day

Juniors and Seniors at Baptist Hill HS recently enjoyed a special visit from professionals from Boeing SC. The group of volunteers were all graduates of SC State University passionate about educating youth about high demand careers in STEM professions, like building jets! They counseled the students on the importance of soft skills like resumes and […]

West Ashley HS Teachers Partner to Earn Carolina Green Fair Grant

The fruitful partnership at West Ashley High School between Luke Hamilton’s special education students and Jason Wheless’ culinary arts students continues to grow. Mr. Hamilton’s students will continue to utilize raised beds in the high school’s inner courtyard as they did last year, growing herbs and produce to be used in Mr. Wheless’ culinary arts […]

Wando Students Participate in Mt. Pleasant Business Expo

On September 18, several Wando High School students were invited to participate in the annual Mt. Pleasant Business Expo. When someone visited their booth, they talked about their participation in student organizations, like DECA and ProStart, and signed up volunteer judges for upcoming competitions. Each had invaluable experiences networking with the hundreds of local professionals in […]

R. B. Stall Health Science Students Visit ECPI Programs

Students in Ms. Erin Shiver’s Health Science program at R. B. Stall High School recently visited and toured ECPI University. They  met with experienced professionals and discussed how to best prepare for careers in medical fields like MA (medical assisting), HCA (health care administrator), and LPN (licensed practical nursing). Students also got to play an interactive […]

5 Wando FCCLA Students Place at Nationals

In July 2014, the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America student organization (FCCLA) held their annual National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Students from Wando High School attended the event, and the following were FCCLA National Winners: Alexandra Hickey  – Recycle Redesign/Gold Jasmine White – Fashion Construction/Silver Kylie O’Neil, Megan O’Neil, & Chase […]