CTE Business Education teacher, Amy Brunson, organized a structured field study for the Military Magnet Academy students on May 11, 2018 to the family-owned Stadium 16 movie theater at Citadel Mall.
The Beyond Entrepreneurship students were given a tour of the facility learning about the computers, audiovisual equipment, movie screens, and IMAX format.
The management staff explained to the class about the various careers in a movie theater, gave student job applications, and encouraged them to apply for summer employment.
The visit culminated with the Military Magnet Academy students enjoying a movie.
Renee Wheeler owner of Karol Salon and Wig Boutique and her assistant Gwen Simmons cane & spoke to the 8th graders at Military Magnet Academy recently about cosmetology and being business owner. Thank you for investing in our students!
Michael Breedlove, who is the Business and Marketing Instructor for R.B. Stall High School, brought with him, Adrian Pinckney, Emily Barrios and Jamaria Purdie who bravely took the microphone to explain what their organization does to prepare students for the “real world.”
The focus is to give student members the skills needed to succeed at business. Their presentation gives students and members of the general public as well tips on how to use social media in ways that avoid unintended hurtful consequences.
Students at Daniel Jenkins Academy now have the opportunity to earn their hair braiding license from South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation thanks to a very special new program at their school!
DJA Principal Dana Hancock-Rodgers and CTE Teacher Ms. Shekema Hamm welcomed students, educators, and community members to the recent ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony.
Business partners for this new program include Ms. Devona Kinlock and Ms. Tanesha Heyward, local professionals in the salon industry.
Students and teachers came together to prepare the new learning lab for the program, and Ms. Hamm and Ms. Hancock-Rodgers expressed their sincere thanks to everyone that made it possible for the DJA students!
Here are some pictures from the grand opening event:
The Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce hosted the inaugural Build A Shed Competition for students in Charleston County School District, Berkeley County School District, and Dorchester District 2 on April 27, 2018. The event was staged at the Exchange Park fairgrounds in Ladson.
3 schools from Charleston County School District participated in the construction themed competition: Wando High School, R.B. Stall High School, and Charleston County School of the Arts.
The goal of the competition was to highlight the high demand jobs in the Architecture & Construction Career System.
All participating students earned their OSHA 10 Certification in preparation for the build day event.
Through the building competition process students had opportunities to work directly with local professionals in the construction industry. Special thanks to
Check out this link for a full recap from the Charleston Metro Chamber on the event! This truly was a fantastic work-based learning opportunity for our students! Special thanks to ABC Carolinas for their support and leadership in cooperation with the chamber for this event!
At the end of the competition, overall awards were given to
– 1st Place: Fort Dorchester High School
– 2nd Place: R.B. Stall High School
– 3rd place: Wando High School
Students at Military Magnet Academy recently presented their business plans to guest judges from local companies in the first level of a state wide competition staged by YEScarolina.
Amy Brunson, CTE Department Chair and Business Applications teacher at MMA shared that 7 students in all will move on to compete at the state level event Friday May 4 to be held at the College of Charleston.
Students were awarded cash prizes for placing in the top 3 of their class:
- 1st place: Anntwanique Heyward ($250)
- 2nd place: Lalove Shine ($150)
- 3rd place: (Tie) Gabriela Reyes and Kayla Fludd ($100 each)
MMA will have 7 total students at the state upcoming YEScarolina competition, including the 3 fall semester winners; Brandon Fancy, Alex Archie and America Estrada.
On Wednesday, April 24, 2018, The CTE Department at R.B. Stall High School led by Ms. Kimberly Pickett held a special breakfast event to celebrate students who have successfully completed Career & Technology Education Programs of Study.
The graduating class of 2018 frmo R. B. Stall High has 33 students that have earned the designation of “CTE Completer”, having successfully completed 4 courses in their chosen CTE Major!
Students from the following majors were awarded their certificates and special “Completer Cords” to be worn at their upcoming graduation ceremony.
- Digital Art & Design (4 students)
- Early Childhood Education (3 students)
- Marketing Communications (4 students)
- Project Lead the Way (22 students)
Exemplary students were honored in each program area with the Top Completer Award and CTE Completer of the Year. Thank you to the Family members, community business partners, and faculty members that attended to celebrate these resume building achievements with the students.
Students in Mr. Michael Breedlove’s Entrepreneurship class at RB Stall High School recently pitched their business plans in front of local professionals. The students with the top three presentations will get to move on to the YEScarolina state event May 4th at the College of Charleston where they could win even larger cash prizes and a trip to New York City to compete at the national level.
Congratulations to the following top 3 teams:
- 1st Place $250 Yeni Perez
- 2nd Place $150 Triniti Harris
- 3rd Place $100 Kayla Ahl
Thanks to YEScarolina for the opportunity for students to compete and gain valuable experience.
First Place: Quinn Nisbet, Electron PC — $250 prize
Second Place: Mason Bernard and Huston Jones, Salt Water Wash — $150 prize
Third Place: Luke Panzerella, SC Custom Flies — $100 prize
First Place: Zach Ahearn, Step Off — $250 prize
Second Place: Samantha Kutcher Prepare4Work — $150 prize
Third Place: Chloe Santor, Distilled Clothing — $100 prize