CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION HAPPENINGS!

Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

Congratulations to the ECCC PBL members!  Theta Chi members clearly kept the EC’s motto, “Excellence With Class” at the state leadership conference this week.  We had 20 students that competed in 21 events with winners in ALL 21 events.  Each PBL member placed 1st in at least one of his or her competitive events.  First place winners will compete at the national level in Atlanta, Georgia in June 2016.  

1st Place

  • Administrative Technology-Paxton Holmes
  • Business Ethics-Whitney Billings, Ben Pace and Alisha Savell
  • Business Presentations-CrisAnn Bryan, Katie Hillman and Morgan Cain
  • Client Service-Tyler Sistrunk
  • Community Service Project-Alely Cruz, Enoc Reynoso and Khalil Triplett
  • Computer Applications-Memry Thompson
  • Entrepreneurship Concepts-Morgan Cain
  • Hospitality Management-Enoc Reynoso and Anna Claire Housely
  • Integrated Marketing Campaign-Paxton Holmes, Memry Thompson, and Jennifer Watkins
  • Local Chapter Annual Business Report-CrisAnn Bryan
  • Microeconomics-Lane Wooten
  • Parliamentary Procedure-Ben Pace, Anna Claire Housely, Caleb Brown, Cody Stevens, and Madelon Taylor
  • Small Business Management Plan-Morgan Jones, Tyler Sistrunk and  Kimberly Watkins

2nd

  • Business Communications-Madelon Taylor
  • Financial Concepts-Khalil Triplett
  • Management Analysis and Decision Making-Alely Cruz and Jennifer Watkins
  • Public Speaking-Morgan Jones

3rd

  • Desktop Publishing-Whitney Billings and Alisha Savell
  • Economic Analysis and Decision Making-Caleb Brown, Katie Hillman and Kimberly Watkins

4th

  • Impromptu Speaking-Lane Wooten
  • Personal Finance-Cody Stevens

Chapter Recognition

  • Largest Chapter in Membership
  • Gold Seal Recognition
  • Foundation Recognition

Other Recognition

  • Outgoing Chapter Officer-Caleb Brown
  • Who’s Who in PBL-Caleb Brown, CrisAnn Bryan, Kimberly Watkins, and Katie Hillman

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SkillsUSA State Competition

Congratulations to the ECCC SkillsUSA members that placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd at the recent SkillsUSA State Competition held on March 1-2, 2016!  All 1st place winners will compete at the National SkillsUSA Competition to be held in Louisville, Kentucky, in June 2016! 

1st Place Winners
Technical Drafting - Jason Forrest
Industrial Motor Controls - Alan Graham
Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning - Ryan Hill
Restaurant Service - Enoc Reynoso

2nd Place Winners
Cabinetmaking - Josh Crutcher
Plumbing - Cody Hollingsworth
Carpentry - Ben McDaniel
Automotive Refinishing - Jordan Prisock

3rd Place Winners
Architectural Drafting - Lauren Copeland
Team Works - Hagen French, Jay Riser, Tyler Sullivan, Trace Wade
Electrical Construction Wiring - Eric Gunn
Job Interview - Amber Jamerson
CNC Truning - Samuel Kelly
CNC Milling - Bay White
Collision Repair - George Brown

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2016 Non-Traditional Gender Conference
for Female and Male Students

The Career & Technical Education Division recently hosted the 2016 Non-Traditional Gender Conference for Male and Female Students on the ECCC Campus.  Students from Newton County Career-Technical Center, Forest-Scott County Career-Technical Center and Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career-Technical Center attended the conference.   The Conference featured the following career-technical programs:  Automotive Mechanics, Business Technology, Collision Repair, Information Systems Technology, Drafting & Design, Electrical Technology,  Culinary Arts, Heating & A/C, Precision Machining, Residential Carpentry, Welding, Cosmetology, Early Childhood Education, Hotel & Restaurant Management, Paramedic Technology,  Nursing (RN & PN) and Surgical Technology.

Each year a drawing for two Non-Traditional Gender Scholarships is held at the conference for a male and female student.  The winner of the scholarship at the conference this year is Nequita Farmer from Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career-Technical Center and Ty Duran from Winston-Louisville Career-Technical Center. 

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Upcoming Events in the 
Career & Technical Education Division

March 30, 2017 - Business, Education and Healthcare Expo

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