Stories tagged with: Mid-East Career and Technology Center

April 28, 2011 - 9:26pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

Thursday, area businesses met with students who may soon be their employees.

Mid-East Career and Technology Center hosted it's 3rd annual Business Expo. Student Placement Coordinator Shannon Kenily says various employers from around southeast Ohio came to give advice to students about pursuing their various career fields.

"When you're 17 and 18 years old, you feel a little intimidated maybe when your speaking with employers when your trying to seek employment and it just...

April 8, 2011 - 12:41pm
3 years 15 weeks ago

A state senator take time away from politics to speak to students at a local school.

Senator Jimmy Stewart spoke to students and took a tour of the Mid-East Career and Technology school's campus. He talked about the importance of education and it's role in making smart voters. He also told students to follow their dreams.

"Remember what your goals are try and take something that your passionate about and make a career out of it," said Senator Stewart. "If you're...

March 29, 2011 - 11:56am
3 years 16 weeks ago

Over 300 Zanesville 6th grade students explored a variety of careers which all use vehicles.

Mid-East Career and Technology Centers and Zanesville City School Distrcit teamed up to host the Vehicle Career Day this morning.  Stations were set up outdoors on the Zanesville Campus of Mid-East with students rotating to each vehicle and presenter.

"This is a wonderful way to get them out of the classroom. To let them see the businesses that are in our community. Also, our...

February 23, 2011 - 10:07pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

The Mid-East Board of Education begins talks of leasing a school building from Zanesville City Schools.

Because Mid-East will undergo around 47 million dollars in renovations beginning with its adult education building in the fall, the 40,000 square foot Rufus Putnam building on Moxahala Avenue owned by Zanesville City Schools could soon become the temporary adult education building for Mid-East.

"This is the best one we came up with. I think it will be a smooth transition....

November 22, 2010 - 1:11pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

If you had 90 seconds to grab as many groceries as possible do you know what you'd pick up?

June Wilson, the winner of the Mid-East Career and Technology School's 90 second shopping spree filled her cart with $197.97 worth of coffee, ham ground beef and other items at Pick 'N Save, Monday morning. Her strategy was to simply fill the cart.

"I just wanted to pick some of the stuff that is expensive that I don't always get because of the price," explained Wilson.


November 18, 2010 - 7:28pm
3 years 35 weeks ago

It's a question we all have to deal with at some point in our lives, what you want to do for a living?

About 1,700 sophomores from Muskingum, Perry, Guernsey, and Noble Counties are trekking to Mid-East Career and Technology Center over the next two days to search for that answer, and the center is targeting a specific group of students.

"We offer all the college prep classes up through physics and college prep chemistry. So really any student that wants job skills on top of...

September 28, 2010 - 8:39pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

Three members were added to the Mid-East Career and Technology Center's Alumni Hall of Fame.

Tonight marks the eighth year for the Hall of Fame. Each of the three inductees agree that the school has been an instrumental piece in molding their futures.

"The nurses were very caring and compassionate here and I wanted to be that same caring, compassionate nurse and Mid-East instilled that in me from day one," says Shelly Cale, Hall of Fame inductee.

This year's...

September 28, 2010 - 12:09pm
3 years 42 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Opportunity Center and Mid-East Career and Technology Center Cosmetology class are teaming up to help people look the part when applying for a job.

Like many people that have been laid off going to a salon is something unemployed people simply can't afford right now.

"We're sad and there are a lot of emotions that go with it you feel like you've let someone down," Tara Adornetto said.

Tara Adornetto has been unemployed since June and is...

May 26, 2010 - 12:21pm
4 years 8 weeks ago

One local senior is headed to a national cosmetology competition.

We first told you about Mid-East student Shala Wallace when she and her best friend Cheyenne Matz went to the state competition last month.

"We went to competition and competed in hair and I competed against my best friend and she beat me she got first and I got second," Matz said.

Matz said it's exciting that they got the top two places at the state competition. And even though both girls are...

April 22, 2010 - 1:42pm
4 years 13 weeks ago

Two cosmetology students from the Mid-East Career and Technology Center are in a state competition tomorrow. The problem is they're best friends and only one can win. WHIZ's Ashley Drane has the story.

Seniors Cheyenne Matz and Shala Wallace are no strangers to competition. They had to compete locally and regionally to qualify.
Tomorrow they're going to Columbus to go head to head for the one national spot. The two have been taking turns winning.

"She just worked...

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