For years vocational schools have held a stereotype as the place for "misunderstood teens" but, now that perception is changing.
Mid-East Career and Technology Centers offers hands on experience and provides career preparatory program options for students. Director of Mid-East's Zanesville Campus, Mike Hawley, said the students have an extra advantage toward their future careers.
"It's been a great push and emphasis on career and technical education. It's has...
The showcase allows current students to show off some of the work that they have done throughout the school year to parents and prospective students.
An additional goal of the showcase event is to draw in more students that are interested in joining Mid-East. The school offers visitations throughout the school year, but the showcase event is an additional event that can bring in more prospective students.
Students that are juniors and seniors in high school are...
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Tis the season for giving back. FFA and National Honors Society members from Mid-East Career and Technology Center took this to heart Sunday, November 23rd, as they prepared a potato soup dinner for Christ's Table patrons.
100 pounds of potatoes, 30 pounds of carrots, 30 heads of celery and 15 pounds of onions were just some of the donations Mid-East students collected to prepare their holiday meal for the soup kitchen.
Kaitlynn Hodges, Senior at Mid-East, and project...
Mid-East Career and Technology Center held their first ever Opportunity Fair Tuesday evening.
It took place at the New Commons Zanesville Campus. The fair was geared toward high school students and was described as a twist on a parent teacher conference. We spoke to the Executive Director of the career and technology center who told us a little bit more about how it worked.
"Parents, and their students have the opportunity to come in, meet with their counselors, teachers,...
Mid-East Career and Technology Centers is hoping to start a new tradition.
Today marked their first ever Business Attire Clothing Drive. The drive was coordinated by the administrative assistant class, the adult education center and instructor Keri Rosser. Rosser explained how her class came up with the idea to hold the event.
"The class has done a couple of mock interviews and through doing the mock interviews we realized that this is a need in our community. A lot of...
Monday was a 'Happy Monday" at the Mid-East Career and Technology Center.
Nick Arrojo, of Arrojo Salon came to the school to talk to area students, instructors, salon owners and stylist about salon education. Arrojo travels the country sharing his knowledge and experiences that have helped to make him the success he is today. He hopes that these "Happy Mondays" help to inspire hairdressers and allow them to take pride in their craft.
South Zanesville has a new home for Santa thanks to the students at Mid-East Career and Technology Center.
For more than a year and half the South Zanesville Business Association has worked with the vocational school to create a new Santa house. Last week the Senior carpentry students completed the project just before the holidays. Santa says that they did a great job and having a new home makes his job easier and more comfortable for visitors.
There is only one school left in Zanesville, where the students have yet to start classes.
Mid- East Career and Technology Center has pushed back their start date to accommodate construction at the campus.
"We are in our third year of renovation here at Mid East, and because of the renovation process we are not starting our students back until the day after Labor Day to extend the summer long as possible and to get as much renovation work done during the summer, " Said...