Stories tagged with: Mid-East Career and Technology Center

October 2, 2012 - 8:54pm
3 years 8 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Sheriff's Office is investigating a bomb threat made at Mid-East Career and Technology Center.

Sheriff Matt Lutz said a note was discovered in a bathroom that indicated that a bomb threat would happen at 1:15 in the afternoon.

Administrators evacuated the school and emergency responders were brought in to do a sweep of the building.

"Obviously the school was evacuated," said Lutz.  "Our people got there. Nothing happened at 1:15...

September 28, 2012 - 10:53am
3 years 9 weeks ago

The cosmetology room at Mid-East was all a buzz Friday.

The room was taken over by a host of volunteers and Mid-East students helping to make over local residents looking for work. One stylist said she cleared her book for part of the morning so she could help out.

"It's nice for them to get a hair cut. A hair cut makes you feel good and that way they can get back out there," said Fabulous Styles and Cuts Kendra Gillman.

Those receiving makeovers were treated to a...

September 25, 2012 - 7:42pm
3 years 9 weeks ago

Mid-East Career and Technology Center is recognizing distinguished alumni and their contributions to the community.

Alumni Alan Law, Terry Tysinger, Brent Valee and Catherine Lyons were recognized at the annual Fall Advisory Committee Banquet.

Public Information Coordinator Stacey Snider said recipients are evaluated by a committee and then selected based upon how they use the skills they have learned at Mid-East in their lives.

"All of them have had at least at some...

September 13, 2012 - 9:25am
3 years 11 weeks ago

There's a chance for the unemployed in our area to get a new look in order to get a new job.

The Opportunity Center is once again partnering with the Mid-East Cosmetology Department to provide make-overs to those out of work. It's part of their annual "Y-City Style at Work" event.

"It seems like when people get laid off one of the first things to go when money is tight is getting your hair cut and things like that," said Job Developer Julie Metzger. "We...

March 27, 2012 - 9:45am
3 years 35 weeks ago

The State Senate hears Tuesday from opponents of the proposed exotic animal law.

Testimony began at the State House in Columbus. State Senator Troy Balderson said he and other lawmakers will listen carefully to those who don't agree with the bill and take their views into account before passing it onto the House in the next couple of weeks.

"My whole timing for this is to find balance and to protect humans, citizens of Ohio, the animals and protect the businesses that are...

November 18, 2011 - 4:49pm
4 years 1 week ago

High School Sophomores had the opportunity to experience career options at Mid East Career and Technology Center in Zanesville.

The vocational school is open to area Junior and Senior students interested in learning a career trade. Sophomore students spend the day exploring the options.

"It's a chance for them to touch and see and do things that they would actually do as a student in that program, or as someone who might choose to do that career later in life,"...

April 28, 2011 - 8:26pm
4 years 31 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 - 11:41am
4 years 33 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 - 10:56am
4 years 35 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 - 9:07pm
4 years 40 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....

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