Stories tagged with: mid-east

February 16, 2011 - 7:33pm
5 years 27 weeks ago

A local school is receiving a donation that will ultimately help future firefighters in our area.

Rockies Express Pipeline donated a connex to Mid-East Career Center Wednesday morning. It will be used as a training simulator for students in the fire program.

"We've had a long term relationship with them since they have been doing the pipeline work in the community so they've made donations to our high school and it was a logical extension for them to help our fire program...

February 10, 2011 - 10:17pm
5 years 28 weeks ago

Local students had the chance to show off their academic skills Thursday night.

The Business Professionals of America Region 5 competition was held at Mid-East Career and Technology Center in Zanesville. More than 130 students from eight area schools competed in a variety of categories including broadcast news, public speaking, and computer animation.

Jimmy Luzer, Spencer Robins, and Kirk Piatt were among those participating.

"We are originally a group...

December 17, 2010 - 6:40pm
5 years 35 weeks ago

Some culinary students are celebrating the holidays and also learning some valuable lessons.

The restaurant operations class at Mid-East in Zanesville, taught by Randall Webber, offers students with special needs the opportunity to gain work experience, so they can one day find entry-level jobs in the field. This week they are hand-making and decorating ginger bread houses.

"There's more to it in that project based learning really helps the students explore different areas,...

April 29, 2010 - 4:43pm
6 years 16 weeks ago

As graduation grows near, another group of hopeful students will venture into the real world.

To help with that journey, the Zanesville campus of the Mid-east Career and Technology Center held it's Second Annual Employability Expo to prepare it's students.

"When you're 17 and 18 years old, you feel kind of inferior with your first job interview," said Mid-East Student Placement Coordinator Shannon Kenily. "It's a really nice way for the employers to let students...

April 16, 2010 - 4:19pm
6 years 18 weeks ago

As students get ready for prom season, one group wants to make sure students stay safe as they celebrate.

"There was just an accident... Where at?... Chandlersville road... Where at on Chandlersville Road?... By the vocational school... How many cars are involved... Two... Anybody injured?... Yes, I think so," stated the frantic 911 call.

This is not how students want to spend prom. But it could be a deadly reality for students who choose to drink and drive....

September 22, 2009 - 8:47pm
6 years 48 weeks ago

Several former students are now inductees in a local hall of fame.

Mid-East Career and Technology Centers honored three graduates for their contributions to the area and the school.

"Mideast has been very instrumental in their personal and professional lives," said Shannon Kenily, Student Placement Coordinator for the school. "We just like to recognize them because we're very proud of their successes."

One of those students enjoyed his experience at Mid-...

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