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Career center open house highlights programs available to students

Landscaping and turf management instructor Gregg Gillespie speaks with a parent and prospective student.


The Wayne County Schools Career Center will host an open house on Thursday, Nov. 30 from 5-7:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend with a special invitation extended to all Wayne County eighth-, ninth- and 10th-graders and their families.
Juniors also are invited this year to tour the RAMTEC facility and learn about two half-day programs for seniors only: CNC and advanced manufacturing and robotics and automation.
Students interested in engineering technologies should go to Orrville High School from 5-7:30 p.m.
Some college, university and career-technical school partners as well as military, business and industry representatives will be in the commons to answer questions about colleges and advanced training. Additional information about college credit, certification or licensure opportunities will be available from career-technical instructors. Student organizations will have displays describing their activities.
Academic teachers will provide information about a comprehensive offering of academics. Some academic courses offer college credit. Light refreshments will be available in the commons.
Guidance counselors will answer questions about the application process, and the extra help area will be open with information related to the career center’s extra help programs. Building tours will be led by staff guides, but maps will be available for those who want to tour on their own. There will be a drawing for prizes from local businesses for eighth-, ninth- and 10th-graders.
Adult and community education will answer questions and provide information on a wide range of classes and career training programs as well.
The career center is located at 518 W. Prospect St. in Smithville. For more information call 330-669-7000 or go to the school website at www.wcscc.org.

Published: November 23, 2017
New Article ID: 2017171129974