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  • Spring means students in the Graphic Communications program put their fundraising skills to work to raise money for their projects and contests.  This year GRA students sold tickets to a "pie" throwing contest in the Commons with two teachers and two administrators as the targets.  Business was brisk as ticket-holding students tossed pies at Sports Science instructor Tim Kernan, Graphic Communications instructor Barry Sponsler, Assistant Principal John Davis, and Superintendent Mike Parry.  The "Pie Police" and "Pie Security" kept order and a fun time was had by all.  ...

  • Students in the Building Trades program at West Holmes High School are putting the finishing touches on their house that has been in construction for the last two school years.  The house will be open for public inspection from 9AM - 3PM and 5 - 7 PM on Tuesday May 9th and the same hours again on Thursday May 11th.  These two open houses will offer ample opportunity for anyone in the market for a new home to tour a quality, state-inspected 1.5 story house that has been beautifully staged by The Modern Farmhouse in downtown Millersburg .   The house will be at public auction at 10 AM, Saturday, May 20th on the school grounds.  For more photos of the house, go to High School Programs/Building Trades/Photos. 

  • ACWHCC opened its doors last night for "Dinner With The Teacher" inviting next fall's new students and their parents/guardians to have dinner with their prospective program teachers.  One academic teacher joined each program in greeting the guests.  Each teacher gave a brief overview of their program and what students will be doing next fall.   

  •             The Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center Board of Education has taken the first of two steps needed to put a permanent improvement levy renewal on the November Ballot.  The board voted at its regular meeting Thursday(April 20) to pass a resolution of intent, asking the county auditor to certify the amount of money that would be generated by the one-half mill issue.

                The levy was first passed in 1986 and was last approved in November 2012 as a five-year issue that raises $459,000 annually to pay for maintenance to the school building and equipment, building renovation projects and new equipment purchases.  The proposal for the fall ballot would renew the levy as a continuing issue.

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  •             The Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center Board of Education has taken the first of two steps needed to put a permanent improvement levy renewal on the November Ballot.  The board voted at its regular meeting Thursday(April 20) to pass a resolution of intent, asking the county auditor to certify the amount of money that would be generated by the one-half mill issue.

                The levy was first passed in 1986 and was last approved in November 2012 as a five-year issue that raises $459,000 annually to pay for maintenance to the school building and equipment, building renovation projects and new equipment purchases.  The proposal for the fall ballot would renew the levy as a continuing issue.

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  • The North Central Workforce Alliance (NCWA) of Northeast Ohio will be holding its Spring Summit on May 4th from 8:45 AM – 1:00 PM at the Shisler Conference Center, 1680 Madison Avenue, Wooster, OH 44691.  Local business and industry employers are urged to register and attend as the summit focuses on issues facing employers today.  Keynote speaker for the event will be Ryan Burgess from Governor Kasich’s Office of Workforce Transformation and his topic will be “Ohio Workforce Development Initiatives & Progress.” 

    Registration/Networking will take place from 8:45 - 9:15 AM followed by panel discussions on topics such as: Reaching Teachers, Students, and Parents; Workforce Development, A Key to Economic Growth; Addressing Drugs in the Workplace.

    Tickets for...

  •  Around sixty ACWHCC students participated in a recent Community Service Day to benefit the Ashland County Park District.  Students trimmed, weeded, worked on fence, burned brush, gathered trash, and did other general clean-up duties at the Cooke Family Wildlife Conservation Park in Richland County.  This park is part of the Ashland County Park District and is located near the junction of Rts 13 & 96.  Students in four programs, Graphic Communications, Sports Medicine, Manufacturing Technology, and Criminal Justice, participated.  The Park District provided students with a lunch of grilled hotdogs and side dishes as thanks for their service.    ...

  • Aaron Rennie, a West Holmes senior in the Engineering and Design Technology (ENG) program at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, recently took first place honors in the State of Ohio in the SkillsUSA Electronics and Technology contest.  This is the second year in a row for the ENG senior to collect this honor.  Rennie qualifies to compete in the national SkillsUSA contest to be held this summer. 

    Three other ACWHCC students competed in other State SkillsUSA contests and received notable state-level awards:  Sam Baird, a West Holmes senior in Construction Technology, placed second in Carpentry;  Kailyn Ritenour, a Mapleton junior in the Graphic Communications program, placed second in the Graphic Communications contest; Glenn Rausch, an Ashland senior in Networking and...

  • Engineering and Design Technology seniors presented their final Capstone projects recently.  Most of the students strived to create a product which could be marketed.  Projects ranged from a hover tank (of interest to the military?) to a combination skateboard wrench/spinner to some new video games.  The program's 3-D printer and CAD drawing program were well utilized as students turned ideas into reality.  Projects were judged by a panel of community members who work in the engineering field.  Photo:  An ENG senior explains his project, " An Adjustable Engine Run Stand," to Supt. Mike Parry.  More project photos can be found on the district's FaceBook page.  

  • STEM camp coordinator Jim Cox is visiting local middle schools as he promotes this summer's science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) 3 day camp at ACWHCC, July 18 - 20.  The day camp is taking applications until June 1st from students going into 7th and 8th grades.  7th graders will participate in a traditional STEM camp while 8th graders may sign up for the VEX robotics camp or the traditional camp.  Space is limited to 40 7th graders at a cost of $25 each and 25 8th gtraders at $40 each for the robotics camp.  This is a great opportunity for students to explore science with fun experiments while meeting other students with similar interests.  Middle school guidance departments have application forms and information.  The camp is held at Ashland County-West...

  • Bonnie Granneman joined 13 others who achieved the honor of the Adult Education 2016-2017 Winter Director's List at the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center.

    Dental Assisting students honored are: Courtney Braun, Keri Mosley, Airel Gladen, and Lexi Mosher

    Maintenance Training students honored are: Joel DIngus, Barry Frasure, Eric Strouse, and Thomas Williams

    Business Office Technologies students honored are: Kaylee Kohler, Janeen McCurry, and Bonnie Granneman

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration students honored are: Donald Ball, Andrew Hawk, and Abraham Shepherd

    Welding Technology sutdent honored is: Danile McClure

    2016-17 Fall Director's List includes:

    Business Office Technolgies students honored are:  Kaylee...

  •  Cameron Argo, Ashland High School and Dakota Baker, Mapleton High School, were named Career Center Students of the Month for April.

    Argo, in the Career Center’s Culinary Careers program, was named the Junior Student of the Month.  He is the son of JC and Stephanie Argo and resides in Ashland.

    Baker, in the Career Center’s Sports Science program, was named the Senior Student of the Month.  She is the daughter of Pat Baker and resides in Ashland.

    Both students and their families will be invited to the regular meeting of the Career Center’s Board of Education on April 20, 2017, where each will be presented with a certificate and pin in recognition of this honor. 

  • Spring is here and it's senior project time.  Judges from the community rated student oral presentations on appearance, eye contact, content, etc.  Students also were required to produce a paper on their subject.   This student in Graphics Communication put together a project on "beautiful things" requiring her to interview and video students in other schools and then use her video and audio editing skills to create her delightful final product.  

  • It's the final stretch for the Construction Technology house that has been built during the last two school years.  CT students are adding the finishing touches as they prepare it for three Saturday open house dates - April 15th from noon - 4 PM, April 22th from noon to 4 PM, and May 6th from 10 AM to 2 PM.  The house will be sold at auction on May 13 at 10 AM.   You'll find this house has lots of extra touches in things like tiled backsplashes in the kitchen and baths, poured concrete counters in both baths, crown moulding, and much more.    Come on out and be amazed!  

  • The 2016-2017 Winter Director's List acknowledges adult students who have attained a 90 percent average in attendance and academic achievements.

    Dental Assisting- Courtney Braun and Keri Mosley of Nova; Airel Gladen, Autumn Olar, Shantwionette Smith and Haleigh Trubachik of Mansfield; Lexi Mosher of Ashland

    Maintenance Training- Joel Dingus of Loudonville; Barry Frasure of Willard; Eric Strouse and Thomas Williams of Glenmont

    Business Office Technologies-: Kaylee Kohler and Janeen McCurry of Ashland; Bonnie

    Granneman of New London

    Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration- Donald Ball and Andrew Hawk of Mansfield; Abraham Shepherd of Plymouth

    Welding...

  • The following Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center students achieved honor roll status with all A’s for the third nine-week grading periods of the 2016-2017 school year.

    Sophomore

    Saige Parks (West Holmes)

    Juniore

    Autumn Breslin (Ashland)

    Mason Brownstein (Hillsdale)

    Felicity Etzwiler (West Holmes)

    Casey Freeman (Triway)

    Mikaylah Jones (Ashland)

    Aaron Laing-Smetanko (Loudonville)

    Cadence Metcalf Seffens (Loudonville)

    Daisy Rausch (Ashland)

    Wylynn Skelly (Loudonville)

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  • The school year is winding down and there aren't too many chances left to sample the great cuisine at the Pendulum Restaurant.  Make a note to visit the Pendulum for lunch, April 27 & 28, our last week of operation.   NOTE:  The Pendulum Restaurant will be closed during the weeks of April 10th and April 17th

     
    Please be sure to use your Gift Cards before our last day as they will not transfer to the 2017-2018 school year....
  • Located at the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, 1783 SR 60 Between Ashland and Hayesville

    Don't miss this chance to buy a beautiful home built by students in the Construction Technology program.  With a finished second floor (800 sq ft) and basement, the total livable space will be close to 3700 square feet.  The house has been two years in the making and will make a great home for someone.  Details below.

    NEW CONSTRUCTION: A brand new 1.5 story home with 1,480+/- SF on 1st level & an additional unfinished 800+/- sq. ft. on the upper level.  The 1st floor of this home features a lg LR & kitchen/dining areas, 2 BRs & 2 BAs along with 1st floor laundry area, crown moldings & 200 Amp-40 space...

  • Tina Cooperrider, local acupuncturist who studied acupuncture in China, visited the Sports Science program to introduce the needle treatment to the classes.  Cooperrider talked about the advantages of the ancient Chinese treatment, the types of health issues where it has been proven effective, and answered questions.  Students and instructor Tim Kernan were willing participants in her demonstrations.  Cooperrider has offices in Mansfield and Loudonville.  

  •   A North Canton company has been hired to do building renovation work for the new Animal Veterinary Science program that will start in the fall at the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center.  The Career Center Board of Education voted at its regular meeting March 16 to award a $493,980 contract for the work to CCI Commercial Construction LLC, which had the lowest figure of four companies after school officials decided on options.

                The project involves turning the former Resource Conservation area into space for the new Animal Veterinary Science program.  Conceptual plans presented last month by SoL Harris/Day Architects of North Canton included a large multi-purpose area for instruction and animal treatment demonstrations, six kennels and an outdoor area for dogs,...

  • The following Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center students achieved Perfect Attendance for the third 9-week grading period of the 2016-2017 school year.
     
    Juniors

    Billy Ball (Ashland)

    Jacob Farley (Black River)

    Riley Finley (Ashland)

    Jackson Gatliff (Ashland)

    Alexander Gray (Ashland)

    Hannah Grissinger (Ashland)

    Noah Murphy (Ashland)

    Destani Pegues (Ashland)

    Forrest Pratt (Mapleton)

    Luke Purdy (Ashland)

    Hannah Yerian (Hillsdale)

     

    Seniors

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  • Sarah Pryor received the Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center Adult Education Alumni
    f the Year Award in 2016.  Now it's time to be thinking about who should receive the award for 2017!
     
    Do you know a past graduate of ACWHCC Adult Education who has excelled in their career?  If so, consider nominating them for this award!  
     
    Send your nomination, including a short summary stating what you think qualifies them to be the award winner to Adult Education Director, Melisa Carr, at:
  • Students in the Career Based Intervention program dressed the part as they participated in mock interviews recently.  Several community leaders brought their expertise to ACWHCC as they helped CBI students sharpen their skills in preparation for job hunting.  

  •  Felicity Etzwiler, West Holmes High School and Lilly French, Mapleton High School, were named Career Center Students of the Month for March.

    Etzwiler, in the Career Center’s Graphic Communications program, was named the Junior Student of the Month.  She is the daughter of Melissa Pierce and resides in Millersburg.

    French, in the Career Center’s Cosmetology program, was named the Senior Student of the Month.  She is the daughter of Scott and Lisa French and resides in Ashland.

    Both students and their families will be invited to the regular meeting of the Career Center’s Board of Education on March 16, 2017, where each will be presented with a certificate and pin in recognition of this honor. 

  • Have you registered your middle school-aged child for ACWHCC's STEM camp, July 18 - 20, 2017?  If your student likes science and math and is  going into the 7th or 8th grades, they'll want to attend this Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM) Day Camp being held at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center on Route 60 south of Ashland.  Seventh graders can prepare for a fun approach to science and engineering at a low cost of $25.  Eighth graders will be experimenting with VEX robotics, building and programming a robot like the one shown in this picture.  The 8th grade program will be taught by VEX robotics specialists for a student fee of $40.  Don't miss a great summer break and a chance to meet others with the same interests in science and...

  • Every few weeks Early Childhood Education's preschool is visited by the Ashland Public Library Bookmobile and preschoolers are given the opportunity to choose some books for classtime reading.  Some books are read aloud to the entire preschool classes but some are set aside for quiet, comfy, one-on-one reading time.  When all books have been read, they are returned to the bookmobile and reading time is refreshed with a new selection of reading material.  

  • Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center’s Construction Technology program has again chosen Ashland County’s “Bookcase for Every Child” as a community service project.  In an effort to encourage reading and improve literacy, local volunteers annually provide select children with a variety of books and a custom made bookcase.  In the last three weeks, Construction Technology students took time out from their house construction project to complete forty hand-made bookcases which will be customized with the children’s name plates before being presented.  Photo:  Junior CT students show some attitude with their wall of bookcases.  

  • A team of culinary students from Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center (ACWHCC) took second place among eight teams in the 2017 Culinary Affair with Pork Cook-Off at Wayne Schools Career Center on Feb. 8th.  Culinary Careers Management students Gabrielle Frazee, Senior, Mapleton, and Makayla Keene, Junior, Ashland, collected prize money of $250 along with a $5,000 Sullivan University scholarship.  

  •  Makayla Cummings, Black River High School and Koltan Boughman, West Holmes High School, were named Career Center Students of the Month for February.

    Cummings, in the Career Center’s Early Childhood Education program, was named the Junior Student of the Month.  She is the daughter of Mike and Stacy Simmons and resides in West Salem.

    Boughman, in the Career Center’s Power Sports Technology program, was named the Senior Student of the Month.  He is the son of Charles and Melissa Boughman and resides in Millersburg.

    Both students and their families will be invited to the regular meeting of the Career Center’s Board of Education on February 16, 2017, where each will be presented with a certificate and pin in...

  • Two teams of students from the Culinary Careers Management program competed in the annual Ohio Pork Producers' Pork Cook-off Contest held at Wayne Schools Career Center on Feb. 8th.  Also in the competition were teams from three other local schools for a total of eight teams.  .  Each team was given the same recipes which they had never seen before and were allowed 1 1/2 hrs to prepare a pork entree, salad, soup, and dessert.  Teams were graded on sanitation, cooking methods, teamwork, taste, and presentation.  

  •  The Ashland County project  "A Bookcase for Every Child." aims to provide a hand constructed bookcase and a supply of books for children in the community and Construction Tech students have once again volunteered to provide some of the quality bookcases.  The project gives students a chance to learn  furniture crafting and finishing techniques along with the precision of assembly-lne production.   CT students are already more than half-way to their goal of fifty completed bookcases.  

  • A ponytail won't keep a student out of Auto Technology.  Girls are welcome to learn automotive basics with the guys in AT and you'll find girls working right alongside the boys in the AT lab.  Way to go, ladies!  

  • The Ohio Department of Education has reviewed the Early Childhood Education Preschool program at ACWHCC and given it an "Excellent" rating, noting the program is in "full compliance" with department rules and regulations.  Parents can feel confident their preschoolers are in a quality program at ACWHCC.  Congrats!

  • When a child in the Early Childhood Education (ECE) preschool program was diagnosed with a very serious illness, ECE students and staff rose to the occasion to help the family that has been hit hard by medical and related travel expenses.  Donations overflowed a long table and ranged from food to paper products to diapers for the family's new baby.  Cash donations were also accepted to help with the family's expenses.  Thanks to all who donated.

  • Area construction companies are aware of the quality of  ACWHCC's Construction Technology (CT) program and are tapping into the CT students who will soon be entering the workforce.  Companies such as Kokosing, Adena, Simonson, etc. are making mid-winter visits to ACWHCC to interview CT students for summer and permanent jobs.  Photo:  Dan Moore of Simonson Construction Co. conducts an interview with a promising CT student.  

  • The Cosmetology program recently hosted a local stylist, Sabrina Valentine, the owner of Affinity Hair Studio in Ashland.  Valentine spent one morning demonstrating the "stack" cut to juniors and seniors in the program, giving special hints and tips for a successful cut.   Valentine completed ACWHCC's Cosmetology program in 1991and currently employs an ACWHCC senior as an intern. 

  • Students in the Engineering and Design Technology program are putting their knowledge and skills to work as they design cars that operate on "mousetrap power."  In this photo, they are tinkering with the orange truck which was created via 3D printer technology and is powered by a mousetrap.  

  •   The Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center is going to develop a marketing and advertising strategy to improve communications, enhance the school’s image and attract more students to both secondary and adult programs.  The Career Center Board of Education voted at its combined organizational and regular meeting Thursday, January 12 to approve a $22,000 contract with Spire Advertising of Ashland to help with the strategies and develop a new school web site.

                “We have been talking a lot about being a school of choice and we need to engage in active advertising and active marketing to recruit students into our building,” said Superintendent Mike Parry.  “We talked with two firms about our anticipated outcomes and what we were looking to do, which was essentially to...

  • The following Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center students achieved honor roll status with all A’s for the second nine-week grading periods of the 2016-2017 school year.

    Sophomores

    Saige Parks (West Holmes)

    Juniors

    Nathan Bigley (Hillsdale)

    Autumn Breslin (Ashland)

    Cheyenne Christine (West Holmes)

    Hannah Dewitt (Loudonville)

    Casey Freeman (Triway)

    Hannah Grissinger (Ashland)

    Gordon Herndon (Loudonville)

    Cody Kiner (West Holmes)

    Cadence Metcalf Seffens (Loudonville)

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  • The following Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center students achieved Perfect Attendance for the first semester of the 2016-2017 school year.
    Sophomores

    Joshua Butler (West Holmes)

    Juniors

    Kiana Byers (West Holmes)

    Makayla Cummings (Black River)

    Jacob Farley (Black River)

    Preston Frazee (Ashland)

    Alexander Gray (Ashland)

    Hannah Grissinger (Ashland)

    Jacob Grose (West Holmes)

    Noah Murphy (Ashland)

    Cory Norris (Loudonville)

    Destani Pegues (Ashland)

    Ian...

  • Cosmetology students from Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center (ACWHCC) had a banner day on Nov. 21st as they participated in the National Association of Beauticians annual State Beauty School Student Competition in Columbus.  Five ACWHCC seniors walked away with five first place awards in the contest which showcased talents of high school students from around the state.  Liz Henley, Loudonville, was awarded first place in the Mohawk Avante Mannequin Garde category while the four person Career Center team was named the first place overall team.   Elyse Kulka, Ashland, was the model for the team while Makayla Roush, West Holmes, received the first place Hair award, Lilly French, Mapleton, placed first in Nails, and Ashley Pay, Mapleton, was the first place winner in...

  • ACWHCC students introduced groups of area sophomores to career-technical education on Dec. 6th and 7th as part of the district's outreach to advance the importance and value of career-tech careers.  Visiting students each chose three program areas of particular interest and spent time in each, getting hands-on introduction to the programs and what they do.  The visitation will wrap up on Thursday evening with a chance for sophomores to bring their parents to visit the programs of most interest to them.  

  • A dozen guidance counselors and administrators from Ashland, Hillsdale, Loudonville-Perrysville, Mapleton, and West Holmes school districts spent the morning of Nov. 16th at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center (ACWHCC) in response to a “Counselor’s Day” invitation issued by the Career Center.  Said Career Center Superintendent Mike Parry, “As we considered the updates being made to our career-technical programs, we looked for a way to keep our constituents informed.  We work closely with counselors and administrators in our home schools and we settled on a Counselors’ Day as a means to communicate with them, bringing them here to give them a personal understanding of what our programs are about and what our students are doing.” 

    At the opening convocation, Parry...

  •  Resource Conservation students and students in Environmental Science classes spent an afternoon at the Mohican River electrofishing with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Several fish species were collected and identified as part of a biodiversity unit.

  • For the past several years, career-technical students at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center have had an open line to the superintendent’s office via the Superintendent’s Advisory Council. The Council was formed under former Superintendent Mike McDaniel to do just that – to establish a way for students to have direct input into decisions that impact them. In the past, council input has helped resolve everyday issues like improving cafeteria food and service and most recently they advocated for formation of a school choir that gave its first official performance at last May’s Senior Recognition Day assembly.

    The decision to continue the committee was not a difficult one for ACWHCC’s new superintendent Mike Parry. “Listening to the voice of the customer is essential for...

  • Adult Education's Medical Assisting program made a presentation at the annual Superintendent's Senior Citizen luncheon.  Information was shared about the accredited program and the careers to be gained by successfully completing the hours needed to obtain certification.   

  • Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center instructors John Staats and David McMillen recently spent three days at a JLG workshop in Pennsylvania, a hands-on experience which followed four weeks of online classes.  Staats and McMillen teach the Construction Technology (main campus) and Building Trades (West Holmes High School campus) programs respectively.  The JLG Manufacturing Company, an Oshkosh Corporation company, manufactures various types of aerial platforms and telehandler equipment .  Both Staats and McMillen had the opportunity to learn to operate a variety of JLG equipment and are now qualified to give JLG equipment certifications to students in their programs who meet the requirements.   ...

  • The Cosmetology Salon is now open on Tuesdays and Fridays from 9:15 - 11:30 AM.  Students in the Cosmetology program offer a variety of services - cuts, perms, color, manis, pedis, facials, and other full-service salon services (with the exception of acrylic nails).  Instructors provide oversight and the ladies are anxious to make you look your best.  Call for an appointment or walk in for your new look.  

  • The Construction Technology and Building Trades programs recently hosted their second annual "Equipment Day" complete with lunch in the Construction Technology lab.  In attendance were several local construction companies and suppliers along with interested area legislators.  Various pieces of equipment that were loaned to the school to enable students in these programs to learn operating procedures, practice operation, and gain certifications in those areas.  ...

  • The Air National Guard Unit at Mansfield Lahm Airport recently hosted ACWHCC's Criminal Justice students for an informative field day.  Military personnel demonstrated various pieces of survival equipment, assorted firearms, and air and land transportation along with providing information about military security duties.  

  • Ashland University's Science Dept. played host to students in the Sports Science program recently.  Dr. Merrill Tawes gave ACWHC students an up close and personal visit with the department's four cadavers.  Students had the opportunity to do some elementary dissecting with guidance from Tawes and handle real human organs after they successfully completed the "put-the-bones-in-the-correct-order" game.  It was a fantastic learning experience and ACWHCC thanks AU for opening the cadaver lab to these students!   ...

  • Local business, Custom Hoists of Hayesville, celebrated Manufacturing Day on Friday, Oct. 7th, as the company welcomed students from the Engineering and Design Technology and Manufacturing Technology programs at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center.  Both programs were given an overview of the business, its market, and its product via a power point presentation by Alan Nastasi, Chief Engineer, and John Wentworth, Application/Service Engineer. 

    Vice President of Operations, Ben Humrichouser, and Design Engineer, A.J. Leon led students through the factory as they pointed out the up-to-date, technical equipment required to produce quality telescopic and single stage hydraulic cylinders.   Students were able to see practical applications of the equipment installed in...

  • The Building Trades program at West Holmes High School has been at work on the house they're building, taking advantage of the good weather. Wiring was the order of the day last week.  Seniors are pictured here. Click on the story for more pics. ...

  • Students in the MFG program took the floor to demonstrate the new up-to-date equipment in the Robotics & Advanced Manufacturing Technology Education Collaborative (RAMTEC) lab at the official invitation-only open house to dedicate the facility.  State and local officials were in attendance and interacted with the students.  

  • With just four short years until high school graduation, eighth graders from area middle schools visited ACWHCC last week as they begin to think about their future.  ACWHCC students led the middle-schoolers on a tour of the school and the visitors spent some time in each program to find out exactly what ACWHCC students do as they prepare for careers.  Students in the photo are hearing about the Veterinary/Animal Science Technology program which will be launched in the fall of 2017.  

  • A group of senior citizens from Ashland's Brethren Care facility visited the preschool program at ACWHCC recently.  The group included one retired Early Childhood Education program teacher who spent sixteen years teaching at ACWHCC.  The seniors engaged in crafts with the children and later were entertained by their songs.  

  • The Adult Education Maintenance Training students completed their program this week.  
    Two of those students received certification in Stainless Steel TIG Welding.  What a great accomplishment!  
    Other certifications the class received includes: MIG, stick, Steel TIG, Depco CNC Machine, and OSHA.
     
    YOU could earn these same certifications and head off to a new career!  Give us a call to learn more about your options.
    Check out our next class date.
  • Students in Adult Education's Medical Assisting program practiced taking blood pressures and pulses prior to the annual Superintendent's Senior Citizen's luncheon.  Thanks to the seniors attending from around the area who were more than happy to "lend an arm" for the good of students in the program.  

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