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Working Together

posted Apr 6, 2017, 10:40 AM by Margaret Best   [ updated Apr 6, 2017, 10:42 AM ]

Mr. Dalton demonstrated traffic direction techniques to his criminal justice class and Mr. Patt's diesel class. Both groups will help direct parking at the New Kent Rotary Club, All-American Muscle Car Celebration on April 22

Criminal Justice Competition

posted Apr 6, 2017, 10:34 AM by Margaret Best

Congratulations to our Criminal Justice students who participated in the annual Virginia Law Enforcement Explorer Competition on April 1st! Students involved in Law Enforcement Explorer Post 602 competed against groups from Chesterfield County Police Hanover County Sheriff's Office Henrico County Police Prince George County Police Department
Our students won in multiple events!!!

Team Competitions:
First Place: Shoot/Don't Shoot Brandon Ferry & Christian Lange
Second Place: Domestic Dispute: Tyler Anthony & Sierra Greedan
Third Place: Shoot/Don't Shoot Taylor Dawson & Ethan Snyder
Individual Competitions:
Second Place: Female Physical Agility: Julia Duszynski
First Place: Traffic Stop: Samantha McCreary
Second Place: Traffic Stop: Ethan Snyder
Third Place: Traffic Stop: Hudson White

Special thanks to New Kent County Sheriff's Office for their support. Several deputies helped judge at the competition

Criminal Justice field trip

posted Apr 3, 2017, 9:00 AM by Margaret Best

Criminal Justice program students had the opportunity to visit one of the Henrico County Division of Police training facilities on Friday. 
During the trip students were exposed to the agency's "Response to Resistance" simulator and received building search training.

Engineering Field Trip

posted Mar 22, 2017, 6:28 AM by Margaret Best

Engineering students visited the Chesterfield Power Station on Tuesday
The tour included coal & natural gas powered generating units, as well as the extensive environmental controls installed at the power station
Here they are pictured at the top of Chesterfield's Unit 6 Selective Catalyst Reduction Unit

Diesel - Donation

posted Mar 16, 2017, 10:44 AM by Margaret Best

A big thank you to Herbert Eggleston, Service Manager and Cummins Inc for the donation of updating our Cummins diagnostic software for our diesel program. The software worth $975 is a vital work-based learning tool for our students.

TSA Competition

posted Mar 6, 2017, 7:39 AM by Margaret Best

Engineering and Web Design/Coding Classes participated in the TSA District competitions this weekend.
Engineering student, A. J. Critz placed 6th in Flight Endurance and Web Design/Coding team 2 took 5th in video Game Design and Team 1 took 7th place
Check out pics of A.J. practicing for the competition last week

Scholarships: New Kent Chamber of Commerce

posted Mar 3, 2017, 10:33 AM by Margaret Best

The New Kent Chamber of Commerce will award 7 scholarships to Bridging Communities graduating students from New Kent High School.
Awards will be:
1 - $1000 scholarship to enter a 4 year University
4 - $500 scholarships to enter a 2 year Community College, Trade School or Apprenticeship
2 - $500 scholarships for tools to enter the workforce full time

Scholarship: Shore to Shore LaSertoma

posted Mar 3, 2017, 9:59 AM by Margaret Best

Shore to Shore LaSertoma will award a scholarship to a Bridging Communities student who attends New Kent High School and is entering the workforce.

Scholarship: Haven of Hope LaSertoma

posted Mar 3, 2017, 8:00 AM by Margaret Best

Haven of Hope LaSertoma will award a $100 scholarship toward the purchase of tools for a graduating Bridging Communities student entering the workforce in memory of Nichelle Jones

Scholarship: Bridging Communities Foundation

posted Mar 2, 2017, 9:17 AM by Margaret Best

The Bridging Communities Regional CTE Foundation, Inc. will award 6, $500 scholarships!! for students going to college or entering the workforce. One scholarship will be awarded in each division.
Applications are available in the office and due March 31

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