SNOW MAKE-UP DAYS: APR. 18, 2019 and APR. 22, 2019
2018-2019 Student Ambassadors
The Dauphin County Technical School Student Ambassadors are a select group of students who confidently lead in the effort to educate others about career and technical education. These students represent the DCTS in many ways. Student ambassadors apply for the opportunity to be student leaders for DCTS; taking part in mock presentations, interviews, and an application process. Student ambassadors are excellent public speakers, role models, are confident and knowledgeable about all career and technical programs offered at DCTS. They inspire and educate potential students and Dauphin County communities about DCTS.
Student Ambassador visits CD East School Board meeting
On January 14, 2019, Dalia Matos, junior student ambassador from Building Construction Technology, spoke to the Central Dauphin East School Board about her experiences, education and opportunities at the Dauphin County Technical School and how DCTS has positively impacted her life. She was accompanied by Dr. Peggy Grimm, Dauphin County Technical School Administrative Director, Mr. Robert Brightbill, Building Construction Technology instructor, and Mrs. Christine Noll, vocational transition counselor.
Student Ambassadors visit Chambers Hill Elementary
On January 15, 2019 DCTS student ambassador representatives visited Chambers Hill Elementary School to represent DCTS and speak about their career and technical programs with the students there. They all provided brief lessons with the elementary school students, providing career awareness to the 5th grade class. The student representatives who participated included: Serena Tankersley, junior, Cosmetology; Inziha Duffie, senior, Carpentry; Letrele Roberts, senior, Building Construction Technology; Flavio Rotta, senior, Building Construction Technology; Zildjian Irani, senior, Building Construction Technology; Makayla Boyer, junior, Masonry; Alexis Knowles, senior, Veterinary Assistant.
Business of Wellness Career Exploration
On February 6, 2019 students from the Medical Assistant and Health Careers programs, as well as other students who are interested in the medical field travelled to the Capital Area Intermediate Unit to attend the Partnership for Career Development’s program entitled “Business of Wellness Career Exploration.” Students attended multiple sessions and listened to health care professionals speak in order to gain awareness of the opportunities that exist. The students were accompanied by both Ms. Cline, health careers instructor, as well as Ms. Noll, vocational transition counselor.
Students of the Month
Please congraulate our February students of the month; Gyron Reynolds-10th grade, Anahi Medina-Rosado-9th grade, Carol Spotts-11th grade, Adam Felty-12th grade, and not pictured, our Colonial Park Rotary Student of the Month senior, Annmar Alamery from Automotive Technology.
DCTS Student Visits Susquehanna Twp School Board Meeting
On March 4, 2019, DCTS student Cloria Norman spoke to the Susquehanna Township School Board. Cloria is a student in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance program. She addressed the school board regarding the positive impact that DCTS and its staff has made on her life and the opportunities that the school has afforded her. Cloria attended the school board meeting with Dr. Grimm, Administrative Director, Mr. Liddick, Electrical Construction and Maintenance Program Instructor, and Mrs. Noll, Vocational Transition Counselor.
Rotary Club Luncheon
On March 20th, Pa SkillsUSA President, Tyler Kauffman, had time to talk to the Colonial Rotary. Tyler spoke about the opportunities for support.
Perkins V State Planning Committee
On March 19th Students Makayla Boyer (Masonry) and Autumn Klinger (Dental Assisting) along with Dr. Peggy Grimm and masonry Instructor Jason Civitello had the opportunity to participate in the Perkins V State Planning Committee. The group met with members from PDE, Business and Industry Partners and representatives from post-secondary schools. Many topics were discussed including how to better communicate between entities and how funding should be designated.