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Career Center Honorees Announced For Career and Technical Education Month

Career and Technical Education is celebrated nationwide during the month of February. The Washington County Career Center joined in the celebration by hosting an Annual Career Fair for the county’s sophomores. In addition, the Washington County Career Center Board of Education honored outstanding contributors to career and technical education as part of the celebration.

During its February meeting, the board recognized Julie Hart, Tom Houck, Sherry Keller, Carrie Pennybacker, Jim Renner, Doug Simpson, Blake Wise, and Linn Yost for their substantial contributions to the technical education programs at the Career Center – High School and Adult Technical Education.

Pictured honored, contributors to career and technical education

PHOTO (L-R): Erica Chidester (Medical Programs Manager for the Career Center – Adult Technical Training), Doug Simpson (Ohio Terminal Manager for Dot Transportation, Inc.), Carrie Pennybacker (Chief Operations Officer for Coplin Health Systems), Sherry Keller (Nursing Coordinator for Coplin Health Systems), Linn Yost (President of Appalachian Ohio Manufactures’ Coalition and Owner of MicroMachine Works), Julie Hart (Recruiter for Classic Carriers), Jim Renner (Quality Control Manager for Bi-Con), Dr. Tony Huffman (Superintendent for the Washington County Career Center), and John Moore (Industrial Training Coordinator for the Career Center – Adult Technical Training)

NOT PICTURED: Tom Houck (Owner of Gaskets Packing & Seals) and Blake Wise (Recruiting Specialist for Bi-Con)



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