Blooming Futures

BCTC’s Horticulture students are blooming! Students weeded out the competition in this year’s Educational Floral event at the 75th Oley Fair! Please join us in congratulating: Student Name Sponsoring District Contest/Category Award/Place Alexandria Miller Kutztown Bridal Bouquet 1st Elizabeth Conrad Boyertown Holiday Arrangement 1st Genevieve Rivenburg Boyertown Arrangement of Roses 1st Rachael Brunner Hamburg Basket […]

Ryan Lawrence

Vintage Vibes

Ryan Lawrence, a senior at Boyertown/Berks Career and Technology (BCTC) Auto Collision Repair Technology program, knows the value of a vintage car. He has been restoring and fixing cars with his father since he was 10 years old. “I’ve learned a lot about engines from my dad, but I wanted to train in a different area. […]

Bethany Kunz & Hailey Hagenbuch

“Team work makes the dream work!”

Berks Career & Technology Center’s Protective Services program has very strict rules regarding their uniform, behavior, and assignment completion.  If any of the rules in the program are broken, there are consequences for each.  All consequences involve physical exercise, mostly pushups.  If a student forgets several pieces of their uniform, they may have to complete […]

Owen Reinert

Turning Old into New!

In today’s industry, many welders not only learn how to weld, but also create or fabricate something from metal. Owen Reinert, senior at Hamburg Area High School and Berks Career & Technology Center Welding program, was asked by his science teacher to repurpose old porch supports.  Owen decided to fabricate a garden arch.  This included […]

Nick Beale

Pride In His Ride

Racing cars is in Nick Bealer’s blood.  Nick, a senior from Boyertown HS, was encouraged to start racing by his grandfather and father, both former race car drivers.  He started as a Junior Dragster when he was eight years old and moved to Big Cars when he turned thirteen.  Racing was something Nick knew he […]

Sophia Bottner

In Pursuit of Dual Passions

Sophia Boettner, a Berks Career & Technology Center (BCTC) Health Occupation student and Wilson senior, is known for her passion of water sports, specifically water polo.  She was nominated for the All-Berks Girls Water Polo Player of the Year for the third straight year and just committed to play Water Polo at La Salle University.     […]

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