Category: Student Recognition

Training at School and the Farm

Sara Haag, Level 3 Sports Medicine, and Rehabilitation Therapy (SMaRT) at Berks Career & Technology Center (BCTC) and Schuylkill Valley Senior has had two passions for as long as she can remember – sports and cows. This led Sara to place first as an individual and her Pennsylvania team to win first place in the […]

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Real World, Real Responsibilities 

The opportunity for students to go out to a co-op or Cooperative Education is the capstone for their time at Berks Career & Technology Center (BCTC). It is an opportunity to put the training they have received at BCTC to work at a local company. There, they will learn the nuances and responsibilities of employment […]

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Caleb & Mentor

In Demand

Caleb Werner is a Level 3 Precision/Computerized Machining Technology and Conrad Weiser senior who has a big decision to make. Last month, Caleb received two job offers as a Machine Shop Operator with an hourly rate ranging between $24.00-$29.00/hour after his high school graduation.   Caleb did not always see himself as operating any tools in […]

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Pursuing Her Passion

Congratulations to Hannah Kerr for becoming the latest Cosmetology Instructor!  In addition to passing the Cosmetology Instructor state board exams, Hannah had to complete 500 training hours, teach 5 lessons, and run the Salon at BCTC East’s Cosmetology program.  Hannah was destined to be in the beauty business.  She elaborated, “my father is a Cosmetologist, […]

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Training for America’s Greatest Team

Jacob Travis, a Tulpehocken Area High School senior and student in Berks Career & Training Center’s (BCTC) Welding Technology Program, spent the last summer as a high school student training for the most physical, mental, and emotional challenges he may ever encounter at the United States’ Army Basic Training. Four days after his junior year […]

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