2019 Career and Tech Student Honors and Awards

Congratulations to each of our students on their significant accomplishments!

Dozens of our students were honored with high honors and awards—from commendations to college scholarships—during a June 4 ceremony at Proctors Theatre for seniors graduating from our Albany Career and Technical School and Center for Advanced Technology @Mohonasen (CAT) campuses.

A ceremony on June 12 at Cobleskill-Richmondville High School honored the 80 seniors graduating from the Schoharie Career and Technical School.

The  2019 student program-level awards will be announced later in June.

Albany Career and Technical School

  • American Red Cross Scholarship – Kevin Karlok, Welding and Metal Fabrication (Niskayuna CSD)
  • Assessment Technology Institute (ATI) Award – Jasmine Key, Two-Year Sequence of Health Careers (Mohonasen CSD)
  • Bryant & Stratton Scholarship – Kody Lieb, Internet Application and Design (Guilderland CSD)
  • Curtis Lumber Award – Nicholas Birch, Building Trades (Voorheesville CSD)
  • Dawn Peacock Award – Tatianna Rivera Truesell, Culinary (Cohoes City SD)
  • Jay Frankel Award – Michael Berroa, Building Trades (Guilderland CSD)
  • Joe Fuchs Award – Hazem Ahmed,  Retail and Office Services (Schenectady City SD)
  • Lodging Management College Preparation Award – Abigail Shanley, Culinary Tech Prep (Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk CSD)
  • SkillsUSA Student of the Year – Raven Bryant, Internet Application and Design (Schenectady City Schools)
  • SkillsUSA Area III Scholarship Awards – Dan Moore, Internet Application and Design (Watervliet CSD)
  • Spring Water Bistro Award – Gabriella Novak, Culinary Tech Prep (Watervliet CSD)
  • SUNY SCCC College Tech Prep Scholarship – Megan O’Toole, Culinary Tech Prep (Voorheesville CSD)
  • William Kress Humanitarian Award – Samantha Dollar, Culinary Tech Prep (Mohonasen CSD)

Center for Advanced Technology (CAT) @ Mohonasen

  • American Red Cross Scholarship – Samantha Dell’Acqua, Entertainment Technology (Guilderland CSD)
  • Gregory Knorr Memorial Scholarship – Madison Hurley, Theater Technology (Schalmont CSD)
  • SkillsUSA Scholarship and Skills USA Student of the Year – Connor Fancher, Welding and Metal Fabrication (Cobleskill-Richmondville CDS)

Schoharie Career and Technical School

  • American Red Cross Scholarship Award – Thomas Crescimanno, Criminal Justice (Middleburgh CDS) 
  • Construction/Heavy Equipment Advisory Board Scholarship – Matthew Furlong and Alexander Juhl (Middleburgh CDS)
  • Construction/Heavy Equipment Advisory Board Scholarship matched by SUNY Cobleskill – Alexander Juhl (Middleburgh CDS)
  • Culinary Scholarship Award – Katie Hannmann (Middleburgh CDS)
  • Joseph N. Fuchs Award – Douglas Moraski, Construction/Heavy Equipment (Schalmont CDS)
  • Outstanding Student of the Year Award – Alexia Torres, Culinary (Cobleskill-Richmondville CDS)
  • Outstanding Student of the Year Nominees Award – Rose Bridger, Culinary (Cobleskill-Richmondville CDS) and Katherine Zapotocki, Criminal Justice (Duanesburg CDS)
  • Outstanding Career Portfolio Award – Nicole Filkins, Construction/Heavy Equipment (Berne-Knox-Westerlo CDS), Kourtney Nizeul, Cosmetology (Middleburgh CDS) and Rose Bridger, Culinary (Cobleskill-Richmondville CDS)
  • ProStart Award – Katlynn Manchester and Alexia Torres (Cobleskill-Richmondville CDS)
  • Richard A. Conklin Scholarship Award – Michael Sperbeck, Construction/Heavy Equipment (Duanesburg CDS)
  • SkillsUSA Award – Ian Letko, Construction/Heavy Equipment (Cobleskill-Richmondville CDS)
  • Schoharie County Counselors’ Scholarship – Nicole Filkins, Construction/Heavy Equipment (Berne-Knox-Westerlo CDS)
  • Schoharie Valley Region Antique Automotive Car Association Scholarships – Allix Rode, Automotive (Cobleskill-Richmondville CDS) and Zach Lonegran, Automotive, (Duanesburg CDS)