Wired For Success

Adam Burton hasn’t decided whether a career as a lineman or an electrician is right for him. What the Schoharie senior knows for sure is that he has earned the skills he needs for success in either career through our Network Cabling Technician & Smart Home Technology program. “I feel like I have a better understanding …

Senior “Called” To Medicine Finds Rx in New Visions

Karrie Kosier’s dream is to become a doctor and help children heal. Through our New Visions: Health Careers program, located at St. Peter’s and at Ellis Hospitals, the Cobleskill-Richmondville senior is getting a head-start on this career path. “I have seen the trauma some family members and even friends have gone through and I feel called …

Network Cabling Senior Goes The Extra Mile For His Education

You could say Career and Technical School student Chris Rarick is going the extra mile for his education… an extra 40 miles, to be exact. That’s the distance the Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk High School (RCS) senior drives to learn the art of network cabling and smart home technology installation on our Schoharie campus. While RCS buses dozens …

From Molding Minds To Molding Metal

A move back east from the West Coast sparked a desire in Laura Kessler to give a new career a try—metal fabrication.

Plugging Into The Electrical Trades

Our Residential Electrical/Electrical Trades course makes “good sense” for adult learner Kevin Felton.

Blazing Trails In HVAC/R

Since she began working along with her dad at age 12, Adriana Holden has known she wanted a career in heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC/R). Now, she is following in her father’s footsteps—and blazing trails—in what is a traditionally male-dominated trade.

Becoming a Hair Stylist “Grew” On This Junior

Josiah Courtwright of Niskayuna is taking his love of hair styling to a new level, earning certification as a cosmetologist at our Career & Technical School as a “back-up” to his dreams of becoming a real estate tycoon.

Grad Writes His Own Script

When 2019 Scotia-Glenville graduate Tyler Blackman entered our Entertainment Technology program he was an aspiring Hollywood director bent on creating the next The Lord of The Rings film series. After working on the musical Anastasia last fall at Proctors Theatre—where he was immersed in all aspects of the backstage production—he decided to rewrite his script.

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