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. …

Teen Finds the Right Prescription for Her Future

During her time with our New Visions: Health Careers Program at Ellis Medicine, recent graduate Allison Norris accomplished something few others can claim: earning a perfect 4.0. Norris, an aspiring physician, is the first to earn the achievement in the college- and high school scholars’ course at Ellis Medicine in more than decade, said teacher …

Duo Cook Up State Wins, Forge Unique Bond

Two ProStart state culinary competition wins over two years—and the teamwork and preparation they involved—have created a unique bond for seniors Kathryn Manchester and Alexia Torres. The duo, who attend Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School from the Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District, will graduate this June as two-time state champs and among the best …

From Career Fair to Solid Career

Senior Mark Molesky earns kudos for his skills, lands HVAC/R job pre-graduation Mark Molesky first learned about Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVAC/R) during a career fair at Schoharie High School. Four years later, Mark is set to graduate high school, already has a job in the industry and is considered one of the …

Future’s So Bright For These Twin Sisters

Twins Quinn and Sydney Rickard are headed for a bright future. The Schalmont Central School District juniors, who attend our Electrical Trades program, have set their collective sights on careers as union electricians. “It’s fun. I like working with my hands and working with electricity,” said Sydney. The Rickards are charting a non-traditional path for …

Designing a creative future

Kody Lieb, who aspires to a career in digital media and graphic design, is the first student in our Internet Application Design program to earn a prestigious Adobe certification. “This designation signifies an expertise that colleges often award credits for and makes job candidates more marketable,” said Internet Application Design Teacher Barb Gorbaty. To earn the …

Welding grad climbs to successful career heights

For 2016 Career and Technical School Welding and Metal Fabrication graduate Ian Mayo, the “height” of success in his chosen career is often 100 feet or more off the ground. Even before graduation, Mayo was parlaying what he’d learned in the classroom and through related work-based learning into a $40-plus/hour job as a full-time journeyman …

School to Work Seamless for Auto Technology Grad

When Chris Goodrich received his diploma from Cobleskill-Richmondville High School in June, he had already landed a full-time job in his field of study. Goodrich, who earned a number of awards at graduation, including Automotive Technology Outstanding Student (Schoharie Campus), was hired by Carver Companies, an area business that offers everything from road and waterline …

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