Students commit to careers and training at National Signing Day event

The annual Capital Region BOCES National Signing Day was a success with 30 high school students signing letters of intent and a crowd of more than 180 business, family, labor and education supporters watching. During a ceremony on Thursday at the Career & Technical Education Center – Albany Campus, dignitaries celebrated the students as well …

Career & Technical Education students win several awards in statewide SkillsUSA competition

Capital Region BOCES’ Career & Technical Education students recently competed in regional SkillsUSA competitions and advanced to the statewide competition in Syracuse. Congrats to the dozen SkillsUSA New York State Champions and medalists from the Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education Center – Albany and Schoharie campuses! State champions in the CSI contest are …

Career & Technical Education students from more than a dozen schools to compete in New York state competition

Nearly 70 students from 19 area school districts will represent Capital Region BOCES Career & Technical Education programs during a statewide SkillsUSA competition that will test their abilities in the skilled trades and in-demand career industries. The students, who hail from diverse school districts, such as Schenectady and Sharon Springs, Cobleskill-Richmondville and Watervliet, are competing …

Schalmont teen is ‘hooked’ on welding, hopes his welding skills take a ‘bite’ out of the competition

Reagan Pedinotti hopes to forge a career as a pipe welder but that is not putting a halt to his artistic and creative passions. In fact, the Schalmont High School senior has used those passions to fuel his love of welding and spark a better understanding of the skills involved in it. Pedinotti is in …

Twenty Career & Technical students earn regional honors at SkillsUSA competition

Twenty Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical Education students showed their in-depth knowledge of the skilled trades and earned medals at the regional SkillsUSA competition Thursday, March 17 in Schenectady and Albany. The seven first-place winners and many other medal winners earned their way to the state SkillsUSA competition in Syracuse next month. The student …

Dozens of area students to compete April 28 at state SkillsUSA competition

More than three dozen students from area high schools will represent Capital Region BOCES in the New York State SkillsUSA competition April 28 in Syracuse. Two additional students will represent BOCES as delegates and another three will use the skills they have learned in the Criminal Justice program to work security at the competition. The …

Students Shine At Regional SkillsUSA Competition

Nearly two dozen Career & Technical Education students showed in-depth knowledge of the skilled trades and earned medals at the regional SkillsUSA competition Wednesday, March 16. The students showed expertise in such diverse areas as carpentry, commercial baking, diesel engine repair and networking. They competed against their peers from Questar III and other BOCES during …

Students Soar In SkillsUSA Competition

Students from across our Career & Technical Education programs had the chance to demonstrate their expertise and job skills during the recent statewide SkillsUSA competition. Fourteen were ranked among the top four students in their field of study, with three—Nicholas Grock of Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (BHBL), Lucia Hingi of Shenendehowa, and Breanna Russell of Mohonasen—earning …

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