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Cortlandville students shine at Imagination Celebration art exhibit Cortlandville students shine at Imagination Celebration art exhibit: The 2018 “Imagination Celebration” Art Show, recently held at the Homer Center for the Arts, was a great success for students from the OCM BOCES Cortlandville Campus. The annual event is community-wide art exhibit, with two shows divided by grade level, on display throughout the month of April. Artwork submitted for students in grades 7-12 is judged by outside artists   Students from OCM BOCES Special Education and Graphic Communications programs were selected by their teachers, Sarah Carmen and Tonya Komar, to have their work displayed. Tonya Komar said, “We have so many talented artists so it was difficult to narrow the selection but we chose our strongest student work for display. I’m happy to say that the jury selected several of our students’ works ...
Construction Tech. students help build partnerships Construction Tech. students help build partnerships: Students from OCM BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) and Adult Education programs were among hundreds of exhibitors recently showcasing products and services at this year’s Central New York Home and Garden Show. The show is among New York’s largest home and garden exhibits. OCM BOCES was pleased and proud to have been asked to participate as part of the show’s inaugural “Building Tomorrow’s Workforce” exhibit.   The intent of the exhibit was not only to showcase the behind-the-scenes work done in the construction industry, but to promote the jobs available in the field. Several CTE Construction Trades students helped promote the event in advance of the show with an appearance on “Bridge Street.”   OCM BOCES staff ...
Nearly 200 CTE students qualify for National Technical Honor Society Nearly 200 CTE students qualify for National Technical Honor Society: OCM BOCES recently inducted 84 Syracuse-area students inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS). Students that qualify for induction into the technical honor society represent the “best of the best” in CTE programs. The Syracuse-area induction ceremony took place on Tuesday, March 20. An induction ceremony for Cortland-area students will take place on Wednesday, April 4. Ninety-one Cortland-area students will be inducted at that ceremony   To be inducted into the technical honor society students must have an 85 average or higher, 12 or fewer absences from their program for the year and receive a teacher endorsement. Students must also demonstrate attributes that include: respect, honesty, skill, responsibility, leadership, service and citizenship.   ...
Regional SkillsUSA winners announced Regional SkillsUSA winners announced: Congratulations to our OCM BOCES students who participated in this year’s Regional SkillsUSA competition held last month. Hundreds of area Career and Technical Education students competed in contests including performance and written tests. Here are the tudents who placed in the competition: Levi Barnes, a senior from the Baldwinsville CSD – 1 st place in Medical Terminology Stephen Bross, a senior from the West Genesee CSD – 1 st place in Basic Vehicle Maintenance Kayla Helfeld, a senior from the Westhill CSD – 1 st place in Nail Care William Moskvich, a senior from the Cazenovia CSD – 1 st place in Collision Repair Kevin Nolan, a senior from the West Genesee CSD – 1 st place in Carpentry Devin Shon, a senior from the ...
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