Welcome toHarford Technical High School Program Advisory Committee Dinner Meeting May 14, 2009
Harford Technical High School Mission Statement As Harford County’s technical high school, our mission is to ensure that every student will become a productive, responsible citizen while achieving mastery of academic, technical and life skills. Harford Technical High School students will accomplish this mission by participating in a challenging learning environment built on a strong partnership among students, faculty, family and community.
Agribusiness & Animal ScienceInstructor: Mrs. Naomi Knight • HTHS FFA Team Members won big at the State FFA Competition: • Katelyn Perzynski, 1st in Creed Speaking • Katie Snyder, Darlene Ney & Kelly Kundratic, 2nd, 3rd & 4th in Jr. Prepared Speaking • Alexandra Kalwa, 1st in Job Interview
Brick & Block MasonryInstructor: Mr. Gary Siler • Skills USA State Winners! • Tommy Debaugh, 1st Place Regional Masonry; 2nd Place State Masonry • Gary Kline, 2nd Place Regional Masonry; 1st Place STATE Masonry
Students in the Construction Technologies Program entered the new field of "green construction" with the first-ever LEED-certified green build in the 2008-2009 year.
CarpentryInstructor: Mr. Mike Svezzese Students worked extensively on the 1st-ever nationwide “green build” in partnership with Harford Habitat for Humanity, the Harford Student Trades Foundation, Bank of America, and DeWalt.
Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration TechnologyInstructor: Mr. John Bonomo
More Skills USA State Winners! HVAC Competition Jon Jacobs, 2nd Place Major Appliance Repair Ed Klein, 1st Place
More Skills USA State Winners! Teamworks Competition, 2nd Place in State J.J. Licata, Matt Soellner, Kelvin Glee, Cody Tanner Teamworks Competition, 3rd Place in State Ryan Justice, Ben Butler, Sam Lewis, Chris Nevin
Certified WeldingInstructor: Mr. Glenn Maguire Students worked on the HHH green build, as well as the new Archway for Cobra Stadium!
More Skills USA State Winners! “Related Technical Math” 2nd Place: Randy Piper 3rdPlace: Ryan Harrington
Computer & Networking TechnologyInstructor: Mr. Joe Foltz Skills USA State Winners: Eric Foltz & David Cobb 1st Place, Web Design
Computer-Aided Design & DraftingInstructor: Mr. Peter Ross Students developed the plans for the Harford Habitat for Humanity house and the Arch for Cobra Stadium
Computer-Aided Machining & High Performance ManufacturingInstructor: Mr. Jimmie Shumate Students worked extensively on the Arch for Cobra Stadium, earning recognition as Service Stars !
Floral DesignInstructor: Mr. Fred Gradishar Students in Floral Design continue to work “around the calendar” to produce floral creations of all descriptions for individuals, other schools, and for HTHS events (you’re enjoying some of their work right now!).
Students have worked on projects at HTHS and with the Harford Habitat for Humanity green build project. Landscape Architecture & ManagementInstructor: Mr. Fred Gradishar
Food Preparation & ManagementInstructors: Mr. Bob Moore and Ms. Alba Fazenbaker (Technician) Students plan and prepare daily meals in the Cobra Cove and execute numerous breakfasts, luncheons and dinners throughout the year (we hope you have enjoyed their work this evening!).
Licensed CosmetologyInstructors: Mr. George Carr & Mrs. Connie Withrow Licensed Cosmetology students earn hours toward eligibility for the State Licensing Exam while working in the clinic and classroom at Harford Tech. Students earned recognition as Service Stars by providing free services to clients from eldercare settings in the area.
Health Occupations: Sports Technician & Exercise ScienceInstructors: Mr. John Stearns, Mr. Johnny Watson In 2008-2009, STES students: • participated in internships and shadowing experiences in clinical settings such as the Arena Club, Bel Air Athletic Club • Assisted with physical education at HTHS • Ran the Thanksgiving and Christmas Drives for needy families, raising $2150 in cash and bringing in $2500 worth of toys, clothing & gifts.
Health Occupations Students of America (Nursing Assistant AND Sports Technician/Exercise Science) • HT students brought home 21 of the 28 Gold Medals awarded at the State HOSA Competition! • There are 14 students who will compete at NATIONALS in Tennessee! HOSA (Nursing Assistant) Certifications: 100% of HT seniors passed tests for Certified Nursing Assistant & for Geriatric Nursing Assistant
Service to the Community • HTHS/Red Cross Blood Drive • Tea Party at Lorien for students & residents • “Think Pink Day” (breast cancer awareness) • “Red Dress Day” (heart health awareness)
Printing & Graphic CommunicationsInstructor: Mrs. Monica Chiveral Students continued to design and produce newsletters, mass mailings, invitations, tickets, forms, posters, and a variety of printed material for HTHS and the community. Students earned recognition as Service Stars for their work on holiday greeting cards and calendars!
Automotive Refinishing & Collison RepairInstructor: Mr. Robert Pomp Students in this program are earning points through I-CAR, a national certification system that will keep the program current with industry equipment, procedures and standards. Another Skills USA State Winner: Sara Berk, 3rd Place in Collision Repair
HTHS Cooperative Work Experience Program Statistics, for 2008: 33 students in the program Gross income: $212,743 Taxes paid: $42,309 Hours worked: 22, 272 Average hourly wage: $10
Special Thanks to our Alumni PAC Members. . . Your presence on the Program Advisory Committee, and at the Dinner Meeting this evening, are greatly appreciated. Thank you for “giving back” to Harford Tech with your time and expertise!
Special Presentation:E-Moxie Data Solutions, IncorporatedMr. Chris Stone and Mr. Matt Pramschufer In recognition of and appreciation for your efforts in support of the students of Harford Technical High School and for Career & Technology Education Thank You!
Special thanks to all of you, our valued business partners and advisors, for your continued support of HTHS, our programs,and our students!
Technical area meetings to follow, locations to be determined by each committee. . .. . .Memorial Day falls on May 25th this year--if your birthday falls closest to that date, please take the centerpiece flowers with you this evening!!Thanks for joining us!