Career & Technical Education students honored

Twenty six Career and Technical Education students were honored last month at the Lewiston Regional Technical Center’s Culinary Arts building. Each of the CTE Centers in Maine selected a “Student of The Year.” Over 200 family, friends, CTE faculty and Directors attended.

The following students received Certificates of Achievement.

  1. Van Buren Technology Center: Lindsey Gendreau – Nursing Assistant
  2. Coastal Washington County Institute of Technology, Machias: Courtney Kafka – Culinary Arts
  3. Houlton Region Two: Mariah Boyd – Law Enforcement
  4. Presque Isle Regional Technology Center: Kile Ryder – Building Trades
  5. St. Croix Regional Technical Center, Calais: Caitlin Reynolds – Culinary Arts
  6. Oxford Hills Technical School: Jared Hall – Building Construction Technology
  7. Biddeford Regional Center of Technology: Jessica Paterson – Intro to Medical Science
  8. Tri-County Technical Center, Dexter: Arielle Carlow – Graphic Design and Communication
  9. Sanford Regional Technical Center: Kyle Stimpson – Health Occupations
  10. Brunswick Region Ten Technical High School: Spencer Wodatch – Early Childhood Education
  11. Bath Regional Career & Technical Center: Brycson Grover – Carpentry
  12. Caribou Regional Technology Center: Ryan Tourk – Welding, Health & Medical, Criminal Justice, Computer Electronics
  13. Westbrook Regional Vocational Center: Wei-How Huang – Drafting
  14. United Technology Center Bangor: Kaarie Burns – Building Construction
  15. Region 9 School of Technology, Mexico: Blair Stevens – Certified Nursing Assistant
  16. Somerset Career and Technical Center, Skowhegan: Samantha Mello – Early Childhood Education
  17. Portland Arts & Technology High School: Jacob Cooper – Music
  18. Waldo County Technical Center: Caitlin Hathaway – Graphic Design
  19. Hancock County Technical Center, Ellsworth: Connor Petros – Media Communications
  20. Mid-Coast School of Technology, Rockland: Jacob Murphy – Machine Tool, Welding and Fabrication
  21. Lewiston Regional Technical Center: Isaac Kabuika – Information Technology
  22. Lake Region Vocational Center: Kaytlyn Terry – Culinary Arts
  23. Mid Maine Technical Center, Waterville: Hillary Libby – Construction Technology
  24. Foster Technology Center, Farmington: Mitchell Guillaume – Biotechnology and Composite Manufacturing
  25. Northern Penobscot Tech Region III, Lincoln: Nikkol Mulligan – Culinary Arts
  26. Capital Area Technical Center, Augusta: Michaela Rice – Certified Nursing Assistant

State Director of Career and Technical Education Meg Harvey was the keynote speaker at this year’s event and Director of Lake Region Vocational Center Rosie Schacht was the emcee. A great meal was served by the Lewiston Regional Technical Center Culinary Arts students.

Winners of a random draw of a $1,000 Maine Administrators Career and Technical Education (MACTE) scholarship were Conner Petros of Hancock County Technical Center, Ellsworth and Isaac Kabuika of Lewiston Regional Technical Center. Students can use these funds for anything educational related including tools.

For more information about Career and Technical Education at Maine’s 27 regions and centers click here.