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New Hanover County Schools Announces the 2017 CTE Student Leadership Conference

New Hanover County Schools will be holding the 2017 CTE Student Leadership Conference “All Hands on Deck” (#allhandsondeck) on Friday, September 22, 2017, from 9:20 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., at Cape Fear Community College, Union Station, 502 North Front St. Wilmington, NC. NHCS’ CTE Supervisor, Shemeka Shufford, will deliver the opening remarks at 9:30 a.m. The event will bring together student leaders from CTE-based clubs to assist in the development of their leadership skills and to network with other student leaders. Below is the preliminary agenda:

9:20 am

Check-in (wristbands)

9:20-9:45 am Skills U.S.A. Advisors meet in Lobby
9:30-9:45 am Welcome - Shemeka Shufford, CTE Supervisor
9:45-10:15 am “Leading a Team” -Peyton Holland
10:20-10:40 am Station #1- “Communication Minefield” Sgt. Quinn-Leader
Duke Wallin/Emilie Pridgen-Facilitator
10:45-11:05 am Station #2 - Officer Responsibilities/Member Recruitment
Peyton Holland/Darryl Rogers-Leader
Jonathan Locklear-Facilitator
11:10-11:30 am Station #3 - Program of Work/Community Service - Jill Pack/Wendy Turrentine-Leaders
Kathy Rich-Facilitator
11:35-11:55 am Station#4 - Fundraising / Competition -Sonya Thigpen-Leader
Demarcus Nixon-Facilitator
12:00 - 12:40 pm Lunch / Club Cheer
12:45-1:30 pm “All Hands on Deck” -Jana Cobb-Leader
All CTE/CDC/Spec Pops-Facilitators
1:35-2:00 pm “Tying it all together”
2:00-2:15 pm Club Cheer & Certificate Presentation
2:15 pm Dismiss to schools

The mission of Career-Technical Education is to empower students with skills and knowledge needed for effective participation in a global economy as world-class workers, productive citizens, and contributors to Society. Students develop the ability to work independently and as part of a team, think creatively to solve problems, and utilize technology in the problem-solving process. CTE concentrators are career and college ready with 21st-century skills. The Career and Technical Education Curriculum promotes best practices, integration of language arts, math, and technology. For more information on CTE visit or contact Shemeka Shufford at (910) 254-4307.

Posted: 09/12/17