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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 http://www.nhcs.net/workforce/index.htm  or contact Shemeka Shufford at (910) 254-4307.




Posted: 09/12/17