Mr. Myers and several of his agriscience students attended the FFA State Legislative Leadership Conference in Harrisburg on March 13, 14, and 15. The State Legislative Leadership Conference is held annually in March. This conference teaches over 400 FFA members, the legislative process. Teaching today's youth how government works is vital to the future of our industry and our country. Students debate actual bills and conclude the conference by sharing breakfast with their Legislators.
The Bedford County Technical Center is operating under a 2-hour delay schedule today, Wednesday, March 30.
The Bedford County Technical Center is advertising for a clerical/child accounting secretary. Must be proficient using Microsoft Office. Excellent oral & written communication skills needed. Prior experience in an educational setting preferred. Submit resume, Act 34, 151 and FBI clearances to BCTC JOC Secretary, 195 Pennknoll Road, Everett, PA 15537. Application deadline is March 18, 2022 or until filled. EOE
The Bedford County Technical Center is closed today due to icy conditions. Today will not be a virtual day.
Due to the severe weather forecast, the Bedford County Technical Center will be operating under a 2-hour delay schedule tomorrow, Friday, February 25.
Today our culinary students opened up their kitchen to the entire school to purchase delicious treats. The 'Schoollie's Cafe' is open once a month to the student body. The cafe gives our culinary students a chance to fine-tune their customer service skills and all of our students something to look forward to.
This past weekend, BCTC students along with their teacher, Mr. Meyers, attended FFA’s Agricultural Cooperation Establishes Success (ACES). The conference provides an opportunity for students to collaborate with other FFA students from across the state and to develop teamwork and leadership skills.
The Bedford County Technical Center will be in session on Friday, February 18 and Monday, February 21 for snow make-up days.
The Bedford County Technical Center will be closed today, Friday, February 4 due to inclement weather.
Due to the forecast of sleet and freezing rain, the Bedford County Technical Center will be operating under a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Friday, February 4.
Job Posting: Clerical/Child Accounting Secretary The Bedford County Technical Center is advertising for an anticipated vacancy for a clerical/child accounting secretary. Must be proficient using Microsoft Office. Excellent oral & written communication skills needed. Prior experience in an educational setting preferred. Submit resume, Act 34, 151 and FBI clearances to BCTC JOC Secretary, 195 Pennknoll Road, Everett, PA 15537. Application deadline is February 18, 2022. EOE
Students from the Bedford County Technical Center took part in the District 7 SkillsUSA Competition at the Blair County Convention Center on Wednesday, January 19. The BCTC had 15 place winners in the competition including two that took first place and advanced to the state competition later this school year. The District 7 place winners were: • Gabe Fochtman, First in Welding • Josh Raycroft, First in Building Maintenance • Edison Fetterman, second in Building Construction • Nick Chamberlain, second in Cabinetmaking • Jonathan Dibert, second in Esthetics with model Ivy Weicht • Ethan Murphy, Tanya Ruddy, Nola Chamberlain, Kayla Hinish, and Lilly Mills, second in Health Knowledge Bowl • Emily Wareham, second in Medical Math • Brooke Clark, second in Medical Terminology • Marissa Hillegass, second in Nurse Assisting • Trey Myers, second in Related Technical Math • Grant Ferguson, third in Automotive Maintenance & Light Repair • Charles Noto, third in Commercial Baking • Catherine Shaffer, third in job interview • Tim Harter, Tyler Harter, Jadin Zinn, and Jeremy Cessna, third in Teamworks Other BCTC students that participated were Corey Kendall in Automotive Technology, Bailey Simons in Basic Health Care, Hayden King in Carpentry, Lexie Martin in Cosmetology, Emily Covert in Culinary Arts, Max VanDeventer in Job Skill Demonstration Open, and Nick Dawson in Masonry. The Pennsylvania SkillsUSA State Competition will be held in Hershey on April 6-8. Congratulations to our 2022 SkillsUSA District Competitors and Place Winners!
Due to the forecast of extremely cold temperatures, the Bedford County Technical Center will be operating under a 2-hour delay schedule tomorrow, Thursday, January 27.
At approximately 11:40 this morning our fire alarm was triggered. Students and staff were safely evacuated following our evacuation procedures. The Everett Fire Department was on site to conduct a walk through of our buildings and gave the all clear to return to normal operations. The incident is being recorded as a false alarm.
Due to inclement weather, we will be operating under a 2-hour delay tomorrow, Tuesday, January 18, 2022.
With the mask order vacated by the PA Supreme Court, we will revert back to our JOC approved Health and Safety Plan. The plan states that mask are recommended, but not required. Quarantines for close contacts of positive cases are still required. We will continue our due diligence with cleaning and distancing to avoid close contact quarantines.
Students in the Health Assisting program raised $522.16 during the month of October to donate to the Bedford County Pink Ribbon Fund. Culinary program students assisted by baking cookies to be sold as part of the fundraiser. Pictured are 3rd session Health Assisting students and Dr. Katherine Erlichman, president of the Bedford County Pink Ribbon fund. Front row: Hannah Virts, Harlie Taylor, Miranda Brown, Ava Dively, Trista Lemin, Dr. Erlichman, Kate McNamara, Makeisha Lewis, and Nola Chamberlain. Back row: Lilly Mills, Ethan Murphy, Diamond Baughman, Sabrina Adams, Katelyn Treece, Kayla Hinish, Samantha Yokum, Mrs. McClelland, and Tanya Ruddy.
Congratulations to our October Students of the Month!!!
FFA members provided children’s activities at Downtown on the Farm. The members provided pumpkin decorating, a small petting zoo and a corn pit for kids to play in while attending the festival.
Students from Mr. Whysong's second session welding program attended the CaptiveAire ribbon cutting ceremony in celebration of their facility expansion in Bedford. In addtion to hearing Representative Topper speak, the students were able to learn more about the HVAC manufacturing process at CaptiveAire along with the associated jobs that are currently in high demand at their facility. Students were given an exclusive tour of the production line which featured former BCTC welders as well as assembly line workers, electricians, and engineers. Senior students who are 18 years of age will be eligible to complete a work experience in high school with CaptiveAire through the BCTC's Cooperative Education Program.