ALBANY, Ga. — Westover Comprehensive High School Career and Technical Instruction (CTI) students attended the state leadership conference at Rock Eagle April 24- 27. Six students competed at the conference with two students taking first place in their events.
Britavian Hightower placed 1st in Health Care Science and Keyanna Seide placed 1st in the area of Catering and Table Setting. The theme for the conference was "Leaders United."
During the conference, there were several leadership sessions in which students could obtain skills that will help them in pursuing careers after graduation.
Georgia CTI is designed to support students with disabilities enrolled in Career, Technical and Agricultural Education classes. The goal is to provide these students with job-entry skills at the completion of the CTAE experience. The role of the career and technical instruction coordinator is to provide resource assistance to students with disabilities served under the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) in the CTAE program and to coordinate the services needed for the learner to acquire his or her goal of job placement. Kimberly Preyer is CTI coordinator at Westover High.
Robert Cross Academic Bowl Team qualifies for nationals
The Robert A. Cross Middle Magnet School Academic Bowl Team will participate in the National Academic Quiz Bowl to be held May 31- June 2 in Washington D.C. The team qualified for participation by winning the regional competition and placing third in their state division.
Academic team members are Yi Jian Ma (Captain), Ryan Thomas, Ryan Moore, Kevin Sejour, Myles Sejour, Scott Dawson, Ikenine Ochie, Joshua Breasette, Shannon Mosley, Mauricio Recendez, Talia Griffin, Sarah Perry, and Yasmine Jones. Coaches are Ethelene Kimber, Jann Lockhart, Carla Anderson, and Fleta Collier.
Westover Student Achieves Perfect Score on National Latin Exam
The National Latin Exam Committee recently informed Principal William Chunn of Westover Comprehensive High School that freshman, Juliette Hu, achieved a perfect score on the National Latin Exam.
Only 792 students out of more than 140,000 who participated in the exam attained this distinction.
Brian Burton is Latin teacher at Westover.
Monroe Student Chosen to Attend National Youth Leadership Forum
Monroe Comprehensive High School rising junior, Seiviven Jenkins, was recently chosen from among the nation's top students to attend the Forum on National Security in Washington, D.C next fall. In collaboration with George Mason University, Seiviven will receive college credit while exploring courses and seminars in American diplomacy, intelligence, and defense.
In choosing students to attend the Forum, leadership potential is the foremost consideration. The National Youth Leadership Forum seeks to recognize promising students who will contribute to the strength and character of the Forum.
Jenkins is an accomplished student. He is currently on honor roll, is sophomore class president, a member of the football and track teams, an airman with AFJROTC, Drama Club sound technician and actor, as well as member of the student council.
Upon graduating, he plans to attend the U. S. Air Force Academy and become a Combat Control Officer.