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Melinda Hitt, Dental Occupations Instructor at CTC@Courthouse started a Dental Clinic in Honduras in honor of her late infant son Peter.  For the past 3 years Melinda has been taking students to work in her clinic and to visit local Honduran elementary schools to give children free dental care.  While on spring break Melinda and… Full Article


Chesterfield CTE students closing the skills gap. 53 students recognized for landing a job and starting their career pathway before graduating from high school. Congratulations to all! CTC Program Student Company/Branch Automotive Technology Ross Bernardo Brown’s Jaguar Automotive Technology Brandon Dougherty Heritage Chevrolet Automotive Technology Josh LePrade Lexus of Richmond Automotive Technology Werley Tejeda Brown’s… Full Article


Midlothian High School recently earned a spot in The Governor’s Challenge in Economics and Personal Finance, a rigorous statewide competition that will be held April 20 at Capital One in Richmond. Midlothian High is one of several teams from across Virginia that will test their knowledge of economic concepts and apply their skill in personal… Full Article


The 2018 ranking of the 100 Best W!se High Schools Teaching Personal Finance on April 16th at a ceremony in New York City hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and sponsored by Voya Financial®. The 2018 ranking is based on school achievement in SY 2016-17 and I am delighted to let you… Full Article


Please join me in congratulating Scott Steinruck (CTC@Courthouse), Information Technology Instructor, for winning the 2018 Chairman’s Award from RVATech. Scott is the first K-12 educator to be recognized with the Chairman’s Award. Scott is receiving the Award for his work in developing future workforce, Cyber Patriots and cyber security support, and his support of Tech4Troops…. Full Article


On May 3, at the Chesterfield County Police Department Volunteer Appreciation Dinner the Veterinary Science Classes from 2005-2018 as well as Michaela Dismann, instructor, were awarded the Presidential Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Service Award for volunteering at the animal shelter. This is the highest volunteer award from the Office of the President of the United States. Congratulations… Full Article


Discover 37 career-education options available to Chesterfield County high school students during the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center (CTC) Open House on Jan. 27 from noon-2 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Courthouse, 10101 Courthouse Road, and from 1-3 p.m. at the Chesterfield Career and Technical Center @ Hull, 13900 Hull Street… Full Article


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The Courthouse Bake Shop now has their new installment of Granite slabs. This will assist when it comes to our month long learning of chocolate production. A special thank you to the Classic Granite company for their generous donation of substantial slabs of granite worth around $6,500. The granite allows pastry chefs to temper chocolate, which… Full Article


“Governor Terry McAuliffe announced additional appointments to his Administration. The appointees will join McAuliffe’s Administration focused on finding common ground with members of both parties on issues that will build a new Virginia economy and create more jobs across the Commonwealth.” Matthew D. Roberts of Richmond, Technical Professional T-Nail Technician Teacher, Chesterfield Career and Technical… Full Article