Tucker Tigers and SPARKY Compete in FIRST ROBOTICS Richmond Competition

The ‘Deep Space’ Chesapeake-Richmond VA District Competition for FIRST Robotics was held this weekend at Deep Run High School. Tucker’s team 384 SPARKY battled it out and ended up as a finalist in the competition. During the awards ceremony 384 SPARKY received the 2019 Excellence in Engineering Award. The team has been truly committed to…

CTE Now Podcast Interviews Members of the Virginia Asphalt Association

In this great episode we interview Carter Iseman, Director of Training and Development for Virginia Asphalt Association, David Helmick, Executive Vice President of Superior Paving, and Sunni Burton, QC Lab Technician for Superior Paving. They talk about their work in the asphalt industry and what they are actively doing to attract young people to their…

SkillsUSA District Competition

Students enrolled in Trade and Industrial programs through the Academy at Virginia Randolph, and the ACE Centers at Hermitage and Highland Springs were busy demonstrating all the great things they’ve learned through the SkillsUSA District event! The regional competition was held on February 23rd at Henrico’s Hermitage ACE Center. In addition, throughout February, several District…

Godwin Eagles Soar in FIRST ROBOTICS Richmond Competition

The ‘Deep Space’ Chesapeake-Richmond VA District Competition for FIRST Robotics was held this weekend at Deep Run High School. Godwin’s team TALON 540 was selected to be a part of the 2nd seeded alliance as the 27th ranked team and was eliminated by the 3rd seeded alliance after three matches in the semi-finals. During the…

Nurse Aide Students Study The Brain

Nurse Aide students at the ACE Center at Hermitage made jello “brains,” using a mold. (instructor: Pam Ross) Then they had to correctly label the parts of the brains. Click here for more pictures.

An ACE Center at Highland Springs Student Takes 1st Place

Rosemary Koola was awarded First Place in the Richmond Joint Engineering Council’s (RJEC) Essay Contest on February 20th. Rosemary is a first-year student in the High Tech Academy Program and her essay was titled: The Significance of Civil Engineers. In addition to recognition at the RJEC Banquet at the Jefferson Hotel, she received a $100…