CTE program “Students of the Year” gather for a group photo. (SKSD photo)

CTE program “Students of the Year” gather for a group photo. (SKSD photo)

SK’s top CTE students recognized

Career & Technical Education program prepares students for varied careers

PORT ORCHARD — South Kitsap High School students excelling in Career & Technical Education classes were named CTE students of the year at a recognition ceremony late last month at the school.

Staff from each CTE program nominated and selected students to receive the awards. The students and their families were given a catered dinner by the school’s Advanced Culinary Program, according to a news release from South Kitsap School District.

The CTE program “offers a unique opportunity to engage students in an enormous variety of subjects, incorporating academic, creative and technical skills, with the specific goal, nowhere else represented in education, of preparing students for all of life that comes after high school,” according to the release.

Here are the Student of the Year winners for this school year:

Agriculture Science: Heather Sherwood

American Sign Language: Mikayla Davidson

AP Environmental Science: Megan Miller

Applied Math: Riley Hicks

Athletic Medicine: Phillip Figueroa

Automotive Tech: Luis Anderson

Business Accounting: Shawn Clough

Ceramics: Anna Fall

Computer Aided Drafting: Arwen Anderson

Family and Consumer Science: Kaylei Reyes

Graphic Arts: Alexandra Mae Bloomquist

Information Technology: Aaron Collins

Marketing: Paige Ohman

NJROTC: Cadet Joseph Obnial

Photography: Nakiah Hoskinson

Video Production: Maggie Degarimore

Woods Technology: Greggory Hughes

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