Acura Hires Tech Student After Internship

Joseph Zambrotta (l.) of North Babylon gets words of encouragement from his mentor Steve Hurd (r.), service and parts director at Acura of Huntington. Joe, a senior in Tech’s automotive technology program, is participating in an AutoYES work-study program at the dealership. Joseph Zambrotta and Grant Howard, who will be 2014 graduates of Wilson Tech’s automotive technology program, so impressed […]

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Culinary Student Turns Mystery Basket into $1,000

Mathew Kollmeier (c.) of Northport holds the trophy and the Japanese chef’s knife that he won along with the $1,000 Sysco scholarship from Todd Romano (l.), regional sales manager for SYSCO Long Island, LLC, and Richard Freilich (r.), program director and instructor Suffolk County Community College Culinary Arts Center. With the confidence of a seasoned […]

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Architectural Design/CAD Student Earns Paid Internship

Senior Sarah Chiriboga (l.) and instructor Isabella Mancini (r.), explained Wilson Tech’s Architectural Design/CAD program to the BOCES Board at its January meeting. As the Architectural Design/CAD program progressed from residential to commercial structures, Wilson Tech student Sarah Chiriboga learned both the technical skills and the confidence to win a paid internship with William F. […]

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Tech Students Driven to Success!

Wilson Tech seniors (l. to r.) Jon Santana of Kings Park won first place in regional competition as the team’s alternate; Matthew Uricchio and Kevin Donaldson of Smithtown West won $36,500 in scholarships for first place in regional GNYADA auto competition; Ralph Savarese won trophy for winning instructor. For the seventh time in the past nine […]

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Stacking Credentials at Tech

Have you ever noticed the American Service Excellence (ASE) certifications hanging on the wall of your car mechanic’s shop? If not, take a look. These certifications indicate which technicians have passed rigorous exams and have at least two years of work experience.   While in high school, Jose Yanez (r.), a recent graduate of Walter […]

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Solar Panels Add New Skills

Tech students in carpentry and construction electricity added new skills to their resumes as they installed solar panels on the overhang of the building that houses their classrooms. The Tech curriculum now includes units on wind and solar energy to enhance the employability of Tech graduates. Take a look at the installation process! Photos taken […]

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LIFT Awards $5,000 Scholarships to 3 Students

Three students from Wilson Tech have been selected for the prestigious LIFT (Long Island Forum for Technology) scholarships. The awards, valued at up to $5,000 per year (for up to two years) for tuition to further their education and training on Long Island were presented to (l. to r.) Yander Reyes of Wyandanch in Aircraft […]

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Veterinarians Provide Scrubs and Field Trips

Thanks to a generous award of $500 from the Long Island Veterinary Medical Association, Wilson Tech’s Manor Plains chapter of FFA purchased the scrubs that the students in Veterinary Assisting program wore (shown above) at the recent New York State FFA Convention. LIVMA selected Wilson Tech’s FFA chapter for the award because of its history […]

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