In the normally raucous indoor track at Suffolk Community College, career and technical education students from across Long Island worked diligently to complete a list of skills they had to demonstrate within an hour during the recent regional SkillsUSA competitions. When the final call came, Wilson Tech students took 41 medals including 11 individual first […]Read More
National Center Reflects Tech Student’s Vision
The new entrance to the National Leadership and Skills Center in Leesburg, VA, the headquarters for SkillsUSA, was inspired by a walkway plan that Brandon Boyle, a senior in Wilson Tech’s Architectural Design/CAD program, designed. The North Babylon student’s entry was selected from 32 entries in a nationwide competition. “His design was exceptional and we […]Read More
Cooking His Way to College and Italy
Nick Giambrone, a senior from Lindenhurst in Tech’s Culinary Arts program, is well on his way to a college education and a semester in Italy. He recently won a $36,000 scholarship, including the opportunity to study abroad, after taking third place in the seventh annual America’s Best High School Chef competition sponsored by Monroe College […]Read More
PTA Awards $500 Scholarship to Fashion Student
Lauren Scott-Mohammed, a John Glenn High School senior in Wilson Tech’s Fashion Merchandising/Design program, was recently awarded a $500 scholarship from Suffolk Region PTA. Kathy Vento, Suffolk Region PTA Director, presented the award at the annual PTA Night dinner sponsored by Western Suffolk BOCES. The skills that she has learned during her two years at […]Read More
Watch How Tech Helps Build Careers!
See what you can learn at Wilson Tech! Hear what Tech students say about their Tech programs! “Explore Tech” showcases high school juniors and seniors who have chosen to attend Wilson Tech for half of their school day. Registration is now underway for fall 2015. Interested students should ask their guidance counselor how to register […]Read More
Tech Design Wins Again!
Once again, two Tech students in the Advertising/Graphics Design program captured top honors in the annual Huntington Chamber of Commerce’s Business Leadership Competition. In above left photo, Melanie Wolff (l.) of W. Babylon and Sydnie Wittenberg (r.) of Harborfields won first place and in above right photo, Tiffany Gortakowski (l.) of Smithtown West and Connor […]Read More
Photography Students Leap for Assignment
photo by Dana Mansbart Photography students (l. to r.) Jackie Smith, Smithtown West HS; Priscilla Benedetto, John Glenn HS; and Darius Greene, Walter G. O’Connell HS, helped their classmate Dana Mansbart, Harborfields HS, complete her assignment for a stop action photo by jumping in the snow outside their classroom. Assignments take Tech students to many […]Read More
State Farm Donates Vehicles for Repair Lessons
After donating two vehicles to Wilson Tech’s auto body repair program, two State Farm employees visited with Tech students to see the repairs underway. Discussing the damage to the 2004 Mazda 6S are (l. to r.) Mandell Smith, State Farm agent; Brad Amendola of Deer Park; Brian Greenzang, Estimatics Team Manager; Joseph Aveline of Northport; […]Read More
On the Tarmac with Aviation Students
Both high school and adult students had a chance to learn more about an aerospace career at the 5th biennial Aviation & Aerospace Career Fair held recently at Republic Airport. Wilson Tech offers Aircraft Technology where high school students can build the technical foundation that can lead to FAA licenses in Powerplant and Airframe. BOCES […]Read More
Beautification Project Earns Eagle Scout Rank!
Anthony Pumarejo (l.), senior in construction electricity; Holly Michels, medical laboratory instructor; Isabella Mancini, CAD instructor; Karen Milian-Pumarejo, cosmetology instructor; and Bruce Spivak, culinary instructor, take a break during the installation of a seating area at Wilson Tech’s Dix Hills campus. The construction was part of Anthony’s Eagle Scout project. Wait until you enter Wilson […]Read More