Cottonwood AZ (May 7, 2014) – Yavapai College’s Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) honored the academic achievements of 18 Yavapai College students at CTEC’s annual recognition event held April 25 at the Yavapai College Prescott campus.
Katy Welch, an electronics student who lives in Cottonwood, received the President’s Award for Excellence. Jeanne L. Miller, a Prescott resident in the administration of justice program, received the Vice President’s Award for Academic Excellence. Both were also honored as the outstanding students in their respective programs.
CTEC also recognized several faculty members, both full time and adjunct, for their contributions to the education of students in technical education programs. Full-time faculty members honored were Justin Brereton, agribusiness at the Chino Valley Center; Mike Davis, administration of justice studies at the Prescott Valley Center; and Jerrad Smith, automotive at CTEC. Adjunct faculty awards were presented to Ivan Legler, administration of justice studies at the Prescott Valley Center; Andy Lloyd, canine program at the Chino Valley Center; and Bill McKnight, air traffic control at CTEC.
CTEC is a hands-on training facility in Prescott that provides students with the highest quality technical education leading to careers in high-demand sectors of industry.
The CTEC student honorees are:
- Katy Welch, President’s Award for Excellence and Outstanding Electronics Technology Student
- Jeanne L. Miller, Vice President’s Award for Academic Excellence and Outstanding Administration of Justice Student
- Scott Wilcox, Outstanding Fire Science Certificate Student
- Miles Mabey, Outstanding Pre-Engineering Student
- John Parish, Outstanding Computer Numerical Control Student
- Kiayah Bean, Outstanding Diesel Student
- Dorothy Caine, Outstanding Industrial Plant Technician Student
- Andrew McKnight, Outstanding Emergency Management Applications Student
- Greg Abrams, Outstanding Automotive Tech Student
- Shawn Harvey, Outstanding Welding Student
- Kevin Casteel, Outstanding Auto Body & Paint Student
- Linda Bruner, Outstanding Horticulture Student
- Dennis Mishler, Outstanding Canine Program Student
- Garrett Rozendaal, Outstanding Gunsmithing Student
- Joe Harris, Outstanding NARTA Student
- James Galan, Outstanding Aviation-Helicopter Student
- Peter Scott, Outstanding Aviation-Fixed Wing Student
- Greg Gannon, Outstanding Emergency Medical Services Student