Chatham, NC — A remarkable number of Chatham County Schools students were recently honored at the Career and Technical Education (CTE) celebration held at Chatham Central High School. The evening featured remarks from Superintendent Dr. Derrick D. Jordan, Executive Director for Secondary Grades and CTE, Dr. Kelly Batten, and student leader, Tanner Hensen.
Numerous students from all three Chatham County High Schools were honored for their achievements in various areas of CTE. Students provided introductions to many of the organizations through skits and presentations.
The following three CTE teachers of the year were also honored:
- Chatham Central High School – Jeff Phillips
- Jordan-Matthews High School – Megan George
- Northwood High School – Rick Parks
Additionally, students were recognized for achieving credentials in: Agriculture Certifications; Certified Nursing Assistants; EverFi; Microsoft IT Academy; National Center for Construction Education and Research; and ServSafe. Over eighty students were also inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. The evening concluded with a reception featuring punch and cookies from Everett Goldston’s Foods classes at Chatham Central, and flowers from Chris Hart’s agricultural classes.