DAYTON — Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) Class of 2017 scholarship winners were announced on Friday, May 12, during the Senior Recognition Ceremony at the Wright State Nutter Center. 645 students qualified with grades and attendance to participate in the Senior Recognition Ceremony and receive their Career Passport.
The Career Passport is awarded to students that successfully complete their MVCTC career program with good grades, good attendance, and the ability to demonstrate competencies in their career program. The Career Passport complements the high school diploma that is earned while at MVCTC. Students receive their high school diploma from the partner school district they attend.
In addition to Career Passports being awarded during the Senior Recognition Ceremony, several MVCTC students were announced as recipients of the 2017 MVCTC Department, Foundation, and Employee Association scholarships. The students receiving scholarships include:
• Delaney Adams, Graphic Commercial Art student from Twin Valley South, recipient of a $2,000 Treva & Robert Sidle Scholarship
• Julianne Cramer, Computer Repair and Technical Support student from Eaton, recipient of the $500 MVCTC Foundation Business & Information Technology Department Scholarship
• Madison Wright, Biotechnology student from Twin Valley South, recipient of the $500 MVCTC Foundation Math & Science Department Scholarship
• Megan Wright, Sports Medicine student from Twin Valley South, recipient of the $500 MVCTC Employees’ Association Scholarship
The MVCTC Class of 2017 valedictorians included:
• Lindsay Owens (Biotechnology/Tri-County North) – Owens will be attending Calvin College in the fall.
• Chelsey Strawser (Sports Medicine/Tri-County North) – Strawser plans to attend Defiance College to major in pre-medicine with the goal of attending medical school.
• Madison Wright (Biotechnology/Twin Valley South) – Madison plans to attend Saint Francis University in Pennsylvania with the goal of attending medical school.
• Megan Wright (Sports Medicine/Twin Valley South) – Megan plans to attend Ohio Northern University with the goal of becoming a physician’s assistant.
In total over $3 million worth of scholarships were earned by the MVCTC Class of 2017. This includes 729 students earning a $3,000 Tech Prep Scholarship to Sinclair Community College, totaling over $2.1 million.