Prattville, Autauga, & Elmore Counties Student Spotlights – July 2022

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Every month we compile a list of students doing great things across the River Region.  We have so many talented students in our area.  River Region Parents joins with their families and schools to celebrate their achievements!
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CLAS Banner School Ceremony Honors ECTC

The Elmore County Technical Center was honored to receive a CLAS School of Distinction banner in recognition the Camp Discovery summer program for 8th grade students!  The Elmore County Technical Center was the only school in the River Region to receive recognition this year as CLAS recognized 30 Schools of Distinction across the 8 State School Board Districts.  Each school was nominated for this award by their superintendent with 166 school programs nominated statewide.

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Wetumpka High Race Results

National Greenpower Race Results…Wetumpka High School NERDS…3rd Place National F-24 Stock!! Go Indians!!

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Pine Level 2nd Graders Learn About Life Cycles at Lanark

Pine Level Elementary 2nd graders visited Lanark in Millbrook to continue learning about animal and plant life cycles. Students participated in a guided nature walk and were able to pet reptiles and amphibians!

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Montgomery Fire/Rescue Graduates Former ECTC Students

The Public Safety & Law program at the Elmore County Technical Center was well represented in the most recent graduating class of Montgomery Fire/Rescue.  Four former students, Katie Reeves – Holtville High 2020, Logan Thornton – Elmore County High 2021, Tanner McCord – Stanhope Elmore High 2021, and Alex Drinkard – Wetumpka High 2017, completed the 22 weeks of rigorous training in recruit school and received their certificates as Firefighter Trainee Graduates in Class 2021-C.

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Elmore County Technical Students Conquer Rappelling Tower

ECTC Public Safety and Law students practiced proper safety and technique rappelling down a 48’ tower during class.  For many, they had to conquer a fear of heights to accomplish this feat.  It’s the equivalent of lowering yourself from the top of a 4-story building or out of a 5th floor window!

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Elmore County Tech Students Win at SkillsUSA

Seven students from ECTC represented the Electrical and Computer/IT programs at SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference. They brought home 5 medals with 2 winning the state championship in their competitions!
Results (by category of competition):
Information Technology – 1st place, Ashton Geer (Elmore County High)
Internetworking – 3rd place, Logan Burkhart (Stanhope Elmore High)
Technical Computer Applications – 1st place – Nathan Currier (Wetumpka High), 2nd place – Joshua Alexander (Elmore County High), 3rd place – Kaleb Sims (Wetumpka High)

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Elmore County High Holds End of Year Soccer Banquet

Players, coaches, family and friends gathered Monday night at Good Hope Baptist Church for the ECHS 2022 Soccer Banquet. It was a great night celebrating our players. Thanks to all our fans for supporting our teams this season!

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Elmore County Banquet Awards

Eighty students from Elmore County Schools were recognized during the 2022 Elmore County Career and Technical Education Awards Banquet including 21 Students of the Year representing the top student countywide in each of the CTE programs of study.  Several students received scholarships during the ceremony as well.


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