Several students from our Construction and Welding programs were invited to visit a Korte Construction job site this week. Jason Weiss, Client Services Manager for The Korte Company, gave the students a personal tour of BJC’s Alton Memorial Hospital project. The 2-story, 42,000 square foot building is an addition to Medical Building “B” on the Alton campus and construction began in April of 2017.
North Tech hosted a press conference this week for the Associated General Contractors of Missouri (AGCMO) to celebrate BuildMO Week, Oct. 2-6, a weeklong celebration of the construction industry in Missouri.
Diesel Technology senior Matt Ledbetter is spending the last semester of this year on the job. He has been hired as a paid intern at L & C Truck Repair, a full-service truck repair company in the Overland area.
Diesel Technology senior Jack Dietrich will be joining the ranks at L. Keeley Construction next semester as he begins a paid internship to round out his training. Dietrich will be the first high school intern to work as a Service Fleet Maintenance Tech for the company.
Congratulations to North Tech’s first class of certified Patient Care Technicians! The Health Sciences department added Patient Care Technician (PCT) curriculum to the program this year.
In an industry focused on creating great experiences for customers, details matter. Teaching students how to ensure they exceed standards is our new Hospitality and Hotel Management instructor’s number one goal.
North Tech’s list of successful alumni is full of students who have accomplished some amazing things. Sometimes, students have to take on tough challenges beyond the work we require of them in their programs in order to reach their goals. Takala Cooper has overcome significant barriers with the help of her North Tech family and NPower.
The Home Builders Association of St. Louis & Eastern Missouri (HBA), through the launch of their first student chapter, has partnered with North Technical High School in Florissant and South Technical High School in Sunset Hills to enrich the lives of students interested in the trades by offering them first-hand exposure to the world of home building.
When Derrion Henderson began attending South Tech High School as a half-day sophomore in 2007, he had not yet decided to pursue a career as a journalist. Like many 15-year-olds, he was looking for classes that involved experiential learning.
Tre Malik, a 2016 graduate of North Tech’s Cisco Networking Academy, has some serious goals. While other recent high school grads are still determining their major, this young man is designing a future that will ensure he earns a six-figure salary by the time he is 25…and he’s already halfway there.