The Mt. Vernon Minute

College and Careers Newsletter

Volume 1 Issue 6

I hope this week finds you healthy and happy! Please let me know if you have any questions about anything in this newsletter. Have a great weekend!!

Career Cluster Spotlight

This week's Career Cluster Spotlight is the Architecture and Construction Cluster. These careers complete structures needed for our daily life like our homes, schools and stores. There are many working parts to completing these projects. Watch the video to see what a possible career in Architecture and Construction could look like!
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Wildcat Workforce

Check out these graduates of MVHS in the Architecture and Construction Career Cluster:

Journeyman Wireman Electrician

Piping Designer

Registered Architect

President/Owner of Benthall Brothers INC.

Employability Skills - Everybody needs them!

This week's Employability Skill is Decision Making. Having good decision making skills helps you to excel as a leader. This skill also helps you to create strong bonds with your fellow employees. When you have good decision making skills, you actually save your company money. Supplies are not wasted and mistakes and risks are lessened.
Making Tough Choices with Kid President


21st Century Scholars

21st Century Scholars is an early-college promise program designed to help ensure that every Hoosier student can afford the opportunity provided by a college education. There are eligibility requirements, but students who are accepted and follow the program are eligible for 100% of their tuition costs at an Indiana state school of their choice! Enrollment occurs in either 7th or 8th grade, but must be completed by June 30th of their 8th grade year. Enrollment is easy! Please reach out if you need help getting your student enrolled!
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Learn More Indiana

Learn More Indiana webpage is a 1-stop shop resource for students and their parents. From this website you can begin to plan your career, prepare for college and map out your costs. Visit the site to see all that they offer!
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Laura Kuhn

Career and Technical Education Coordinator