The Walker Talker

Walker Career Center weekly update - May 1, 2020

Cosmetology Utilizes Online Learning to Gain New Certifications

Congratulations to our seniors in Cosmetology as they were able to take an online learning course this week and became certified to spot skin cancer and melanoma, in addition to earning extra hours toward completion of the Cosmetology course! Congratulations ladies, hard to believe you are almost done with your State required 1,500 hours for licensure, this is an amazing accomplishment so finish strong!
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Senior Spotlight - Dental Careers and Finance Academy

Senior Raabyn Smith is currently finishing up her senior year with participation in both our Finance Academy and Dental Careers program. Raabyn is an active member of our student body and participates in the Walker Career Center Leadership Council and Technical Honor Society. Raabyn is such a delight to work with and is one of those individuals that just brightens your day when you see that smile coming down the hallway. Throughout this school year, Raabyn has volunteered to work with promoting Walker Career Center through 4th grade tours, middle school career festivals, Career Fest, and our homecoming parade to name a few. She always does such a wonderful job representing Walker Career Center! We look forward to following all of Raabyn's future successes as she heads off to Indiana State University in the Fall.
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FACS Team Does a Great Job Finding Ways to Escape Safely

Members of our Award Winning FACS Department have been sharing with one another great ideas to pass the time during these challenging days. As shown below, Mrs. Neyland is perfecting her skills at crochet, Mrs. Blanch is enjoying walks with Gunner, Mrs. DeMoss is showing multiple talents, Mrs. Randall is having a great time walking with Cauchy, Ms. Handy is becoming a master Artist, Mrs. Hood is bringing back some amazing Coloring skills , Mrs. Yazel is enjoying nature with hikes at Brookville Lake, Ms. Bell is hiking while also perfecting her cakes that she will hopefully share with us all in the fall, Chef Yount is enjoying some reading with her dog, and Mrs. Jordan is just trying to remember what day it is as she adjusts to life with baby Thea! What a fun and creative bunch of teachers!

WCC Staff Member Doubles as Model for IUPUI

It appears we are not the only ones that love Mr. Adams! IUPUI recently posted pictures with details of this years ceremony and decided to use our very own, Mr. Chico Adams as one of the individuals for their cover photo...... Don't forget about us after you become a celebrity Mr. Adams!
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Nutrition and Wellness creates Top Chef contest from home

Students in Nutrition and Wellness have been busy showcasing their talents from their house with a Top Chef challenge. After it is over, they are sharing their recipes with the rest of the class. Thank you for Ms. Handy for sharing these impressive photos!
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Call and Learn Initiative

Indiana is excited to announce the launch of a Call-and-Learn Hotline for students to use Monday through Friday, 1-5 p.m., that will be operated by members of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association (IRTA). The IRTA will be providing academic assistance to all students free of charge. The flyers are for your distribution as you deem necessary. This is a great opportunity for students and parents to have access to additional academic support during the final weeks of the school year.
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