Citronelle High School Newsletter, February, 2023
What's Happening in the Wildcat Nation?
February is Career and Technical Education Month!
Our teachers and students planned several events to celebrate throughout the month.
Check out the great things happening in the Citronelle High School Career Academies!
2023 Job Shadowing Day!
A special thank you to these companies for opening your doors and welcoming our students!
Job Shadowing - AM/NS
Job Shadowing - Outokumpu
Job Shadowing - Airbus
Take a look and see what the amazing students in these pathways have learned thus far.
Advanced Manufacturing Pathway
Great job Wildcats!
Students in the Automotive Pathway cleaned and installed an intake manifold into a vehicle that suffered severe water damage.
One of the finished projects is this beautiful grill.
Engineering Pathway (Project Lead the Way)
CHS Robotics Team advance to Nationals!
These students will compete at Nationals in Dallas, Texas in April.
Team members include Emma Hendry, Tristan Schwartz, D.J. Barrearas, Kirk Byrd, and Grace Tidwell.
We would also like to congratulate Mr. Quattrone for being selected as the Vex Robotics Mentor of the Year!
Students in the Agriscience Pathway also learned how to transplant seedling tomato plants.
Way to go Wildcats!
Business Management & Administration Pathway
Keep up the great work Wildcats!!
Hospitality and Tourism Pathway
Jamie Johnson from Six Nineteen Bakery visited the Culinary Arts class. She taught a lesson on various icing techniques and how to make royal icing.
Mrs. Johnson also demonstrated and led students through an activity on how to decorate Valentine's Day themed cookies.
Mary-Claire Marshall from Bake Therapy and the University of Mobile demonstrated the process of making a King Cake.
She also spoke about mental health and stress relief, and how the two can be managed through baking.
Beautiful job Wildcats!
Certified Nursing Assistant Pathway
CHS HOSA students organized and assisted with a blood drive to celebrate Career Tech month.
They did a great job assisting with this community service project.
Great work Wildcats!!
CHS JROTC Leadership students had the opportunity to learn about repelling! They visited Fort Whiting where military personnel taught them about equipment and safety checks.
Our students then repelled from a 40 foot tower. This activity built confidence and encouraged team work.
We are proud of our Wildcats!!
Chief McLean visits CHS!
Thank you Chief McLean for your dedication and service to our students and our community.
More Academy News:
CHS Visits FMC!
Students learned about the production industry, the history of the company, the company's values and practices, as well as, opportunities available at FMC. They also listened to current employees describe their daily work duties and educational background.
Thank you FMC for your hospitality and for investing into the students of Citronelle High School!
Mr. Keith Locke Named CHS Teacher of the Year!
Mr. Keith Locke is our Advanced Manufacturing teacher. He received his Bachelor of Science in Industrial Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Manufacturing from the University of Southern Mississippi. He has been here at CHS for six years. In addition to teaching, he is the Advisor for Skills USA and the Varsity Softball Coach.
Mr. Locke previously worked for Ingalls Shipbuilding as an Industrial Engineer, Mitternight Boiler Works as a Project Manager, and Benders Shipyard as a Field Engineer. He then went on to Bishop State Community College. While there, he taught math, coached softball, and served as the Assistant Athletic Director.
In his spare time, Mr. Locke enjoys spending time with family and being a “Papalo” to his seven grandkids. He also enjoys reading the bible, traveling, nature walks, and spending time with the youth.
Congratulations Mr. Locke!
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