Vocational Clubs

Cooperative Career Experience Internship (CCE)

Cooperative Career Experience Internship (CCE)

Location: Various depending on employer.

Room: 2058

Sponsor(s): Mr.Spurck

Cooperative work experience program; job training provided by participating area businesses such as automotive, construction, day care, drafting, electrical, food service, industrial, maintenance/cleaning, mechanical, medical-related, and warehouse. Primary purpose it to provide experience and training in actual work situation. Employer contributes to evaluation. Seniors who co-enroll in the year long course, CCE; have 90% attendance, 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA, teacher approval, and appropriate credits earned for graduation. Must average 20 hours per week at employment to earn TWO credits for the year or average 10 hours per week at employment to earn ONE credit for year.

DECA

DECA

Room: 2070

Sponsor(s): Mrs. Howard and Mrs. Wilson

DECA is a nonprofit national youth organization for students interested in marketing, managements, and entrepreneurship. Chapter activities are recognized as an integral part of the total educational program because they develop leadership skills, professional attitudes, citizenship characteristics and social skills. DECA is the only international organization specifically designed to reinforce the occupational competencies of high school students who wish to pursue a career in marketing, merchandising, or management.
Students must be enrolled in the class Marketing 101 or Creative Marketing. Many DECA activities serve as community service projects. The DECA board meets before school. DECA meetings are during class.

FBLA

FBLA

Room: 2058

Sponsor(s): Mrs. Chapman & Ms. Hayes

The Future Business Leaders of America Chapter is a group of business students who wish to improve their leadership skills through activities such as monthly meetings, service projects, fundraisers, conferences, and business competitions.

FCCLA

FCCLA

Room: 151

Sponsor(s): Mrs. Turner & Ms. Hayslip

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America is a national organization that promotes personal growth and leadership. It is one of the nation’s largest Career and Technical student led organizations. Chapter projects focus on a variety of youth concerns and community service projects. Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life.
Any student who is taking or has taken a course in family and consumer sciences at 8th grade or above can participate.

FTA

FTA

Room: 158

Sponsor(s): Mrs. Jeffries

Learn about the teaching profession. Plan and carry out appreciation activities. Plan for guest speakers and field trips.

LSW Skills USA

LSW Skills USA

Room: 1114 and 2041

Sponsor(s): Larry Whittlesey, Wesley Wiskur

Skills USA is designed to assist the student in preparing for a technical career. The organization is student run and provides a great opportunity to learn, develop, and hone your leadership, team building and individual skills while competing in events that interest you.
Any Student may participate.

Supervised Business Experience Internship (SBE)

Supervised Business Experience Internship (SBE)

Location: Various depending on employer.

Sponsor: Buddy Spurck

Membership Limit: Thirty students

Seniors who co-enroll in a year long business course (Business Technology, Accounting, Advance Web Design, or Computer Applications I and II), have 90% attendance, 2.0 or higher cumulative g.p.a., teacher approval, and appropriate credits earned for graduation.

Must average 15 hours per week at employment.

Complete an internship application available in the Business Department or in the Guidance Department.

Job training is provided by participating area businesses such as accounting and consulting firms, attorneys, banks, dental and medical offices, school offices, Internet and computer support providers, etc. Periodic conferences between the coordinator and employer help ensure success. Employer makes evaluations each grading period prior to issue of reports. Two credits are earned for this portion of the internship; one credit each semester worked.