As part of a push to promote safe teen driving, AAA is offering free vehicle maintenance checks at area high schools. Last week, our Automotive Technology students stepped in and assisted the AAA technicians, using the knowledge and skills they've gained in their program at DACC.
There aren’t many high school students who wouldn’t love to hurl a textbook across the room. Over the last few weeks, it’s been the teachers throwing these textbooks as part of a “Self Defense Against Criminal Attack for School Employees” class that is being offered to Delaware Area Career Center (DACC) staff members. In April, this class will be available to the public.
Every year, the American Dental Association sponsors National Children’s Health Month in February. So it was only appropriate that the DACC Dental Assisting students took their show on the road and visited first grade students at Huber Ridge Elementary to teach them about proper oral hygiene.
On January 31st, Delaware Area Career Center students from three programs participated in the Business Professionals of America Region 4 Championships and fifteen of those students will move on to compete at the statewide competition in March in downtown Columbus.
Many of the students in Nicki Wright’s eight grade class had never held a conversation with someone who did not speak English, so when they were asked to represent their class and answer a few questions in front of eighteen Korean visitors, they were very nervous. Nicki is the Delaware Area Career Center Career-Based Intervention Instructor at Dempsey Middle School. When the Ohio Department of Education found out that a group of teachers in Korea wanted to learn more about Career-Based Intervention program, looking to Nicki Wright’s class was an easy decision.
On January 15th, a team of junior and senior Delaware Area Career Center Landscape and Turf Management students travelled to the Columbus Convention Center to compete in FFA competition and placed fourth overall in the state.