Congratulations to our students who placed in the state SkillsUSA competition in Atlanta. We had 21 students who competed and three qualify for nationals in Kansas City. We are proud of all of our students and look forward to supporting them at Nationals.
Joshua Rodriguez 1st place Automotive Refinishing
Brandon Spaulding 3rd place Cabinetmaking
Derek Briggs 1st place CNC Milling
Zach Gilreath 1st place CNC Turning
William Anderson 2nd Place HVAC
On behalf of the Board of Directors and the Career Academy faculty and staff, we are proud to recognize the 2013 Career Academy Foundation Scholarship recipients. The students went through a competitive process to receive the award. Students who attended the Career Academy at least two semester during their high school years were eligible to apply for the scholarships which can be used at any accredited institution in the country. Some of the institutions that our students/recipients will be attending include: The University of Georgia, Savannah College Art and Design, Coastal Pines Technical College, College of Coastal Georgia, The Art Institute of Jacksonville and Valdosta State. The Career Academy Foundation has awarded over $15,000 in scholarships the past two years. The mission of the Career Academy is to ensure a viable 21st century workforce for Glynn County. The foundation is supported by the Glynn County Business community and is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit and also a United Way Agency. The Career Academy consists of three partners: Coastal Pines Technical College, Glynn County Board of Education and the Glynn County Business Community. Scott Ryfun, local radio show host and Director of Operations, for Qantum Communications was the featured speaker for the luncheon. The food was prepared by Chef Lee Cranz and his culinary students. Pictured from left to right are:
Back Row: Josh Thornton, Randolph Tharpe, Douglas Jones, Jamal Houston, Bryan Lawyer
Front Row: Amanda Gornto, Bethany Hurley, Shae Culpepper, Andrea Pittman, and Hayley Carver (not pictured Dymond Haywood)
Golden Isles Career Academy (GICA), is a charter school in Brunswick, GA operating within the Glynn County Schools System. Rising Glynn County 10th, 11th & 12th grade high school students are eligible for enrollment. GICA’s academic partners include Coastal Pines Technical College and the College of Coastal Georgia. Focus on a future at Golden Isles Career Academy.