Career and Technical Education (CTE) of St. Johns County

U.S. President Scholar

Congratulations to Creekside High School, Class of 2020 graduate, Lauren Philip,  U.S. Presidential Scholar.  Lauren is one of only six students selected in the State of Florida for this prestigious honor, with only 161 recipients nationwide.  She is an engineering student in the Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences at Creekside High School.

Nease’s Stellar Academy Students Learn About Aircraft Engineering

Stellar Academy of Engineering students traveled to the Fleet Readiness Center Southeast, located at Naval Air Station Jacksonville, to tour the F/A-18 Hornet Strike Fighter Aircraft Production Line.  The trip was organized by Stellar Academy of Engineering Advisory Board member Alexis Alexandris, and allowed the students to get a first-hand look at how the jets …

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Nease Communications Academy Students Explore Flagler College Majors That Fit Their Interests

Nease High School Communications Academy Digital Design and TV Production students got a glimpse into college life when they toured Flagler College in March.  The students enjoyed a tour of the campus, learned some of its history, and had the chance to learn about their design and communications facilities.  Then they heard from a panel …

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Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Students Learn What It Takes To Run A Resort

Recently, students from Nease’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism enjoyed a unique field trip experience at the Sawgrass Marriott Resort.  The students first enjoyed a free breakfast, then took a golf cart ride to visit “Bee Hill,” a micro-farm created by Sawgrass Marriott chef Matthew Sanchez.  The farm, which includes a vegetable garden, bee hives, …

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Auburn University’s Hospitality Dept. Head Seeks Out Nease Academy Students

After hearing about Nease’s Academy of Hospitality & Tourism from an Auburn alumni who happens to be on the  Academy’s Advisory Board, Martin O’Neill, Professor of Hospitality Management and Head of Auburn’s Department of Nutrition, Dietetics, and Hospitality, decided made the trip to the sunshine state.  Mr. O’Neill visited the school to see our Hospitality …

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FEMALE ENGINEERING STUDENTS ATTEND FIRST “WOMEN IN ENGINEERING LUNCH & LEARN”

According to the Society of Women Engineers, only 12% of engineers in Florida are women.  In the Stellar Academy of Engineering at Nease High School, the percentage of female Academy students is higher than that, at around 24%, and the Academy is always working to increase our numbers by encouraging students to explore opportunities in …

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Environmental National Geographic Explorer Project

Creekside High School is one of 20 schools nationwide selected to partner directly with a National Geographic explorer actively conducting field research through the National Geographic Explorer Exchange program.  The students in the Academy of Environmental Science, taught by Ali Pressel, have been working hard to research their assigned Explorer, Tutilo Mudumba.  Mr. Mudumba is …

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Creekside FBLA Students Place at National Competition

Nineteen students from Creekside High School attended the FBLA National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas this summer after advancing from the Florida State Leadership Conference/Competition held earlier this year.  Each state could enter their top four participants for each event.  Creekside is proud to announce their national finalists: Michael Frenk placed 1st in Data Security …

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PMHS Students teach Healthy Lifestyles

Students in the Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical & Health Careers spent the day at Hartley Elementary teaching 4th grade students healthy lifestyle habits.  Members of the academy and HOSA club researched healthy lifestyles and created visual and interactive displays for the elementary students.  The program was set up in a health fair format where …

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Academy Business Partners Provide a Year of Unique Opportunities to Nease Students

Within Nease’s Stellar Academy of Engineering, Communications Academy, and the St. Johns County Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, the relationships between the Academy programs and the business partners provide a variety of opportunities to help expand our students’ education through assemblies, field trips and competition judging.