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

PMHS Students Stand Out at the Skills USA Florida State Competition

The SkillsUSA members of Pedro Menendez High School really showed up for the Skills USA Florida State Competition in April.  Members of the Architectural Drafting Team took 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and even 4th place in the STATE!  The Technical Drafting Team took a silver medal, and the Masonry team placed 4th, 5th, and 6th.  Members …

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Virtual Guest Speakers Offer Their Expertise To Academy Students

While COVID restrictions have put a hold on in-person guest speaker events for the 2020-21 school year, Academy students still had the opportunity to meet with professionals in the classroom via virtual platforms. This year, Nease’s Academies have offered a multitude of virtual guest speaker events to our students.  Communications Academy guests have included News …

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VyStar Academy of Business “Shamrock” Promotion

The Pedro Menendez High School VyStar Academy of Business held a promotion through the on-campus credit union to help boost member enrollment.  Students hid 4 leaf clovers around campus and any student that found those clovers could exchange them for prizes and gift cards.  The VyStar interns took these opportunities with the lucky winners to …

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SJTHS Alum Presents Post High School Journey to Academy

David McCrea (class of 2020) visited the Coastal & Water Academy to share with students his journey since graduation and his future plans working in the utility industry.  McCrea landed a full-time job with the City of Bunnell a few months after graduation as a Water Collection and Distribution Technician Trainee.  His short-term goal is …

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Summer Internship Leads to Job for Stellar Academy of Engineering Student

Can a summer internship set a student up for future success in the industry they’re pursuing? Absolutely! Just ask Garrett Queener, Stellar Academy of Engineering graduate, class of 2018.  Garrett shared his thoughts on summer internships: What made you pursue an internship as a Junior in the Academy? I originally pursued an internship through the …

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Academy Alum’s Accomplishments Make National Industry News

The Florida Section of American Water Works Association (FSAWWA) established a High School Academy Program in 2013 to prepare the next generation of water and wastewater professionals.  This was the beginning of the Coastal & Water Resources Academy at St. Johns Technical High School. FSAWWA began with two high schools and have now increased to …

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Outstanding Business Partner of the Year

Congratulations to the City of St. Augustine Public Works Department for being selected as the 2019-2020 Career Academy Outstanding Business Partner of the year for their commitment to the Coastal & Water Resources Academy at St. Johns Technical High School. City Staff at the Wastewater Treatment Plant mentored students in the Academy of Coastal and …

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