Penta Career Center News
Paul Walker Elected President of Penta Career Center Board of Education
The Penta Career Center Board of Education, during its January 13, 2016 organizational meeting, has elected Paul Walker, who represents the Bowling Green City School District, as president of the Board. In addition, Mark Schoenlein, who represents the Perrysburg School District, was elected vice president of the Penta Board. 
Holiday Community Service Project
Each year students and staff at Penta Career Center generously donate food and toys to Perrsyburg Township's Annual Operation Breadbasket. This year over 400 food and toys were donated. Penta's career-technical programs had a competition and several classes collected the most items. 
Congratulations to Penta's 2015 Outstanding Alumni!
   Penta Career Center has selected six former students as recipients of the 2015 Outstanding Alumni Award. The alumni were recognized during a special evening banquet at Penta on November 12, 2015. Each year the Penta Career Center Outstanding Alumni Award is bestowed upon individuals who have completed a career-technical training program at Penta and who are currently working in a successful career. Since the award’s inception in 1993, 132 former high school or adult education students have been honored with the award.  
Herringshaw Named 2015 Outstanding Treasurer
Carrie Herringshaw, treasurer of Penta Career Center, has been named the 2015 Outstanding Treasurer/CFO of the Year by the Ohio Association of School Business Officials’ (OASBO) Foundation for School Business Management. Herringshaw, a 25-year veteran of Penta, received her award on November 11 at the Ohio School Boards Association’s Capital Conference in Columbus. 
Construction Under Way for Penta-Built Habitat for Humanity House
            Penta Career Center, Habitat for Humanity of Wood County and the Village of Walbridge have joined forces to help build a safe and energy efficient home for future homeowner, Brittany Periatt and her son. The Periatt’s new home will be the first Habitat build in Walbridge. To celebrate the beginning of home building project, a blessing ceremony and frame signing took place on November 10 at the construction site located at 121 Clinton St. in Walbridge. 
See how we've been shaping careers for 50 years
Penta Career Center celebrated its 50th Anniversary on Sunday, September 13, 2015, in a community-wide event that included an open house and cake reception. One of the featured historical objects on display was a 1965 Ford F-100 truck that was restored by Penta students and staff. During the celebration, Penta’s career-technical labs and classrooms were open to visitors. Prior to the community celebration, a 50th anniversary program was offered inside the Susor auditorium for special guests, Penta staff and students. 
Students Earn Awards at National FCCLA Conference
Congratulations to students from Penta Career Center’s Early Childhood Education, Teaching Professions, Culinary Arts, and satellite Family and Consumer Sciences programs who earned either gold, silver or bronze medals in various competitions at the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) National Leadership Conference held July 6-9, 2015 in Washington D.C.  
Students Recognized at SkillsUSA National Conference
     Congratulations to six Penta Career Center students who were recognized at the SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference held June 22-26, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. Two students were top medals winners and they included: Josh Blochowski (Maumee), from the Culinary Arts program, who earned a silver medal or second place in the United States for the Culinary Arts contest; and Eric Kurtz (Oak Harbor), from the Construction Masonry program, who earned a bronze medal or third place in the United States for the Masonry contest. Blochowski received $34,000 in college scholarships and Kurtz received an IPad Mini, a Lowe’s gift card and construction tools. (See the "Photo Gallery" on the Penta website for photos.) 
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