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Admissions Information

Applying for admission to Penta Career Center is easy for high school students enrolled in any of the following member school districts: Anthony Wayne, Benton-Carroll-Salem, Bowling Green, Eastwood, Elmwood, Genoa, Lake, Maumee, North Baltimore, Northwood, Otsego, Perrysburg, Rossford, Springfield, Swanton, and Woodmore.

Further information is available by contacting Tricia Hornyak, Admissions Representative, at 419-661-6498.

Sophomore Program Options

The application process for the Sophomore Exploratory program and the Sophomore Advanced Manufacturing Academy for the 2022-2023 school year is available now by clicking HERE.

Please visit the Sophomore Program Options section below for more information.

All students who apply for admission to these Sophomore programs must complete a Career Assessment.

Career Assessment Services

Penta offers Career Assessment to assist students in realistic planning for the future by helping them discover their interests, abilities, career preferences, and learning styles. Certified Career Assessment staff work with students individually to support them in determining options for their high school education and beyond. Students interested in enrolling in the Sophomore Exploratory program or the Sophomore Advanced Manufacturing Academy will complete a Career Assessment. High school students at other grade levels can request a Career Assessment by contacting their school counselor.

Referral Services Coordinator

Deb Winters, 419-661-6374 - [email protected]

Career Assessment Specialists

Malia Homer, 419-666-1120, Ext. 2156 - [email protected]
Jessica Freeborn-Tille, 419-666-1120, Ext. 2157 - [email protected]
Trava Bieszczad, 419-666-1120, Ext. 2158 - [email protected]

Junior or Senior Programs

The 2022 - 2023 online Admissions Application will be available beginning November 5, 2021.

Program Information & Videos

For an overview of all of the programs available at Penta, please view our 2022-2023 Career-Technical Program Guide.

For a deeper dive into a specific program, please select a program below, where you can see more in-depth program information (including the career tree for that program), as well as a video to give you an inside peek at what the program has to offer.

Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Technology

Computer-Aided Design

Construction Carpentry

Construction Concepts

Construction Electricity

Construction Masonry

Construction Remodeling


Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts

Dental Assistant

Digital Arts & Design

Digital Video Production

Early Childhood Education

Exercise Science & Sports Medicine


Heating & Air Conditioning Technology

Information Technologies Academy

Marketing Education

Medical Office Management

Medical Technologies Academy

Powersports & Engine Systems

Precision Machining

Robotics & Automation

Small Animal Care


Sophomore Program Options

Program Information and Brochure

Penta offers the Sophomore Exploratory Program for students who are interested in investigating career-technical fields on Penta’s campus. In this year-long program, sophomores will explore up to three career areas, earn academic credits, and receive small group and one-on-one career and life skills mentoring. At the conclusion of this program, students will have the tools and knowledge necessary to make informed choices regarding their future educational, career and life plans. As part of the admissions process for this program, students will participate in a Career Assessment prior to acceptance into this program.

The Sophomore Advanced Manufacturing Academy is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in the manufacturing industry. Sophomores will be instructed in safety, attain valuable skills and learn about the variety of career opportunities in the manufacturing industry. Students will experience manufacturing areas such as: Welding, Precision Machining, Robotics & Automation, and Computer-Aided Design.

2022-2023 Sophomore Program Options Brochure

The application process for the Sophomore Exploratory program and the Sophomore Advanced Manufacturing Academy for the 2022-2023 school year is available now by clicking HERE.

Additional Career-Technical Programs

Career-technical programs are also offered as early as tenth grade for students who would benefit from specialized instruction and support services. Admission to these programs requires a referral from the student's high school counselor along with a career assessment at Penta.
These programs include:

Student Testimonials

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