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Congratulations Class of 2021!

          The 56th senior class at Penta Career Center was honored May 18, 19 and 20, 2021 during abbreviated  Senior Recognition ceremonies on the Penta campus.  This year, 730 seniors from Penta’s on campus and satellite programs completed career-technical programs and received Career Passports through Penta.  During the Senior Recognition activities, the Outstanding Student Award was announced in which 42 seniors were recognized based on performance and excellence in their individual career-technical program.  See below for the list of seniors who earned the 2021 Penta Outstanding Student Award.  

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Posted Friday, May 28, 2021

Students Inducted into National Technical Honor Society

       Penta Career Center students were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) during a ceremony on March 25, 2021.  This year 11 students were honored for their career-technical achievements.   
      The NTHS is similar to the National Honor Society at comprehensive high schools where students are recognized for scholarship, leadership, service, and character.  Membership in the NTHS at Penta requires students to maintain excellent attendance, good behavior and a 3.5 overall grade point average.  In addition, inductees must meet the seven attributes of NTHS (skills, honesty, service, responsibility, scholarship, citizenship, and leadership).  

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Posted Monday, March 29, 2021

Schedule 1 Begins March 16

     Per the March 11, 2021 letter from Superintendent Edward Ewers, Penta Career Center will return to Schedule 1 beginning March 16, 2021.  As a reminder, Schedule 1 is when all students report to campus Tuesday - Friday with Monday being a remote learning day. The schedule change was approved by the Penta Board of Education on March 10, 2021.  This move by the Board is, in many ways, based on our local data related to COVID cases, as well as the modification to the quarantine rules released by the Wood County Health Department. Further details of the health department's updated guidance can be found on our website at

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Posted Thursday, March 11, 2021

Virtual Career Night is December 14

Penta Career Center will host its annual Career Night virtually this year on Monday, December 14, 2020.  Due to large gathering restrictions because of COVID-19, Penta will not be able to host its traditional in person Career Night.  Instead, the event will be held virtually through web conferencing meetings with instructors at four designated time slots for students and parents.  Potential students and parents MUST register by December 11 to participate in one or more Virtual Career Night online meetings that will take place at 2:30 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Registration is available at the following link on Penta’s web site:

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Posted Tuesday, November 24, 2020

2020 Patriot Day Ceremony

Although we could not conduct our annual Patriot Day Ceremony live due to limitations on gatherings during the pandemic, we pre-recorded the ceremony and it is now posted here for viewing.  Thank you to the Criminal Justice and Firefighter students and staff for organizing the ceremony.  Special thanks to the students and staff in our Digital Video Production program for videotaping the ceremony.  #WeWillNeverForget

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Posted Thursday, September 10, 2020

Nominees Sought for the 2020 Penta Career Center Outstanding Alumni Awards

     Penta Career Center is searching for successful individuals for its annual Outstanding Alumni Awards. Since its inception in 1993, these prestigious awards have been presented to 164 Penta alumni. Further information will be announced later regarding how and when the 2020 Outstanding Alumni will be honored. The Outstanding Alumni Awards are bestowed to individuals who have completed a career-technical program at Penta Career Center (formerly known as Penta County Vocational School) and who are currently working in a successful career. Nominees must have completed a high school or adult education program at Penta prior to 2010.

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Posted Monday, August 24, 2020

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