The Knox County States Attorney, John Pepmeyer, recently visited the Law Enforcement class. Mr. Pepmeyer discussed the local court system, plea bargaining, bench trials, grand juries and jury trials. Mr. Pepmeyer shared his court experience as a defense attorney for thirty years before becoming the Knox County States Attorney. Students were also given the opportunity to ask questions regarding college and the path they need to follow to earn a degree in law enforcement.
Registration for the 2014-2015 school year is underway. Click on the Programs link at the top of the
page, to get additional information about an individual program you are interested in. Visit your guidance counselor to enroll today.
The Early Childhood Education I students will begin receiving hands-on experience by working in day
care, pre-school and elementary education classrooms four days a week. They have many responsibilities during this time. The most important responsibility will be their attendance and being a professional. The supervising teacher and children will be depending on them. Another responsibility will be assisting the supervising teacher in everyday tasks and duties. The GAVC students will also be working one-on-one with some of the children in their classroom. And finally, the students will gain experience by teaching lessons to their classroom. With all these
responsibilities and experiences, the GAVC students will have the background knowledge to pursue a career working with young children or becoming a responsible parent. The students are very excited about thier experience and can’t wait to go into the job-sites.
The Culinary Occupation class will begin their internship in the upcoming weeks. Students will intern at local restaurants and take their first real steps toward a promising restaurant and foodservice career. Experience gained in local restaurants will help the students figure out their future endeavors and possibly create networking opportunities.
The Health Occupation class has started term 3, with 18 new students ready to learn how to become a Certified
Nursing Assistant. The first few months the students will be learning about professionalism, resident rights, communication, proper documentation, and infection control measures.