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Porter County Career And Technical Center

Valpo prepares to move historic train station

Valpo prepares to move historic train station

VALPARAISO | Jon Groth is looking forward to "an amazing day" on July 7.

April 12, 2014 10:00 pm
Fronius donates solar inverters to career center

Fronius donates solar inverters to career center

VALPARAISO | Students at the Porter County Career and Technical Center received a gift Tuesday from Fronius USA LLC that will help them gain more hands on experience with solar energy.

March 18, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Porter County Career and Tech Center sponsors apprenticeship fair

Porter County Career and Tech Center sponsors apprenticeship fair

VALPARAISO | The snow may have kept away many students from attending the Porter County Career and Technical Center’s 2nd Annual Apprenticeship Fair, but those who were able to attend discovered the opportunities for a career that is suited to their skills and a future.

January 21, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

EDITORIAL: Use Valpo railroad depot for training

The 1912 Grand Trunk depot in Valparaiso is a historic building and should be saved. Even better is a plan to turn this into a learning experience.

December 24, 2013 12:00 am
Career center store opens for business

Career center store opens for business

VALPARAISO | 18 on Franklin is officially open for business.

November 26, 2013 8:06 pm Photos

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Porter County Career Center, other centers ready students for careers, college

Porter County Career Center, other centers ready students for careers, college

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Career and Technical Center and the Northwest Indiana Business Roundtable sent out a survey to Porter County business owners to see how its graduates fare after school.

October 18, 2013 11:26 am
NWI, like rest of state, poised for greatness

NWI, like rest of state, poised for greatness

For many Americans, today is a time of uncertainty. But while many of our sister states are struggling our state is poised for great things.

February 17, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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High school senior means business after college graduation

High school senior means business after college graduation

Valparaiso resident Jenna Wong is on a mission to expand food options for those with gluten intolerance.

January 25, 2013 12:00 am
School solar panels generating power, excitement

School solar panels generating power, excitement

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Career and Technical Center not only has the sun and the wind working for it, it also has the moon and the stars, according to Principal Jon Groth.

January 14, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Students mesmerized by guest speaker

Students mesmerized by guest speaker

VALPARAISO | Students had an opportunity to be hypnotized by a certified hypnotherapist as part of learning about alternative medicine.

October 12, 2012 6:42 pm
Students mesmerized by guest speaker

Students mesmerized by guest speaker

Hypnotist Paul Knight, of Milwaukee, spoke to students Friday at the health occupations class at the Porter County Career and Technical Center in Valparaiso. He talked to students about the practical uses of hypnosis, how it works, and how it developed.  

October 12, 2012 8:59 am
Students assist with Adopt a Block

Students assist with Adopt a Block

Students at the Porter County Career and Technical Center helped launch Valparaiso's Adopt a Block program.

October 01, 2012 3:13 pm
Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative energy

Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative energy

VALPARAISO | Two years ago, Porter County Career and Technical Center Principal Jon Groth wanted to do something with the empty space on the center’s roof. He got the idea to install solar panels and a wind generator to showcase alternative energy.

September 07, 2012 7:00 pm Photos

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Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative engergy

Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative engergy

Jon Groth, Principal and Area Director of the Porter County Career and Technical Center, left, and Electronics teacher Dave Kenning, right, show Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas the robotic solar tracker which was, like all of the equipment used in the school's alternative energy program, built b…

September 07, 2012 10:21 am
Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative engergy

Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative engergy

Jon Groth, left, Principal and Area Director of the Porter County Career and Technical Center, shows Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas the LED hallway lights which are part of the school's alternative energy program. Every other light is an LED light run by solar and wind power located on the buil…

September 07, 2012 10:21 am
Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative engergy

Porter County Career and Technical Center shows off alternative engergy

Jon Groth, Principal and Area Director of the Porter County Career and Technical Center, shows Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas the solar panels located on the roof of the building which, along with a small wind mill, power half of the school's hallway lights, a rooftop weather station and a disp…

September 07, 2012 10:21 am
Tower Park cleanup

Tower Park cleanup

VALPARAISO | Students at the Porter County Career Center will pick up trash at Tower Park during the school year as part of service project. The effort got under way on Tuesday as Judy Commers took two classes of students to the park.

September 04, 2012 7:57 pm Photos

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Students give back to community by donating blood

Students give back to community by donating blood

VALPARAISO| Portage High School student Karina Huff was a little nervous Friday morning. Not because of a test or assignment due, but because she was going to give blood for the first time.

August 31, 2012 6:45 pm Photos

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DECA students hoping Utah trip pays off

DECA students hoping Utah trip pays off

PORTER COUNTY | Six marketing students from the Porter County Career and Technical Center are planning to travel April 28 to the International DECA Conference in Salt Lake City.

March 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Center celebrates Career and Technical Education month

VALPARAISO | The Porter County Career and Technical Center would like to recognize its teachers and programs during February's Career and Technical Education Month.

February 07, 2012 11:11 am
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