Porter County Career And Technical Center
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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.
VALPARAISO | Students had an opportunity to be hypnotized by a certified hypnotherapist as part of learning about alternative medicine.
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.
Students at the Porter County Career and Technical Center helped launch Valparaiso's Adopt a Block program.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Career and Technical Center would like to recognize its teachers and programs during February's Career and Technical Education Month.
PORTER/LAKE COUNTY | Several dozen career and technical programs are available for students in Porter County high schools, along with Hobart High School.
VALPARAISO | A Chesterton High School senior is one of 13 teens across the state who have been selected to receive the Indiana Secondary Student Career and Technical Education Award for Excellence from the Indiana Department of Education.
Rachel Gilliam, 17, is a nominee for the Indiana Award for Excellence, which is the highest honor attainable for a career and tech student in Indiana.
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