The Career Center would like to welcome two new instructors, Mr. Paul Emanuel and Mr. Robbie Perdue.

    Mr. Paul Emanuel is our new Computer Engineering instructor.  He is a product of what is produced everyday at the Career Center.  He attended the Career Center while in high school and completed Computer Engineering and Network Engineering.  Since high school, Mr. Emanuel has worked as a LAN Engineer for Cumberland County Schools and a Field Network Engineer for an Educational Software Company in Atlanta, Georgia.  He currently holds certifications in CompTia A+, Network+, Server+ and Security+.  He also has a MCSA 2003 certification from Microsoft.

    Mr. Robbie Perdue is our new Network Engineering instructor.  He was employed with PSRC Technology Department for six years.  He has been working in IT for over ten years.  He holds CCNA, MCSA, MCSE, Linux+, Network+, AIS, ASE, VCP certifications and is a member of MENSA.




    Congratulations to the Career Center for receiving the VoCATS Cup of Excellence Award for having the highest VoCATS scores for the 2007-2008 academic year for a specialized high school.  This is the second consecutive year that the Career Center has received such an award.




    The Career Center will soon be a Pearson View testing center which will allow students to gain certifications in multiple areas of computing (CompTia A+ and CISCO CCNA).




    Mr. Rick Lovette’s Motorsports Class attended a Career Day at a new race track which was built next to Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte.  Students visited booths of the educational and career focused partners in the interactive midway set up just for them.  They attended a 30-minute presentation with guest speakers that include, Five-Time POWERade Series Top Fuel World Champion Tony Schumacher, Matco Tools Top Fuel driver Antron Brown, Caterpillar Top Fuel Driver “Hot Rod” Fuller, and Valvoline/MTS Funny Car driver “Fast Jack” Beckham.