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FWCS Career Academy

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Wed10

The FWCS Career Academy is hosting a Health Careers Fair from 9:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at the Parkview Education Center, 1919 W. Cook Road.

The event will give students an opportunity to learn about various health careers through interactive activities provided by local health care organizations, businesses and universities.

FWCS students will explore the career fair from 9:45-11:30 a.m. Other local high schools will attend from noon-2 p.m.

Fri11

The FWCS Career Academy will have its second Signing Day at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at the FWCS Family and Community Engagement Center, 230 E. Douglas Ave. Twelve students from Graphic Design, Information Technology and Welding programs will be recognized as they sign with the following companies: SDI, Sweetwater, Ash Brokerage, 3R Interactive, Region 8 ESC, Give Hear, Advanced Cutting Systems and Quikcut. Students, their families parents and representatives from the businesses will participate in the event.

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FWCS Career Academy

Principal
Jesse Webb
1200 S Barr St Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Main Office
FWCS Career Academy Building

Career Academy recognized 80 juniors and seniors during out 20th Annual National Technical Honor Society Induction and Recognition Ceremony Thursday, April 25, 2018.

Recognized students included 53 new members and 27 current members who were inducted in 2016 and 2017.  Students will graduate from the following high schools:

Bishop Dwenger, Canterbury, Carroll, Concordia, Homestead, New Haven, North Side, Northrop, Snider, South Side, Wayne, and Woodlan.  The picture contains new members.

Only those students who are recommended by the faculty and exhibit the qualities of skilled workmanship, honesty, responsibility, leadership, citizenship and scholastic achievement are selected into membership.  Additional criteria for membership in the Career Academy chapter of the Society are: 

  • A cumulative non-weighted grade point average of a “3.0 or higher”
  • A grade point average of a “B+” or higher in their career program during the fall semester
  • Instructor recommendation
  • Four or fewer non-consecutive absences the previous semester
  • Membership in a Career & Technical Education Service Organization such as SkillsUSA and HOSA
  • Ongoing community service
  • A recommendation from a 2nd teacher or an employer

20th Annual National Technical Honor Society Induction

The National Technical Honor Society is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career

and technical education.  The NTHS is the highest secondary education scholastic honor awarded for excellence in workforce education in America.

Graduate with more than a diploma

There’s only so much you can learn sitting behind a desk. But you can supplement your education with hands-on experience at the FWCS Career Academy. Which means you can earn your high school diploma while gaining practical experience as an automotive technologist, a chef, a hair stylist or a firefighter. Our programs will provide you with the skills you need for a successful career.

YOUR CAREER BEGINS NOW. If you’re ready to begin your future career, make an appointment with your guidance counselor to apply to a FWCS Career Academy program.

Automotive
Aviation
Construction Trade
Cosmotology
Culinary Arts
Early Education
Health Science
Information Technology
Public Safety
Welding

OUR PROGRAM PAYS OFF: All ten programs offer industry certifications and licenses and dual college credit, preparing students for in-demand jobs and/or post-secondary education.