JVS Takes People's Choice Award at Generous Helpings Culinary Event
From left: Instructor Maurina Driscoll, Ashley Briggs (Midview), Sabrina Benson (Keystone), and Chef Timothy Michitsch.
October 17, 2014 -- Lorain County JVS participated in the ninth annual Generous Helpings culinary fundraising event at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Lorain. Chef Instructor Timothy Michitsch, assisted by instructor Marina Driscoll and culinary students Ashley Briggs and Sabrina Benson, created and served New England-style lobster rolls and chocolate mousse.
Patrons must have liked what they tasted because their creations were voted 1st Place in the People's Choice category and 3rd Place in the Critic's Choice category.
The event spotlighted local flavors and local stars by serving signature dishes using locally grown produce created by 18 premier chefs. Chef Michitsch is the Ohio ACTE Teacher of the Year for 2014 and a national awards finalist.
JVS Recognizes Students Through Character Education Program
Front Row L-R: Morgan Lovejoy, David DiFilippo, Kevin Elliott, Adam Smyth. Back Row L-R: Billy Saki, Troy Sexton, Madison Hathaway.
October 7, 2014 -- Lorain County JVS promotes a school-wide character education program. Students are recognized and nominated by staff members for exhibiting the outstanding character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. Typically, one student from each of the career academies is selected as the "Character Education Student of the Month".
Building Trades Academy
Adam Smyth, Plumbing & Pipefitting senior from Firelands
Business & Marketing Academy
Morgan Lovejoy, Web & Graphic Design senior from Elyria
Career Connections Academy
Troy Sexton, Career Explorations sophomore from North Ridgeville
Community Service Academy
David DiFilippo, Early Childhood Education senior from North Ridgeville
Billy Saki, Culinary Arts junior from Columbia
Kevin Elliott, Precision Machine Technology senior from Columbia
Madison Hathaway, Automotive Technology senior from Midview