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First time: Maritime Awareness Day

Published on September 11, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

Thunder, lightening, and rain didn’t stop Seward High Students from┬ápainting, welding and working on heavy equipment at the Vigor Shipyard, September 10, 2015. The interactive tour started at AVTEC when students from Seward High, AVTEC’s Welding, Diesel Mechanics and Constructions classes met with employers, department officials from DOT, and the Deputy Commissioner of the Department […]

Exploring Careers at ANSEP Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) Summer Academy

Published on September 2, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) Partnering with the University of Alaska ANSEP program for the first time this year, we recruited qualified students from 27 of our schools to attend the ANSEP Middle School Academy. Of the 1,014 identified native students in the district, 245 attend middle school (6-8 grade), with 143 of […]

Job shadow: a big, heavy project

Published on April 1, 2015 By Pegge Erkeneff

Seward High School students Marcus Sharamek and Kris Hettick spent Friday March 20, 2015, with Troy Hager and his heavy equipment class. The job shadow day was arranged through the Kenai Peninsula School District and John Clare. It allowed Kris and Marcus to see what AVTEC is like and to get a taste of the […]