Gavin Estey has joined the Office of Student Support Services as a Student Advisor. He previously held several positions at Mount Ida College including Counselor in the Student Transition and Retention Services program, Learning Specialist in the Learning Opportunities Program, and Resident Director in the Office of Residence Life. Gavin has a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Administration from Bay Path University, a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of New Hampshire and an Associate in Arts degree in History from Dean College. Gavin will work with students in the Animal and Veterinary Management/Veterinary Practice Management, Building Construction & Cabinetmaking, Graphic Multimedia & Web Design, Plumbing and Heating, Refrigeration-Air Conditioning and Veterinary Technology programs.
New England Tech’s SkillsUSA competitors have returned from the National competition held June 23rd through June 25th in Kentucky. SkillsUSA Championship had more than 6,000 high school and college students compete in 100 occupational and leadership skill competitions areas. The SkillsUSA competitions are modeled after the Olympics where the top three individuals or teams receive gold, silver and bronze medals.
We had four students bring home bronze medals.
Cabinetmaking College Division
Nathan Bugbee (bronze)
Crime Scene Investigation College Division
Stas Belch (bronze)
Nicole Cioffi (bronze)
Raven Staplins (bronze)
Congratulations to all of our students that competed. It is a big accomplishment to get to the National SkillsUSA competition.
New England Tech would like to congratulate Felix Carlone on being given this honor. Thank you for your many years of dedication.
For over twenty-five years Felix Carlone has served as the contest chairman for the SkillsUSA Rhode Island Carpentry Contest. This year he passes on that position as he retires from the New England Institute of Technology. SkillsUSA Rhode Island wishes to thank Felix with the Honorary Life Membership award for his many years of dedication to the organization. Thank you Felix!
Amanda Balch, a student in the Building Construction and Cabinetmaking program at the New England Institute of Technology, won the national gold medal in Prepared Speech at the SkillsUSA National Competition in Kansas City, MO, on June 27th.
Amanda qualified for the national competition by winning first place in Prepared Speech conducted by the Rhode Island chapter of SkillsUSA earlier this year.
SkillsUSA is national organization serving more than 300,000 high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.
SkillsUSA programs include local, state and national competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. During the annual national-level SkillsUSA Championships, more than 6,000 students compete in 99 occupational and leadership skill areas. SkillsUSA programs also help to establish industry standards for job skill training in the classroom.
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