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Engineering and Architectural Design Students compete in the Illinois Drafting Education Association

On Friday, March 6, 2015 LACC Engineering and Architectural Design students competed in the Illinois Drafting Education Association at Heartland Community College. Jeannette Woolridge placed second in Introductory Board, Bri Chatman placed second in Architectural Board, Cody Hatzer placed second in 3D Architecture, Josh Holman placed first in 3D modeling, Nathan Zabel placed first in Architectural Board and Kacie Haag placed second in Introductory CAD. These students are invited to participate in the state finals at ISU on April 11, 2015.

Students prepare for Senior Interview Day

On April 15, 2015, Livingston Area Career Center will be holding Senior Workforce Interviews for all LACC senior students. Each student is teamed up with a business partner to practice their interview skills learned in class. The students have prepared resumes and cover letters to present to the business partner interviewing them. Each student interview is about 15-20 minutes in which they interview and get pointers on what they did well and what can be improved upon for the next time. The day brings in approximately forty business partners to participate in the event. The goal of the interview day is to prepare each student for their future by giving them the opportunity to have the experience of a job interview before heading out into the real...

LACC Law Enforcement Club receives donation

At their November 5, 2014 monthly meeting the Livingston County Ag Fair Board presented the LACC Law Enforcement Club with a $300 donation for their help parking cars at the 2014 fair. LACC Law Enforcement Club assisted at the fair’s two biggest nights, Tuesday’s Rodeo and Thursday’s Demolition Derby. The club did an exceptional job parking cars and keeping everything in order. For the excellent work the Vice President of the Fair Board, Dustin Smith, presented the check to Law Enforcement Club members, Devon Johansen, vice president, Dayana Leon-Araujo, secretary, and Branden Seal, Treasurer.

LACC hosted another successful Career Fair

On October 29, 2014 Livingston Area Career Center and Education for Employment hosted a Career Fair at the Pontiac National Guard Armory. Freshman from all Livingston County high schools were invited to attend the event. Twenty-Two area businesses, 16 LACC programs and 2 Colleges provided hands-on activities engaging these students. This event gave the students the opportunity to experience career choices and participate in activities from the businesses and LACC programs. Students were able to talk to business representatives and the LACC instructors about job opportunities and education in each field.  

H.O.S.A. Annual Fall Food Drive Is Big Success

H.O.S.A. collected 779 pounds of donations and $52. This is the highest pound collection ever collected. The LACC class that collected the most items was Mr. Bristow’s Law Enforcement class. All collected items were donated to the Livingston County Food Pantry.    

H.O.S.A. and Law Enforcement Clubs host Blood Drive

Livingston Area Career Center’s Health Occupation Students of America (H.O.S.A.) and Law Enforcement Club recently hosted a successful American Red Cross blood drive. Donors consisted of students ages 16-19. Fifty Six total pints were collected of which 37 students were first time donors. We hope that the opportunity lead students to become lifelong donors of the “Gift of Life”

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