Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Students Earn Honors

Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center students earned honors at the local competition held in Ackerman, MS. The Louisville chapter of FFA competed in both skills events and platform contests for their FFA Federation Contest on Friday, February 21, 2014, bringing home awards in all events entered. The chapter competed in five senior events: Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Creed Speaking, Tractor Operations, Arc Welding, and Tool Identification. At the end of the event, the group was awarded the following trophies: second place in Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Creed Speaking, and Tractor Operations – advancing to the Central District FFA contest on March 1, 2014 - along with third place finishes in Tool Identification and Arc Welding.

                     Opening and Closing Ceremonies Team
Front Row (L-R): Macey Donald, President; Taylor Alexander, Secretary;
 Hunter McElroy, Student AdvisorBack Row (L-R): Alex Eubanks, Reporter;
Dawson Mitchell, Sentinel; Ridge Roberts, Vice President; Lance Vernon, Treasurer

FFA Creed Speaking – Taylor Alexander

 Tool Identification Team
   L-R: Marcus Banks, Randall Miller, Dalton Watts
(not pictured – Chance Bowie)

                          Tractor Operations Team
L-R: Bay White, Cameron Miller, Nick Shields

                                 Arc Welding Team
      L-R: Tyler Sheldon, Brandon Black, Donte Jones, Shaquille Shumaker

Spring Into Action Against Bullying!

March is "Prevent Bullying" month at the Family Center. The workshops will inform parents about recognizing the signs and preventing Bullying in our schools and communities. The counselors from the Louisville Municipal School District will provide valuable information to help combat Bullying. Come and be a part of our workshops!

Pre-K - 6th Grade Parents                                            
March 6, 2014
Family Center
5:15 P.M.
"Prevent Bullying"
Presenters: LMSD Counselors

7th - 12th Grade Parents
March 20, 2014
Family Center
5:15 P.M.
"Prevent Bullying"
Presenters: LMSD Counselors

Monday, February 24, 2014

Congratulations HOSA District Winners

Jamey Kinard-2nd place Medical Photography
Hope Gladney-5th place Medical Photograhy
Kayla Rush/Laura Verry-2nd place Health Education
Mary Cannon Yarbrough, Kaci Chiles, Sara Beth Fuller, Kaitlin Jones-3rd place Health Education
Hallie Doster/Lacy Stone-4th place Health Education
Skylar Adams/Jordan Sellers-2nd place Health Career Display
Lauren Lucas/Samantha Wilson-3rd place Health Career Display

Sunday, February 23, 2014

MAS -MC Scholarships Available for High School Seniors

The Mississippi Association of Supervisors – Minority Caucus has a scholarship program available to graduating high school seniors. To be eligible, applicants must be accepted for admission to a technical, school, community college, or university within the State of Mississippi.

A total of fourteen (14) scholarships will be awarded, Each award will be $1000 and will be given only once. Three (3) students will be selected from each of the four Congressional Districts within the state of Mississippi. After these twelve (12) students are selected, the scholarship committee will select two (2) at large selected from any district within the state of Mississippi. MAS-MC will also give a one-time scholarship of $1000 to these winners. Each scholarship award will be assigned to both the student and the institution that the recipient attends.

Students interested in applying for these scholarships can download an application form and find more information at . Awards will be given in June 2014. Deadline for completed application to be received by the scholarship committee is April 15, 2014.

Friday, February 21, 2014

WLCTC Welding Students Visit EMCC Mayhew on Thursday

25 students from WLCTC Welding class attended AWS student night at EMCC Mayhew campus on Thursday night 2/20/14

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Winston/Louisville Career Tech Center is Now Online

The WLCTC is now online with its webpage. Please check it out.

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

All LMSD schools.Louisville, Noxapater & Nanih Waiya will be closed on Tuesday, Feb 11 due to projected weather conditions


Instructor:  Justin Wilkes

The Construction/Carpentry program provides students with an introduction to carpentry, masonry (brick and block laying), plumbing, cabinet-making, and electrical fundamentals.  Students are taught general building techniques, knowledge of building materials, and instruction on the use of hand and power tools.  After successfully completing the program, students will be registered with the National Center for Construction Education and Reasearch.  They can continue to train through apprenticeship programs at several levels.  Some of these programs are general contractors, estimators, journeyman, foreman, and project managers.

Construction/Carpentry SkillsUSA



Instructor - Mitchell Linley

Welding is an instructional program that prepares students for employment or continued education in the occupations of the welding field.  Upon completion of this option, the students will be trained to take NCCER Level 1 Core Certification and the Welding Level 1 Certification exams.  Introduction to welding is a course in which students learn about welding technolgy including Math, Introduction to Welding, and Shielding Metal Arc Welding.  Advanced Welding is a continuation of Welding 1 with the emphasis on Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux Core Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, and applications of production welding processes.

Welding - SkillsUSA

Teacher Academy

Instructor:  Jenny Vowell

The Teacher Academy program is a course designed for students who are interested in the diversified field of education.  This class includes classroom and hands-on experiences that will prepare students for employment in various educational fields.  Twice a week, students will job shadow local teachers in different areas: preschool, elementary, middle school, high school, coaching, and day care facilities.  Teaching is a career that does make a difference in the world.  Seeing students develop new knowledge, skills, and confidence can be the most rewarding part of teaching.  You will have the satisfaction of knowing that you played a significant role in that process.

Educators Rising

Simulation Animation & Design Technology

Instructor:  Chawan Jernigan

Simulation and Animation Design (SAD) is designed for students who wish to develop, design, and implement projects in the ever-expanding field of game design and development.  The program emphasizes the techniques and tools used in the creative design or content of such media.  This program focuses on the basic areas of ethics, character development, audio, and video production, and design using visualization software.  The program finishes with a performance-based unit that requires students to develop their own gaming environment.

Technology Students Association (TSA)

Career Pathway Experience

Instructor:  Helen Black

Today, more than ever, there is a need for a partnership between educators, business and  industry, and the community.  Career Pathway Experience (CPE) is the new name for Cooperative Education.  CPE provides students the opportunity to take knowledge and skills learned in the classroom and to apply and test learning in the workplace.  Through enrollment in CPE, students will be better prepared to enter the workforce ready to meet high-skill demands.