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  • Governor's STEM Scholars
    Ashley Rosenberg and Maxwell Kearns, juniors at Allied Health, and Kaitlyn Sanford, senior at AIT graduated from the Governor's STEM Scholars program's inaugural class on May 16, 2015. Fifty of New Jersey's most promising high school and college students presented their group research projects to a team of STEM experts. Each graduate was given a copy of a joint legislative resolution of the New Jersey Assembly that commends them for their work. They were also given graduation certificates signed by Governor Chris Christie and the president of the Research & Development Council of New Jersey, Anthony Cicatiello. 
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  • Skills USA 2015

    Union County was chosen as one of the top 24 chapters in the country at the SkillsUSA state conference was held at the garden state exhibit center. Chapter president and State Officer Historian Luis Chirino along with Olivia Resnick will each receive a travel scholarship for nationals.

    First place
    Electrical construction wiring-Tom Burk
    Customer service-Diana Cerqueira
    Occupational health and safety single notebook-Matthew Au, Jessica Henrique and Veroinica Guardado Nail care- Ailyn Mendez Computer programming- Mohnish Sabhani Pin Design-Christina Gonzalve

    Second place

    Career pathways- education and training- Alyssa Edgar, Mary Espana, Katie Gallagher Opening and closing ceremonies- Luis Chirino, Matthew Herrera, Erika Martinez, Nick Minio, Bruno Moscoso, Brianna Torres, Martha Mejia Post grad HVAC-Erik Valdez Post grad plumbing-  Slawomir Wlodyka

    Third place
    Basic Masonry-Stephen Quinerly
    Masonry- Todd Readington
    Career pathways-human services- Brianna Giordano, Jennah hudeen, Bryan's Rosado.
    Quiz bowl- Ummu Akin, Fallon Goldberg, Jack O'Halloran, Franklin Sun, Olivia Resnick
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  • "Thinking Creatively" Conference & Design Charrette

    Students from the UCTECH's School of Design participated in Kean University's "Thinking Creatively" Conference & Design Charrette. The students competed alongside college students to solve an interdisciplinary design challenge with their creative teams. The winning teams all had a UCTECH student on board: congratulations to Maya Jackson (1st Place), Ariana Alvarado (2nd Place), and Merve Pekdemir (3rd Place).
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  • Congratulations to our APA students who competed in the
    NJ Thespian Festival!
    Emma Ohlig & Morgan Kelleher won Accomplished for Musical Theatre Pairs Kaitlyn Howard & Sol Condo won Accomplished for Dramatic Pairs Kaitlyn Howard won Accomplished for Contrasting Monologues Mary MacDonald won Accomplished for Contrasting Monologues.
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  • Union County Civil War Sesquicentennial Closing Ceremony

    Union County Freeholder Vice Chairman Bruce H. Bergen, Dr. Jonathan Lurie of Rutgers University, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi, Civil War reenactor Matt Ryan of Kenilworth and Union County Sheriff Joseph Cryan attended the Union County Civil War Sesquicentennial closing ceremony at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth.

    Dr. Lurie presented a lecture entitled “The Ongoing Relevance of the Civil War: Ambiguity and Ambivalence.” Reenactor Matt Ryan, a student at the Union County Academy for Performing Arts, recited the poem “O Captain, My Captain” by Walt Whitman. County Clerk Rajoppi is the chairwoman of the Union County Civil War Sesquicentennial Committee.
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