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Public Safety Cadets Information Night
The Fairfax County Public Safety Cadets (formerly Police Explorers) Post 2252 will hold an interest meeting on September 30 at 7 PM at West Potomac High School for young people ages 14- 21 who are interested in joining the organization to learn more and prepare for careers with the law. For specifics about the Public Safety Cadet program plan to attend this meeting. Also see more on our blog.
VDOT Transportation Careers Fair
Edison Students at Edison Academy: The Career Center will offer a field trip to the VDOT Transportation Careers Fair taking place on October 3 in Manassas,VA See the Edison Career Center or Ms Williford in the Academy office for field trip forms. For more information open this announcement.
Aviation Scholarships for 2020
The Virginia Department of Aviation has shared a large variety of Aviation Scholarships with us, both National and local to Virginia. Click this box to get more detailed information about where to find scholarship information on-line.
AES Engineers is offering a scholarship for students who are exploring a variety of disciplines after high school. The application requires an essay. Deadline is October 6, 2019. Click here to visit the link for more information.
Virginia Tire and Auto Internships for Automotive Students
Virginia Tire and Auto will offer paid internships for Automotive students which run for 6 weeks in the fall from October 12 - November 21. Students may apply on-line up until September 30. Students receive orientation on October 12 with a graduation ceremony at the conclusion of their internship on November 21. For full details students should see their Automotive teacher or Ms Williford in the Edison Academy office.
Congratulations to State SkillsUSA Winners
Congratulations to all of our students who competed at State SkillsUSA contests, April 12-13, in Virginia Beach. Special congratulations go to the students who earned medals for their outstanding accomplishments at the competitions.
Jaylah E. (Edison HS)—Silver medal—Restaurant Service
Tatiana A. (Edison HS)—Silver medal—Veterinary Assisting
Ernesto S. (West Springfield HS)—Bronze medal—Culinary Arts
Bailey B. (West Springfield HS)—Bronze medal—Job Skill Demonstration Open
Dominique W. (Lake Braddock SS)—Bronze medal—Restaurant Service
Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning Scholarship 2020 Deadline
The Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation was established to assist with the recruitment and competency of future heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration (HVACR) technicians. Each year, the foundation awards scholarships of up to $2,000 each to qualified students who are enrolled in an HVACR program at an accredited institution. See the full announcement for the fall deadline to apply for spring 2020 scholarship awards.
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