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The conference building at Anderson I & II Career and Technology Center won an AIA Greenville Honor award on Friday night. Congrats to Hollie Harrell, the Director of ACTC, for her vision in this project and additionally for being the recipient of the 2019 S.C. Association of Career and Technical Education Administrator of the Year Award. We’re thrilled to win awards, naturally, but ACTC and its students are building their own acclaim through the Center’s impressive curriculums and recent achievements. Below is a lengthy list of ACTC’s accomplishments from the 2018-19 school year:

  • Graduated 457 college and career ready students
  • 2091 Work Based Learning Experiences (co-op’s & internships)
  • Students earned 1423 industry certifications (Firefighting, Emergency Medical Technician, Certified Nursing Assistant, Cosmetology…) with 93% passage rate
  • 39 students received AP credit Computer Science
  • 310 eligible for college credit
  • Culinary Arts’ awarded the Elite 50 from Sullivan University 2017, 2019
  • Amazon Future Engineer School
  • 1st place in the state in ProStart Culinary Competition (8 out of last 9 years)
    • Placed 3rd in the nation 2018-19
  • Only high school run radio station in SC
    • Won the National High School Radio Station of the Year by the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (2nd year in a row)
    • Our radio station won 13 national 1st place awards
  • 2nd in Lander’s Film Festival
  • 1st place in Lockheed Martin’s CodeQuest competition
  • 1st place in the state in SkillsUSA’s competition in Photography, Graphics, and HVAC (we don’t even have an HVAC program)