WELCOME TO WHITKO CAREER ACADEMY
WCA offers an extraordinary educational environment and has created additional opportunities for students within Whitko Community Schools. Your child has the opportunity to explore a career and earn advanced technical skills, credentials and certifications, college credits, and prepare for a successful future whether they are career- or college-bound.
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3/31/2022 Don Stone, Blue Team Director at WCA, stated, “These guys are amazing,” when highlighting the Blue Team in a special presentation during Whitko Community Schools March school board meeting. As Blue Team members work toward their program goals, they gain experience in various programs at the career academy including Culinary, Welding, Construction, Health Sciences, Early Childhood Education, Engineering, and Agriculture. Learn more about the Blue Team by viewing the slideshow here: VIEW THE SLIDESHOW.
2/18/2022 Students in the Advanced Life Science – Animal class recently presented the results of their research on Marketing Growing Opportunities to Young Entrepreneurs. Their research included touring the facilities of Strauss and completing a Veal Challenge that involved cooking various veal recipes in a WCA test kitchen. VIEW THE PRESENTATION and VIEW THE SLIDESHOW.
11/23/2021 WCA Director Joe Luce hosts the Wildcat Weekly podcast interviewing College & Careers instructor Rebekah Mitchell. LISTEN NOW
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Programming for continued adult education is currently under development at Whitko Career Academy. The Adult Education program seeks to develop trade skills and the opportunity to earn certifications for adults in our community.
Under the instruction of Mallory Pierce, Culinary Arts students prepare box lunches, offer catering services, and more.
Whitko Career Academy can be your link between business partners in our area and their current job openings! WCA is approached on a regular basis by businesses in our community searching for additional skilled labor. Although many of these job opportunities are filled by WCA students there are still openings available for adults in our community.