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Minooka Community High School students recognized by Grundy Area Vocational Center

Published: Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 12:35 a.m. CDT
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Danielle Dwyer was presented with a Director Award for her outstanding performance in class.
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Adam Platt was honored in January for his performance at GAVC.

Minooka – Two Minooka Community High School students taking classes at the Grundy Area Vocational Center (GAVC) in Morris were recently presented with Director Awards for their outstanding performances in class.

Director Award winners for January were junior Adam Platt (Computer Maintenance Technology) and senior Danielle Dwyer (Cosmetology).

GAVC Director Award winners are presented with a prize package and have their names andphotographs displayed at GAVC for the duration of the school year.

GAVC aims to offer students an opportunity to explore potential careers that would have a significant impact on their success after high school. GAVC strives to promote academic excellence and lifelong learning among its students by addressing six quality areas of learning:

• Integration of core academic skills

• Classroom instruction

• Hands-on laboratory instruction

• Work-based learning

• Personal & leadership development

• Relationships with partners (business, industry, community, andpost-secondary)

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