Belmont Career Center to hold Senior Certificate Ceremony

ST. CLAIRSVILLE — Belmont Career Center students will be honored during the 53rd annual Senior Certificate Ceremony and Awards Presentation on Monday at the ECO Center at Ohio University Eastern.

Scholarship, attendance, outstanding career-technical student awards, and career-technical certificates will be presented to 97 seniors.

The top honor student is Layla Ratay, daughter of Victoria Markle of Martins Ferry. Ratay completed the carpentry program and will graduate from Bridgeport High School. She was named to the honor roll or principal’s list each nine weeks of the three years she spent at the career center. She was selected “Student of the Month” during her junior year.

Ratay took part in the career center’s Early Job Placement program at Touchstone Research Laboratory and plans to attend college and major in engineering.

Seniors receiving their certificates include:

∫ Agricultural Mechanics (Diesel): Caitlyn Boyle, Bellaire; Miles Burkhart, Union Local; Stephen Cole, Martins Ferry; Tyler Daley, St. Clairsville; Kaleb Danley, St. Clairsville; Jeffry McCutcheon, St. Clairsville; Katelyn McGuire, Union Local; Ryan Nelson, Shadyside; Jordan Roeder, St. Clairsville; Seth Stan, St. Clairsville; Cody Stecyk, St. Clairsville; Travis Swallie, Bellaire; Travis Trout, Martins Ferry; and Albert Yocum, Union Local.

∫ Auto Collision Technology: Allison Bell, Barnesville; Logan Bolyard, Union Local; Dalton Henderson, Shadyside; Destiny Johnson, Martins Ferry; Carsen Kinsey, Bridgeport; Angelina Long, Martins Ferry; Michael McKeen, Bridgeport; Gracey Namyslosky, Union Local; Breanna Shaw, Martins Ferry; and Eko Summers, Bellaire.

∫ Automotive Technology; Jonathan Adams, Shadyside; Damon Burgess, Bridgeport; Hunter Carpenter, Shadyside; Chad Crall, Shadyside; Brian Frank, Martins Ferry; Carson Lucas, Union Local; Ethan Miller, Union Local; Chase Palmer, Shadyside; Vince Sells, Union Local; Brandon Shepherd, Union Local; Jonathan Stewart, Union Local; Jace Tipton, Union Local; and Lana VanCleve, Bellaire.

∫ Carpentry: Phillip Ash, Barnesville; Asher Baum, Barnesville; Hayden Coe, Martins Ferry; Blaze Coutz, St. Clairsville; Chase Darnley, Barnesville; Coye Fillipovich, Union Local; Gavin Hall, Martins Ferry; Hayden Kappler, Shadyside; Layla Ratay, Bridgeport; Jonas Tucker, Union Local; Tashawna Wilson, Barnesville; Georgia Wineman, Barnesville; and Greg Wright, Harrison Central.

Dental Assisting: Lillian Miller, Bellaire and Brianne Street, Bellaire.

∫ Hair Design: Haley Coddington, Martins Ferry; Madison Dombroski, Harrison Central; Alayna Ferguson, Harrison Central; Kyer Gainer, Union Local; Arianna Giles, Martins Ferry; Sydney Smith, Martins Ferry; Constance Stewart, Bellaire; and Teagan Zonker, Martins Ferry.

∫ Hospitality & Tourism: Hannah Barath, Bridgeport; Avah Cordner, Union Local; and Gideon Hulbert, Barnesville.

∫ PC & Network Technology: Brandon Bennett, Bridgeport; Shade Coe, Union Local; Logan Johnston, Barnesville; Trevor Robison, St. Clairsville; and Kaydence Wheeler, Harrison Central.

∫ Pharmacy Technician: Kaylee Breeden, Bellaire; Catherine Myers, Bellaire; Liliana Rymer, St. Clairsville; and Syleena Schmidt, Bellaire.

∫ Precision Machining: Isaac Chini, Union Local; Josh Cumberledge, Bellaire; Kristopher Miller, Union Local; Dustin Stevey, Barnesville; Talen Stidd, Union Local; Adrian Tolewitz, Barnesville; and Landyn Trigg, Shadyside.

∫ Small Engine Technology: Grace Cain, Harrison Central; Eli Ewan, Martins Ferry; Autumn Fahner, Bellaire; Brian Leishman, Bridgeport; Shawn Lovell, Bridgeport; Tevan Palmer, Harrison Central; and Brayden Schmidt, Bridgeport.

∫ Welding: Crystal Frazier, Union Local; Colin Gust, Shadyside; Luther Harrison, Bellaire; Emma Kalo, St. Clairsville; Carl Lewis, Bellaire; Ryan Marling, Shadyside; Dylan McClain, St. Clairsville; Ashton Mendoza, St. Clairsviile; Bailey Newsom, Barnesville; Chris Stillion, Shadyside; Tyler Thomas, Martins Ferry; and Aiden Varner, Martins Ferry.


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