TOP PHOTO: The Campbell County Board of Education recognized FFA student’s for their achievements at the Tennessee Valley Fair. They are pictured here prior to Tuesday’s meeting on the courthouse steps with Agriculture instructor Nathaniel Morton.

By Charlotte Underwood 

JACKSBORO, TN (WLAF) – The Campbell County School Board recognized the Campbell County High School and Jellico High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students who participated in the Tennessee Valley Fair at the start of Tuesday’s BOE meeting.

Students will be given certificates in honor of their achievements.

“Thank you for your hard work. The Career and Technical program standards align for our students and our work force, and we’re proud of them,” said Director of Schools Jennifer Fields.

The CTE program is made up of 16 content areas.

Some of these programs include construction, education and training, health science, human services,  marketing, STEM training, Agriculture and many more.

Students recognized included Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), Future Farmers of America (FFA), Skills USA students and Health professional students, among others. 

CCHS Career and Technical Education Coach Josh Parker said he was super proud of all the kids.

“These kids deserve it. They work hard in the classroom, and they work hard outside the classroom on their projects and it shows. I’m thankful our leaders recognize their accomplishments,” Parker said. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 10/18/2023-6AM)