The Dallas County Technical Center is located at 33 Vo Tech Road in Louisburg, Missouri. Students from Buffalo, Skyline, Hermitage, Wheatland, Weaubleau, Humansville, Fair Play and Halfway Schools participate in Career and Technical Programs which include Auto Mechanics, Collision Repair Technology, Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Graphic Arts, Health Science, and Welding,
Dallas County Technical Center
DCTC SkillsUSA Students Perform Well at District
The Dallas County Technical Center SkillsUSA members participated in district competition during the month of February. Students participated in skill competitions, leadership competitions and written tests in their career education field. AM students are pictured at the top left. PM students are pictured below.
Criminal Justice: first, tie: Matthew Alaniz, Humansville, and Mariah Winingear, Humansville; second: Cooper Payne, Humansville; third: Brittany Blankenship, Skyline.
Medical Terminology: first: Michelle Gerecke, Buffalo; second: Kaitlynn Blattel, Buffalo; third: Vanessa Hodge, Wheatland.
Medical Math: second: Megan Liberty, Hermitage.
Spelling: first: Kierra Hopper, Buffalo; second: Corben Kite, Wheatland; third: Kristen Breshears, Buffalo.
Professional Development Program: first: Tristan McCoy, Fair Play; second: Jasmin Roy, Fair Play; third: Amanda Kreft, Fair Play.
Welding: second: Evan Maddux, Buffalo.
Welding Fabrication: second: Carl Ackels, Halfway, Cody Westfall, Halfway, and Max Dunkle, Fair Play.
CPR: first: Josh Hessee, Buffalo; second: Josh Wisdom, Buffalo.
Vinyl Sign Making: Carla Bayer, Fair Play, Cheyenne Randall, Humansville, and Sierra Retherford, Skyline; Kierra Hopper, Buffalo, Corben Kite, Wheatland, and Aaliyah Elkins, Weaubleau.
Photography: Isabella Waltman, Buffalo; Amanda Kreft, Fair Play.
Crime Scene Investigation: Matthew Alaniz, Humansville, Brittany Blankenship, Skyline, Crystal Price, Skyline, Mariah Winingear, Humansville, Anastasia Bilas, Buffalo, and Taley Buscher, Buffalo.
T-shirt Design: second: Kierra Hopper, Buffalo.
Customer Service: first: Tristan McCoy, Fair Play.
Employment Application Process: first: Abigail Duskin, Buffalo.
Dallas County Technical Center SkillsUSA Officers '16-'17
Dallas County Technical Center SkillsUSA officers for 2016-2017 were installed recently. SkillsUSA has the motto “preparing for leadership in the world of work” and provides students the opportunity to build teamwork and communication abilities required for today’s workforce.
The AM officers are pictured top left as follows: Kristen Breshears (parliamentarian), Sierra Rutherford (reporter), Whitney Skopec (secretary), Isabell Waltman (president), Pantera Mettler (treasurer), Cierra McDaniel (historian), and Michael Harmon (vice president).
The PM officers include Joshua Wisdom (president), Joshua Hessee (vice president), Mehala Keller (secretary), Cody Corlew (treasurer), Austin Miller (parliamentarian), Lochlainn Derks (reporter), and Chris Pierce (historian).
Improvements and Changes Occur at D.C.T.C. for ’16 – ‘17
New Program Added
Based on stakeholder input, a new program has been added to Dallas County Technical Center starting this year. The program is called Criminal Justice and is being taught by retired police officer Mr. Michael Castrodale.
New Health Occ. Teachers
The Health Occupations program has new instructors in both the first and second year sections. Health Occupations I will be taught by Mrs. Melanie Ryan, RN while Health Occupations II is being instructed by Mrs. Kari Bliss, RN.
New Tech. Center Sign
Meanwhile, the appearance of the facility has been improved by a new sign on the intersection of Vo-Tech Road and Highway 64 (pictured top left).