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Grant Succeeds at West-MEC

  Grant Berkley is a hard-working, excellent student. He manages two jobs, while keeping his grades high and balancing family life and helping out at his church. With his hard work, he was able to purchase his own vehicle at the age of 16, and spent his sophomore and junior years learning to do repairs on his truck. He now …

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Senior at West-MEC, Justin, Talks The Welding Program

  Justin Dandurand is a senior in West-MEC’s Welding Program at Central Campus in Glendale. Although he has a love of reading and education, Justin loves to be outdoors. In the future he hopes to purchase a home with property, which not only give him the space needed for his welding career, but also allow him to spend time doing …

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Ashley Talks West-MEC’s Law, Public Safety & Security Program

Ashley Herrera is a superstar student in West-MEC’s Law, Public Safety & Security class. She is an AP and honor student who has received multiple principle and superintendent list awards for her academic work. Ashley serves in the Maricopa County Teen Court as the victim Advocate. As the victim advocate, she has had the opportunity to represent and stand for …

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Nathalie Talks West- MEC Talks Automotive Collision Technology program

Nathalie Marin is a senior at Western Maricopa Education Center. She enjoys working on cars and babysitting her younger siblings. She will be attending Glendale Community College, beginning spring semester of 2018. Nathalie is currently enrolled in the West- MEC Automotive Collision Technology program and serves as the secretary of her CTSO (Career and Technical Student Organization.) She has maintained …

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Straight A Senior Alexis Talks Coding at West-MEC

  Alexis Leffew is in the West-MEC Coding Program. Alexis gets straight A’s, she had perfect attendance for coding in year one and earned her three dual enrollment credits from GCC via the coding program. Q. You are in the coding program at West-MEC, tell us a little more about that? A. The CTE coding program at the Start West-MEC …

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Dakota Talks West-MEC’s Aviation Program

Q. You are involved in the aviation program at West-MEC what does this entail? A. The aviation technology program at West-MEC consists of 43 technical courses based on mechanic practices and aviation systems. A course normally starts in the classroom obtaining a deep understanding of chosen devices, practices, and procedures. As we progress we move down to the shop were we …

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Illusion Talks West-MEC Energy and Industrial Technology Program

Q. Tell us about the program you are taking at West-MEC? A. The program I am taking is Energy and Industrial Technology, and I absolutely love it. It’s challenging, fun, and hands on. I feel like it really depicts what we’ll be doing in our future without it being mere bookwork. The staff is super friendly, and helpful. I can …

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West-MEC’s Senior, Nathan, Talks Shop

  Q. What do you enjoy most about West-MEC’s Auto program? A. I enjoy the hands-on learning experience of my West-MEC Auto Technology Program. I have learned things that I never knew I had the physical capability to do. For example, I have learned how to work on air conditioning systems, engine rebuilding and electrical systems. Q. What is in …

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Jacob Talks West-MEC Coding Program

The West-MEC Coding Program prepares students for a career as a software developer. Students are using industry software and learning the following languages: PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS, MySQL and Python. The program prepares students to collaboratively design and test code to develop web apps for phones, tablets, and websites. Q: What do you like best about the West-MEC Coding program? …

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West-MEC Student Selected as One Of Arizona’s Presidential Scholars for CTE Component

Q: You recently were nominated for an award through West-MEC, can you tell us about that? A: The U.S. Presidential Scholars Program was established in 1964, by executive order of the President, to recognize and honor some of our nations most distinguished graduating high school seniors. In 1979, the program was extended to recognize students who demonstrate exceptional talent in …

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