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  • JVS Takes People's Choice Award at Generous Helpings Culinary Event

    JVS Takes People's Choice Award at  Generous Helpings Culinary Event
    From left: Instructor Maurina Driscoll, Ashley Briggs (Midview), Sabrina Benson (Keystone), and Chef Timothy Michitsch.

    October 17, 2014 -- Lorain County JVS participated in the ninth annual Generous Helpings culinary fundraising event at the Second Harvest Food Bank in Lorain. Chef Instructor Timothy Michitsch, assisted by instructor Marina Driscoll and culinary students Ashley Briggs and Sabrina Benson, created and served New England-style lobster rolls and chocolate mousse.

    Patrons must have liked what they tasted because their creations were voted 1st Place in the People's Choice category and 3rd Place in the Critic's Choice category.

    The event spotlighted local flavors and local stars by serving signature dishes using locally grown produce created by 18 premier chefs. Chef Michitsch is the Ohio ACTE Teacher of the Year for 2014 and a national awards finalist.

  • JVS Recognizes Students Through Character Education Program

    JVS Recognizes Students Through Character Education Program
    Front Row L-R: Morgan Lovejoy, David DiFilippo, Kevin Elliott, Adam Smyth. Back Row L-R: Billy Saki, Troy Sexton, Madison Hathaway.

    October 7, 2014 -- Lorain County JVS promotes a school-wide character education program. Students are recognized and nominated by staff members for exhibiting the outstanding character traits of trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring and citizenship. Typically, one student from each of the career academies is selected as the "Character Education Student of the Month".

    September, 2014

    Building Trades Academy
    Adam Smyth, Plumbing & Pipefitting senior from Firelands

    Business & Marketing Academy
    Morgan Lovejoy, Web & Graphic Design senior from Elyria

    Career Connections Academy
    Troy Sexton, Career Explorations sophomore from North Ridgeville

    Community Service Academy
    David DiFilippo, Early Childhood Education senior from North Ridgeville

    Culinary Academy
    Billy Saki, Culinary Arts junior from Columbia

    Manufacturing Academy
    Kevin Elliott, Precision Machine Technology senior from Columbia

    Transportation Academy
    Madison Hathaway, Automotive Technology senior from Midview

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