“I am so incredibly proud to be a JVS alumni. JVS gave me the opportunity to really craft my academic skills, while being able to give me the tools necessary to prepare myself for the world around me.”
Ian is a student at Baldwin Wallace University where he is studying to obtain his MA in Education
2013 Graduate Landscape & Greenhouse Management
“The JVS prepared me for my next step in my education path. I attended the University of Northwestern Ohio, and the Industrial Equipment Mechanics program at JVS prepared me well for this chapter of my life.”
Joe is a Mechanic at Wellington Implement
2008 Graduate Industrial Equipment Mechanics
"I was one of the kids who got HVAC right away, and even helped my classmates with their projects. I absolutely loved the program. I ended up placing 4th at the State competition. The JVS took me places in my career that I didn't know I could go. I am so thankful to JVS and continue to support them."
Marty is a HVAC Technician with E. H. Roberts Co./Mr. Comfort's Comfort Experts
2003 Graduate Heating and Air Conditioning
"Don’t treat the JVS as just another High School, it is the opportunity of a lifetime. Use it to it’s full potential, including the placement office when you are nearing graduation. I will never regret graduating from the Lorain County JVS."
Grant is a Process Engineer, Laser Welding Technology with Shiloh Industries, Inc in Valley City, Ohio
2003 Graduate Manufacturing Engineering Technology
“The JVS allowed me to earn 18 college credits that were able to be transferred because I went to an in state university, and these also covered numerous of my general education requirements. I feel the JVS is a good stepping stone to show you where you can go. I knew that I wanted to eventually go to medical school, and the JVS gave me the foundation to make my goal a reality.” Emily is a 2nd year medical student at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine
2013 Graduate Allied Health Sciences
Being at the JVS allowed me to develop a tool that I will take with me for life. It allowed me to have a social network and the opportunity to meet different people from so many different schools. The JVS provided me with the tools and knowledge I needed and gave me confidence when I entered my apprenticeship program.” Jairo is currently employed by the Cleveland Bricklayers Union Local 5 as a Field Representative.
2001 Graduate Masonry Trades
"I felt extremely comfortable at the JVS. I made friends easily and that made learning easier and enjoyable."Nicole currently works at Drug Mart Corporation as a Quality Assurance Technician and Computer Programmer.
2009 Graduate Web & Graphic Design
"Lorain County JVS gave me a head start on my career. At a really young age I was able to hop into my career. At the age of 21 I was a manager of a salon and by 22 was in a position that allowed me to buy a house and car.”Jackie is a Salon Coordinator and Boutique Manager at Vanity Lab Salon.
2010 Graduate Cosmetology
“The JVS allowed me so many great opportunities. I got to try new things, like being involved in FFA, and the National Technical Honors Society. The JVS opened up so many doors for new experiences and numerous scholarships.”Maggie is currently a student at the Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute.
2017 Graduate Landscape & Greenhouse Management
“The comradery that you build in your program, with people that are learning the same things as you, made the Lorain County JVS a great place for me.”Justin is currently employed at Total Line Refrigeration as a Refrigeration Technician.
2017 Graduate Heating & Air Conditioning
“There are so many great opportunities for students at Lorain County JVS. For me, it was awesome being involved in one of the most elite career-tech student organizations. This allowed me to participate in competitions, compete for scholarships and meet people from across the U.S.”
Julia was awarded a full tuition scholarship, which amounts in over $160,000, to the Culinary Institute of America (CIA) in New York. Julia is currently a student at the CIA.
2017 Graduate Culinary Arts