SKOWHEGAN — The Somerset Career & Technical Center Program Leaders Assemblies were held Dec. 6 for Day One students and Dec. 9, for Day Two students. Students from Carrabec High School, Madison Area Memorial High School, Maine Central Institute, School Administrative Distrcit 53, Skowhegan Area High School and Upper Kennebec Valley High School attend SCTC. Director David Dorr introduced the program instructors who then presented the awards to their students.

Students were awarded the leadership awards based on characteristics and traits that are critical to success in the work place. The employability skill of resourcefulness was the focus of these two assemblies.

Day one — awards for resourcefulness: automotive technology — Josh Meng, SAHS; cooperative education — Olivia French, SAHS; Mikayla Toth, SAHS; Kiley Plourde, MMHS; Courtney Lancaster, CHS; Cody McCaslin, SAD 53; Meaghan Hunnewell, UKV; Paige Topel, MCI; culinary arts — Jacquelyn Graham, SAHS; digital graphic arts — Destiny Lovely, SAHS; early childhood education — Emma Downing, SAHS; electrical construction — Logan Merrill, Home School; health care careers — Emily Sudborough, SAHS; information systems technology, Devin Tracy, SAHS; outdoor leadership & skills — Mickenzy Ronco, SAHS; residential construction — Bodie Currie, MMHS; welding — Austin Clemons, SAHS

Day two — awards for resourcefulness: automotive — Robert Noe, SAHS; culinary arts — Brian Mahan, MCI; digital graphic arts — Anastasia Paradis, CHS; early childhood — Makayla Snow, MCI; electrical construction — Alan Bouchard, SAHS; health care careers — Hannah Todd, SAHS; information systems technology — John North, CHS; outdoor leadership & skills — Brendon Tolman, CHS; residential construction — Paul Dionne, MCI; welding — Chase Whittemore, SAHS.