Hartford Area Career & Technology Center
On January 24th, the HACTC celebrated the community service that has been performed by the students up to this point in the school year. Immediately below is a video highlighting that service. Below the video is the complete list of what was accomplished. Nice job, HACTC students!
The Business Administration program worked at the Quechee hot air balloon festival, the Polar Express, participated in a rally for the March of Dimes, and created a Thanksgiving food basket for the Brookside Nursing Home.
The Culinary Arts program worked with the Regional Resource Center, made gingerbread houses for The Family Place, and made bread and other foods for the Upper Valley Haven.
The Allied Medical Services program volunteered at two blood drives, participated in the CHaD heroes walk, stacked wood for an elderly couple in the community, made cards for and sang to residents at Hanover Terrace, and raised money for the cystic fibrosis foundation.
The Design, Illustration, and Media Arts program participated in and supplied the second largest amount of food in the NTHS food drive, gave clothes for the clothing drive for the Upper Valley Haven, organized a makeover and resume creation for a community member, and are currently participating in a photo contest to support the Brookside Nursing Home, and are collecting funds to support the March of Dimes Walk.
The Human Services program cleaned out gardens and stacked wood for an elderly couple, sang to residents at The Valley Terrace Assisted Living Center, decorated the lab school classroom, and one student donated clothes to The Upper Valley Haven.
The Cosmetology program provided a makeover for a community member and made cookie Jars for the bus drivers, administration and pre-school students.
The Engineering and Architectural Design program performed a Fall cleanup for the Bugbee Senior Center in White River Junction.
The Building Trades program is in the process of renovating the lobby at the HACTC.
The Computer Technology Applications program provided technology help to the Bugbee Senior Center and the Lebanon Senior Center.
The Natural Resources program provided a Christmas tree to the Brookside Nursing home and cleared brush in the Hurricane Town Forest.
The Automotive Technology program has made repairs on vehicles for people in need in the Upper Valley.
The Industrial Mechanics and Welding program completed a lawn mower repair project for a widowed senior citizen in the Upper Valley.
The Collision Repair and Refinishing students have made and donated decals for the Lebanon Student Community Club and have refinished two pieces of playground equipment for the Indian River Nursery School.
Lastly, five HACTC students developed, created, and led workshops at the very successful Women Can Do conference!