High School Career and Technical Education Student of the Year
March 6, 2013
Chillicothe R-II senior Kyle Bagley was recently recognized as the High School Career and
Technical Education Student of the Year by North Central Missouri College in Trenton. He was
selected on the basis of his commitment to career and technical education, academic
achievement, involvement in school and community activities, leadership abilities, and his
involvement in career and technical education organizations.
Pictured, from left: Debby
Peery, Teresa Cross, Kyle Bagley, Vicky Duckworth and Jayme Caughron.
Mr. Bagley was nominated by his
instructor, Vicky Duckworth of the Grand River Technical School in Chillicothe, where he is enrolled
in the Computer Service Technology program. Mr. Bagley plans to attend North Central Missouri
College and pursue an Associate of Applied Science degree. In her nomination, Ms. Duckworth noted,
"Kyle has a strong moral code and has personal standards that he abides by in his daily life personally, academically, and
Mr. Bagley is currently serving as the Vice President of the SkillsUSA AM chapter at Grand River
Technical School and Treasurer of the Science Club. He has received leadership awards in
SkillsUSA, earned inclusion on the A Honor Roll in all of his high school years, and has been
recognized on the Director's Honor Roll and as Student of the Quarter at Grand River Technical
As the NCMC High School Career and Technical Education Student of the Year, Kyle was
recognized with a certificate of achievement and plaque. He will also receive a $350 scholarship
from the North Central Missouri College Foundation. NCMC Foundation Director Teresa Cross
stated, "As the NCMC Foundation kicks off a new campaign to further increase scholarship
opportunities, Kyle is a wonderful example of the type of individual that benefits from scholarship
funds. Scholarships are provided by generous donors to the NCMC
North Central Missouri College partners with many secondary career and technical education
schools in the area by ensuring various technical pathways are available to students. Career and
technical education schools within NCMC's service territory were invited to nominate and submit
one candidate from any of their CTE programs for consideration as the High School Career and
Technical Education Student of the Year. Students can earn the equivalent of free college credit
by participating in an articulated program of career and technical education classes while
attending high school, an area technical school or a career center.
Grand River Technical School in Chillicothe provides technical career education in a variety of
disciplines and is a key technical education partner with North Central Missouri College. For
additional information on CTE articulated credit, contact Jason Helton at North Central Missouri
College (660-359-3948; www.ncmissouri.edu).
Vicki Weaver - NCMC Public
660 359 3948 ext. 1203
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