Achievements & Honors

SkillsUSA 2018 District Competition Results

This past January, our students competed against 11 other technical schools at Penn College of Technology. Click here to see the results.

 

 

Honor Roll

* Third Marking Period
* Second Marking Period
* First Marking Period

 

Student of the Month

March: Josh Wolfe

Joshua Wolfe, a senior in the Carpentry and Construction program at Columbia-Montour AVTS, has been named student of the month for March.  He is the son of David and Gretchen Wolfe of Nescopeck.
Joshua has achieved Honor Roll status several times throughout his high school career. He has been a member of the National Honor Society and Youth in Philanthropy since his sophomore year. Joshua participates in the Cooperative Education program and is currently employed by Advantage Construction in Bloomsburg as a laborer.
He has worked on several projects in the community, such as remodeling the cabins at Camp Victory and building a tiny house for his vocational program.  Joshua has applied to the United Brotherhood of Carpenters Union, and plans to continue his career in the carpentry field following graduation.

 

February: Jenny Acosta

Jenny Acosta, a senior in the Health Professions program at Columbia-Montour AVTS, has been named student of the month for February.  She is the daughter of Claudia Batres of Berwick.
Jenny has been a member of SkillsUSA for four years and has served as the president of this organization for two years.  She has also been in the National Honor Society for three years. Jenny has achieved Distinguished Honor Roll every marking period since 9th grade and received a School Counts! Certificate for the past three years.
Jenny was chosen as the 2016 CMAVTS Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Ambassador and is a Building Leaders of Susquehanna Valley graduate.  She volunteers her time at Ronald McDonald House and the Beaver Main Elementary Nature Trail. Jenny has also served as a CMAVTS Ambassador, representing the school at various functions.
After graduation, Jenny plans to attend Bloomsburg University and major in nursing.

 

January: Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith, a senior in the Welding Technology program, has been named student of the month for January. He is the son of Mark Smith and Lisa Bower of Nescopeck. Tyler has been a member the National Honor Society for the past two years. He has achieved Distinguished Honor Roll for the majority of his high school career. He has also earned college credits through the Penn College NOW program at CMAVTS. Tyler has been a recipient of the Ram PRIDE Award. Tyler won 4th place as a sophomore at AWS competition section 105. He will be receiving his D1.1 Certification in structural steel welding and is working towards his AWS certification. Tyler participates in Co-op and is currently working at K-Fab Inc. in Berwick, as a welder.

 

December: Jonathan Andreas

Jonathan Andreas, a senior in the Building Trades and Maintenance program, has been named student of the month for December. He is the son of Walter Andreas of Berwick. Jonathan serves as Treasurer of the Senior class. He has achieved Honor Roll status several times throughout his high school career. Jonathan participates in the Cooperative Education program and is currently employed by Commercial Stainless Inc. in Bloomsburg as a millwright/fabricator. He was a member of the varsity football team his freshman, sophomore and junior year, and has earned a Varsity Letter for each season. Jonathan was also a member of the baseball team his sophomore year. He has worked on community projects such as the International Harvester building remodel. He is also a member of the North Berwick Hunting and Fishing Club.

 

November: Starlette Francis

Starlette Francis, a senior in the Carpentry and Construction program, has been named student of the month for November. She is the daughter of Laura Francis and Larry Gross of Bloomsburg, and William Francis of Berwick. Starlette is a member of SkillsUSA, National Honor Society and Captain’s Club. Starlette serves as Treasurer of the SkillsUSA club. She has achieved Honor Roll every marking period since 9 th grade and received a School Counts! Certificate her junior year. She has been a member of the soccer team for the past four years, where she has earned a Varsity Letter for each season. Starlette has also been named Student of the Month in her vocational program during her sophomore and junior year.
After graduation, Starlette plans to attend college and major in criminal justice.

 

October: Michael Miller

Michael Miller, a senior in the Electricity program, has been named student of the month for October. He is the son of Gary and Hope Miller of Benton. Michael is a member of SkillsUSA, National Honor Society and Captain’s Club. He also participated in Co-op, working for the Bloomsburg Fair Association as an electrician. Michael has achieved Honor Roll every marking period since his 9th grade year. He has been a member of the wrestling team for the past four years, where he was named Rookie of the Year his 9 th grade year and has received the Lonnie Edmonds Award his 11 th grade year. Michael has earned a letter all three years in wrestling. In his free time, Michael is actively involved in his church youth group.
After graduation, Michael plans to pursue a career as a Lineman.

 

September: Trevor Welsh

Trevor Welsh, a senior in the Machine Technology program, has been named student of the month for September. He is the son of Michelle Welsh of Berwick. Trevor is a member of Youth in Philanthropy, National Honor Society and Captain’s Club. He also participates in Co-op and is currently working at G&B Specialties, in Berwick, as a machinist. He has achieved Distinguished Honor Roll every marking period since 9th grade and received a School Counts! Certificate for the past three years. He has been a member of the football team and basketball team for the past four years, where he was also named MVP in both sports his 11 th grade year. Trevor has been racing go-karts since he was 8 years old; he also enjoys kayaking in his free time.
After graduation, Trevor plans to attend college and major in mechanical engineering.