Director's Email: Kelley.Joiner@lcschools.org
Congratulations to all participants and winners from the Skills USA competition!!
ATCTC students participated in the state contest April 23-25, 2018. Pictures can be viewed using the link below.
ATCTC Student of the Month: Nisha Morris
Congratulations to Allen Thornton’s Student of the Month for March: Nisha Morris. Nisha is a senior from Waterloo High School who has been a student in the ATCTC Cosmetology program for the past two years. According to Mrs. Beth Wallace, Cosmetology Instructor, Nisha is an excellent student with a tremendous work ethic and a positive role model for other students. At ATCTC, she is an active member of SkillsUSA and recently represented ATCTC at District SkillsUSA competions.
At Waterloo, Nisha is a member of the volleyball, basketball, and softball teams along with being a cheerleader, a member of many clubs and student organizations, and was recently honored as Miss Waterloo High School for 2018.
Good luck to Nisha after graduation as she completes her State Board licensure in cosmetology and then pursues a business degree in preparation to own her own hair salon in the future!
ATCTC Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to the ATCTC Teacher of the Year for 2018, Mr. Karson Cupp. Mr. Cupp is currently in his third year of teaching Building Construction at ATCTC, with an additional year at Holt High School in Tuscaloosa County. He is a 2007 graduate of Muscle Shoals High School, and attended Northwest Shoals Community College to earn both short and long-term certificates in Carpentry and Cabinetmaking. At ATCTC, Mr. Kupp serves as a SkillsUSA Adviser and provides his students with NCCER certification and instruction.
Jobs and Career Readiness Information
The Lauderdale County School System has partnered with workforce leaders in the Shoals area to do everything possible to provide trained and qualified Lauderdale County students to the local workforce. To that end, we are creating an archive of videos that spotlight various employers in the Shoals, so prospective student employees can get an in-depth look at those selected work places. Our Business Spotlight Video library is listed below. If you would like for your business to be spotlighted with a video, contact Leta Bishop or Brandi Walton, career coaches for Lauderdale County School System, at 760-1300.