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MCEF WINNERS OF
CRAFT COMPETITION

Seven of the state’s top-performing craftsmen are winners in the MCEF’s statewide craft competition.

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MCEF HONORS
JIM STEWART

Hattiesburg business leader Jim Stewart’s efforts encourage more young people to pursue craft careers.

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MCEF HONORS
MIKE UPCHURCH

Upchurch, vice president of Upchurch Plumbing, Inc. in Greenwood, 2019 recipient of the President’s Hard Hat Award.

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MCEF HONORS
SHERRI BLOUNT

MCEF’s south area director, Sherri Blount works with career and technical education centers to educate students.

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16 GRADUATES
OF APPRENTICE PROGRAMS

Sixteen graduates of the MCEF’s apprenticeship program were honored recently for completing training.

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MCEF SCHOLARSHIPS
FOR HIGHSCHOOL SENIORS

Scholarship program encourages students to continue education in career and technical fields.

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AWARDS CELEBRATION
FOR MCEF STUDENTS

MCEF award honors Mississippi's top-performing career and technical education students of the year.

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MCEF HONORS
STUDENTS OF THE YEAR

Regional career and technical education standouts compete for states top honors; MCEF Honors top performers.

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INGALLS ACADEMY
COMPETITION WINNERS

Ingalls Academy earns statewide honors in a MCEF contruction contest that gives better understanding of the field.

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APRIL STUDENTS
OF THE MONTH

Recognition celebrates top-performing career and technical education students for the month of April.

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HUNDREDS TO COMPETE
LARGEST CHAMPIONSHIP

Annual competitive event prepares Mississippians to become skilled construction professionals.

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SUMMER CAMP FOR
DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION

Mississippi students urged to sign up now for these exciting learning opportunities at summer camp.

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TOP CRAFTSMEN IN
NATIONAL COMPETITION

Top-performing Mississippi craft trade professionals to represent home state in California.

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MARCH STUDENTS
OF THE MONTH

Recognition celebrates top-performing career and technical education students for the month of March.

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FEBRUARY STUDENTS
OF THE MONTH

Recognition celebrates top-performing career and technical education students for the month of February.

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JANUARY STUDENTS
OF THE MONTH

Recognition celebrates top-performing career and technical education students for the month of January.

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MCEF HONORS
CRAFT INSTRUCTORS

Career and technical education leaders earn state's best recognition and MCEF celebration.

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MCEF PARTNERS FOR
INMATE DRIVING INITIATIVE

MCEF is expanding its reach to provide second chances to inmates at the Central MS Correctional Facility.

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DECEMBER STUDENTS
OF THE MONTH

Recognition celebrates top-performing career and technical education students for the month of December.

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MCEF HONORS
SUNNY BROWNLEE

Sunny Brownlee is MCEF's choice for the President’s Hard Hat Outstanding Counselor of the Year award.

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NOVEMBER STUDENTS
OF THE MONTH

Recognition celebrates top-performing career and technical education students for the month of November.

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NATIONAL CAREERS IN
CONSTRUCTION MONTH

Construction industry booms across Mississippi and the nation, there’s no better time to be a trade professional.

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CONSTRUCTION CONTEST
FOR CAREER PROGRAMS

Mississippians will see what CTE students can build when they put their creative skills to the test.

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OCTOBER STUDENTS
OF THE MONTH

MCEF is recognizing four career and technical education standouts as its students of the month for October.

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GULFPORT HIGH’S FOCUS
ON CAREER TRAINING

Gulfport School District is proving that a combination of CTE and academic instruction is the formula for success.

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TIME TO TRADE UP
TO A BRIGHTER FUTURE

As a former educator, Mike Barkett has seen the benefits of helping young people find their place in the world.

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MCEF CAMPAIGN BECKONS
STUDENTS TO TRADE UP!

MCEF wants high school students to know that professional trades are where the action is for future careers.

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MISSISSIPPI DECLARES
CONSTRUCTION MONTH

Mississippi is leading again as one of the first states to proclaim October as National Careers in Construction Month.

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MORE STUDENTS IN
TECHNICAL EDUCATION

New generation of educated trade professionals are rewarded with stable, high-paying career jobs.

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CAMPERS EXPERIENCE
CONSTRUCTION FIELD

Students explore career options through annual learning opportunity and hands-on view of construction.

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WHITFIELD ELECTRIC
INVESTS IN TRAINING

Paul Whitfield shows off the onsite facility where hands-on MCEF Training is provided to employees.

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PASSING EXPERTISE
TO FUTURE GENERATIONS

Scott Berryhill rates NCCER assignment among biggest of his 20-year career, passing knowledge to the future.

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MCEF PREDICTS
STRONG FUTURE

Two construction leadership institute ignites lasting bond among participants professional development.

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