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MCEF DEPLOYS TOP-TIER TRAINING STAFF TO BUILD MISSISSIPPI’S FUTURE

MCEF is looking to the future by deploying some of the state's best and brightest training staff!

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GRAND OPENING OF GULF COAST CAREER TRAINING CENTER SET FOR 10/7

MCEF’s new center in Gulfport supports construction industry growth!

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MCEF NAMES OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Congrats to these deserving parties for preparing MS for the growing construction/manufacturing industries.

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CONSTRUCTION CONTEST OPEN TO MISSISSIPPI CAREER TECH PROGRAMS

Teams will vie for $1,000 cash prizes when projects are judged in March 2021!

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Ms’S CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PREPS FOR ACTION-PACKED OCTOBER

MCEF has a full schedule of events planned for October to promote the state’s CTE programs!

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COIN IS MORE VALUABLE THAN EVER FOR TODAY’S CRAFT PROFESSIONALS

This valuable online resource is connecting job candidates with employers all over the state!

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MCEF HONORS DIANNA ZENDEJAS AS PRESIDENT’S AWARD RECIPIENT

Congrats to this veteran employee as she's recognized for her work building the state’s skilled workforce!

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MCEF HONORS PERRY NATIONS OF JACKSON WITH PRESIDENT’S AWARD

MCEF is recognizing Perry Nations for helping to modernize the state’s CTE programs - Thank you!

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MCEF HONORS 43 GRADUATES OF APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS

43 grads of MCEF's apprenticeship program were honored recently for completing training requirements!

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OUTSTANDING SENIORS RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS AT MCEF EVENT

MCEF awarded a total of $3500 in scholarships to seven seniors who are readying for career & technical positions.

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MCEF HONORS WINNERS OF STATEWIDE CRAFT COMPETITION

Congrats to these deserving recipients - serious trade professionals as well as tough competitors!

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MCEF RECOGNIZES STUDENTS OF THE YEAR

Congratulations to the elite CTE students - the 2020 MCEF Students of the Year!

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MCEF TO HONOR OUTSTANDING HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS

MCEF is proud to honor some of Mississippi's best and brightest students!

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MCEF NAMES APRIL STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Congratulations to these top-performing career and technical education students!

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MCEF NAMES MARCH STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

We're proud of our students of the month, who are excellent representatives of CTE programs in our state.

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SUMMER CAMPS OFFER HANDS-ON VIEW OF DESIGN/CONSTRUCTION FIELD

Spend your summer building your future. Register today for these one-of-a-kind camps!

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MCEF NAMES FEBRUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Congrats to these deserving parties for preparing MS for the growing construction/manufacturing industries.

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MCEF HONORS TOP CRAFT INSTRUCTORS & SCHOOL OF THE YEAR

Congrats to these deserving parties for preparing MS for the growing construction/manufacturing industries.

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MCEF NAMES JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

We're proud of our students of the month, who are excellent representatives of CTE programs in our state.

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SAVE MONEY AND DO IT YOURSELF! REGISTER FOR MS. FIX IT WORKSHOP

Take home improvement into your own hands! Learn to do basic household repairs during this MCEF event.

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MCEF NAMES DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

We're proud of our students of the month, who are excellent representatives of CTE programs in our state.

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MCEF NAMES NOVEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

Congratulations to these top-performing career and technical education students!

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BE AN ADVOCATE FOR CRAFT CAREER PATHS – YOUR SUPPORT MATTERS

Craft professionals are experiencing a renaissance in Mississippi, and we know students are up for the task.

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MCEF NAMES OCTOBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

We're proud of our students of the month, who are excellent representatives of CTE programs in our state.

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MCEF HONORS CONNIE GOFF AS COUNSELOR OF THE YEAR

Kudos to this outstanding educator for helping create a culture that fosters growth, learning and excellence.

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CONSTRUCTION CONTEST OPEN TO MISSISSIPPI CAREER TECH PROGRAMS

It's more than a competition; it's a celebration of the many ways modern CTE programs are preparing students.

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OCTOBER IS NATIONAL CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION MONTH

As the construction industry boom continues, there's no better time to be a trade professional than now.

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MISSISSIPPI LEADS WAY IN DECLARING CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION MONTH

We are excited to once again be among the first states to proclaim October as a time to promote craft careers.

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BARKETT RECEIVES NATIONAL AWARD FOR EDUCATION LEADERSHIP

A passion for the construction industry and raising awareness of its opportunities sets this leader apart.

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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, VP 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 CTE 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 construction contest.

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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 hs students to know that professional trades are where the action is for future careers.

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MISSISSIPPI DECLARES
CONSTRUCTION MONTH

MS 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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