Press

Please visit the following links to see what is being said about the SWCTA!

2016

Entrepreneurial spirit drives talented Las Vegas teen designer
http://www.reviewjournal.com/opinion/columns-blogs/paul-harasim/entrepreneurial-spirit-drives-talented-las-vegas-teen-designer

2015

School tour series helps companies connect with CCSD’s best and brightest
http://lasvegassun.com/news/2015/oct/30/school-tour-series-gives-companies-look-some-ccsds/

CCSD Prepares Magnet Students with ‘FutureReady’ tours
http://www.lasvegasnow.com/news/ccsd-prepares-magnet-students-with-futureready-tours

Nevada’s Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 20th Annual National Awards Program
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150210005049/en/Nevadas-Top-Youth-Volunteers-Selected-20th-Annual#.VQwwdGTF9aU

http://www.blackprwire.com/press-releases/4482-bprw__top_youth_volunteers_in_each_state_selected_in_20th_annual_national_awards_program

JEA Selects 11 as Rising Star Journalism Teachers
http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20150210005049/en/Nevadas-Top-Youth-Volunteers-Selected-20th-Annual#.VQwwdGTF9aU

Students create culinary delights for good cause
http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/28194118/students-create-culinary-delights-for-good-cause

Junior League holding Fashion Forward this Weekend
http://www.fox5vegas.com/clip/11222377/junior-league-holding-fashion-forward-this-weekend

Bold Young Designers Break Out in the ‘Project Runway’-Style Fashion Forward
http://lasvegasweekly.com/news/2015/mar/19/fashion-forward-design-competition-junior-league/#/0

2015 EduGuide Challenge Winners
https://eduguideblog.wordpress.com/2015/03/19/2015-eduguide-challenge-winners/

The Future of #VegasTech – SWCTA 2015 Senior Capstone Projects
http://www.vegasstartups.com/2015/03/27/the-future-of-vegastech-swcta-2015-senior-capstone-projects/

Epicurean Charitable Foundation of Las Vegas Announces 2015 Scholarship Recipients
http://www.vegasnews.com/130314/epicurean-charitable-foundation-of-las-vegas-announces-2015-scholarship-recipients.html

2014

CCSD student journalists win national recognition
http://lasvegassun.com/news/2014/apr/16/ccsd-student-journalists-win-national-recognition/

Report rips Nevada manufacturing, but local industry pros disagree
http://www.reviewjournal.com/business/report-rips-nevada-manufacturing-local-industry-pros-disagree

Three U.S. Students to Compete for Adobe Certified Associate World Champion Title in Anaheim, CA
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/07/prweb12034458.htm

Local graduates develop app to help report bullying
http://www.mynews3.com/mostpopular/story/ccsd-bullying-graduates-application-las-vegas/OaWvN2W4tEO9AUlz9r5n2A.cspx

Teen competes in elite graphic design contest
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/education/teen-competes-elite-graphic-design-contest

Commitment to career, technical education key to thriving workforce
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2014/mar/23/commitment-career-technical-education-key-thriving/

17 Las Vegas-area magnet schools honored by national group
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2014/mar/04/17-las-vegas-area-magnet-schools-honored-national-/

In his own world, autistic high schooler’s imagination takes flight
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2014/jun/01/his-own-little-world-autistic-high-schoolers-imagi/

Student with autism publishes illustrated book
http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/25521353/student-with-autism-publishes-illustrated-book

Southwest Career and Technical Academy teens help local author with autism
http://www.jrn.com/ktnv/positively-lv/Southwest-Career-and-Technical-Academy-teens-help-promote-local-mans-book-261250661.html

Local students spend part of spring break with elderly residents
http://www.jrn.com/ktnv/positively-lv/Local-students-spend-part-of-spring-break-with-elderly-residents-257032971.html

Four students receive scholarship to attend UNLV from Epicurean Charitable Foundation
http://www.jrn.com/ktnv/positively-lv/teens/Four-students-receive-scholarship-to-attend-UNLV-from-Epicurean-Charitable-Foundation-256218771.html

Students show off skills in Futures Festival
http://www.8newsnow.com/story/25207535/students-show-off-skills-in-futures-festival

Perkins Hearing Hits on CTE Funding
https://www.acteonline.org/ctepolicywatch.post.aspx?id=5943&blogid=2289#.U_Q-VrxdXWs

Local Teen Designer Huilin Chen’s Fun Debut Collection Has the Whimsy of Las Vegas
http://www.lasvegasweekly.com/as-we-see-it/2014/aug/27/local-teen-designer-huilin-chen-las-vegas-whimsy/

Driven to Design: Competition Highlights Students’ Talents
http://www.reviewjournal.com/view/spring-valley/driven-design-competition-highlights-students-talents

Sister’s ordeal motivates anti-bullying app
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/5/sisters-ordeal-motivates-anti-bullying-app/

New College to Offer Nursing Training to Students
http://www.8newsnow.com/story/26840975/new-college-to-offer-nursing-training-to-students

2013

Showing Homeless Kids They Care
http://www.skillsusa.org/champions/fall13.shtm

CCSD students’ proficiency up in science, reading but down in math
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/apr/23/ccsd-students/

Clark County students cleared to start bringing own laptops, tablets to school
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2013/jun/20/clark-county-students-cleared-start-bringing-own-l/

Las Vegas student’s doodle could net her $30K
http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/22145573/las-vegas-students-doodle-could-net-her-30k

Automotive internships could pay off in jobs for high school seniors
http://www.reviewjournal.com/view/whitney/automotive-internships-could-pay-jobs-high-school-seniors

The Future of #VegasTech – Southwest Career and Technical Academy Senior Capstones
http://www.vegasstartups.com/2013/04/10/the-future-of-vegastech-southwest-career-and-technical-academy-senior-capstones/

A Progressive Approach to Integrating Education Technology
http://www.tmcnet.com/usubmit/2013/01/23/6872129.htm

2012

Clark County high school students innovate in tech
http://www.lvrj.com/business/clark-county-high-school-students-innovate-in-tech-147711445.html?ref=445

New iPad app for digital textbooks excites Clark County schools
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/jan/19/new-ipad-app-digital-textbooks-excites-county-scho/

The rise of the tablet: Demand for iPad, rivals outpaces expectations
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/mar/13/rise-tablet-demand-ipad-rivals-outpaces-expectatio/

Top Performing Clark County High Schools Unveiled
http://www.8newsnow.com/story/18616585/breaking-news-ccsd-releases-high-school-rankings

Successful career-based education
http://www.adobe.com/content/dam/Adobe/en/customer-success/pdfs/clark-county-school-case-study.pdf

Cooking 101
http://www.lvfnb.com/122012issue/1212p13_Trevino.html

There’s an App for That-Google Apps for Education
https://www.bluetoad.com/publication/index.php?i=109267&m=&l=&p=9&pre=&ver=swf

2011

School Wins Concert for Efforts to Stop Bullying
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/21/las-vegas-school-wins-hot-chelle-rae-concert/

http://southwest.8newsnow.com/news/community-spirit/116761-school-wins-concert-efforts-stop-bullying

Governor Sandoval and Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush Visit Southwest CTA
http://www.lasvegassun.com/blogs/ralstons-flash/2011/oct/05/jeb-bush-romneys-economic-plan-good-republicans-ca/

http://www.vegasinc.com/news/2011/oct/05/sandoval-pressing-florida-style-reforms/

Southwest CTA reached exemplary status on this year’s student achievement scores!
http://www.8newsnow.com/story/15213081/over-200-las-vegas-area-schools-dont-meet-progress-standard?clienttype=printable

Student-designed, nightlife-themed dresses on display at Centennial Hills Library
http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2011/jan/14/student-designed-nightlife-themed-dresses-display-/

The work of junior fashion students at the Southwest Career and Technical Academy on display at the Centennial Hills Library.
http://www.lasvegassun.com/photos/2011/jan/13/102313/

Students from the SWCTA organized a peaceful protest against proposed budget cuts in March 2011.
http://www.8newsnow.com/story/14259889/public-weighs-in-on-school-budget-problems

Timberlake Open program raises $49K for schools, non-profits
http://www.fox5vegas.com/story/16038657/timberlake-open-program-raises-49k-for-schools-non-profits

HOSA trains students for careers in health care
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/hosa-trains-students-careers-health-care

2010

Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce visits SWCTA
http://138.210.151.139/photos/galleries/2010/jun/03/chamber0603/58402/

http://www.lasvegassun.com/photos/galleries/2010/jun/03/chamber0603/58405/

Principal Felicia Nemcek and SWCTA students participate in a panel for the 2010 ACTE Conference
http://www.lvrj.com/opinion/weekly-editorial-recap-112468059.html

Web filters target bad apples but restrict all at valley schools, libraries
http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/education/web-filters-target-bad-apples-restrict-all-valley-schools-libraries