Press

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

2017

High school girls get inside scoop on how to make it in construction industry
http://www.reviewjournal.com/local/las-vegas/high-school-girls-get-inside-scoop-how-make-it-construction-industry

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