Career and Technical Education


Apply NOW for 2017-18 CTE Classes

Your Career Starts Here!  Even though the Early Application Period for 2017-18 CTE classes is over and some classes already are filled, students and counselors should still use the Online Application form to apply and enroll in 2017-18 CTE classes. Programs still accepting students include:

  • AgriScience
  • Automotive Technician
  • Building Trades (Year 1 & 2)
  • CAD
  • Computer Coding & Gaming (Programming)
  • Computer Networking
  • Graphics Design (morning only)
  • Marketing
  • Welding
Photo of Sturgis 8th Grade students visit Welding lab at Glen Oaks Community College
Sturgis 8th Grade students visit Welding lab at Glen Oaks Community College

Congratulations to 2017 Breaking Traditions Award Winner

Sydney Miller, 2017 Breaking Traditions Award Winner

Congratulations to Mendon High School Senior Sydney Miller, winner of the Breaking Traditions Merit Award from the Michigan Department of Education for outstanding contributions in the Welding program at Glen Oaks Community College.  This award is given to students who excel in a program that is nontraditional for their gender. Sydney is a second year CTE student in the welding program and plans to attend Glen Oaks Community College in the fall.

Outstanding CTE Students of the Year

Over 550 students took part in CTE programs during the 2016-17 school year.  Each year, certain students distinguish themselves in the nine different CTE programs by going above and beyond expectations.  Congratulations to the below students on being named Outstanding CTE Students of the Year:

Cheyenne Campbell, Mendon High School, Agriscience
Jeff Elder, Constantine High School, Automotive Technologies
Caitlyn Metz, Sturgis High School, Automotive Technologies
Ryan Miller, Constantine High School, Building Trades
Bryan Garcia, Sturgis High School, Building Trades
Michael DeYoung, Sturgis High School, Computer Information Technologies
Alex Robinson, Three Rivers High School, Computer Information Technologies
Brenden Sprowls, Sturgis High School, Computer-Aided Design
Julie Milliman, Colon High School, Graphic Design
Ailyn Lopez, Sturgis High School, Graphic Design
Chloe Cornwell, White Pigeon High School, Graphic Design
Alyssa Gregory, Centreville High School, Marketing
Jessica Garcia, Constantine High School, Marketing
Blanca Quiroz, Sturgis High School, Medical Occupations
Adrian Andrews, Sturgis High School, Welding Technologies


CTE Video photoWatch the SJC-CTE Video to learn more about the nine different programs offered by your local high school that you can take for free!

The SJC-CTE Consortium includes Centreville, Colon, Constantine, Mendon, Sturgis, Three Rivers and White Pigeon High Schools. It is a service of the St. Joseph County ISD in collaboration with Glen Oaks Community College. See the video above, talk to your high school counselor,  or contact the SJC-CTE Consortium.  for more information.