Congratulations to the following students for being awarded the NJ Seal of Biliteracy as determined by the American Council on Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Assessment of Performance toward Proficiency in Languages (AAPPL) exam. This academic honor recognizes high school graduates who have attained a high level of proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing in one or more foreign languages in addition to English. The Seal of Biliteracy provides employers and universities with a method of identifying people with language and biliteracy skills. UCVTS’ inaugural group of awardees includes: Rafael Candamil, Leslye Erazo-Diaz, Daniela Gomez-Quintero, Cynthia Hechavarria, Angie Huamancayo, Tiffany Landazabal, Aranzasu Lopez, Anthony Mendez, Jenifer Rivera, Brittney Segura, and Stephanie Villanueva.
On Thursday April 27, The NJ FFA Spring Career Development Events were held at Rutgers, Cook Campus. Union County FFA competed in the Environmental & Natural Resources Career Development Event, held at site of the Rutgers Display Gardens, with the first Union County FFA Environmental & Natural Resources Team, consisting of two Sustainable Science Students, Ashley Rosen & Colleen Clarke and Two Ag Sci–Plant Students, Daniel Zuniga & Thomas Harris. Ashley, individually placed 14th of 40 participants in the state, leading the Team to a 5th place finish. Congratulations Ashley, Dan, Colleen & Tom. Complete results can be viewed at www.judgingcard.com.
We took home 17 medals!!!! 6 Gold and 10 Silver (one previously announced Gold in Masonry-Andrew Fitzsimmons)
Cosmetology Advanced-Angie Huamonego
Electrical Construction wiring-post grad Tyler Wilson
Occupational health and Safety Notebook-Alyssa Edgar, Christina Pickerin, Kaylin Rodriguez
PDP Portfolio-Amanda Fasolino
Esthetics (Skin Care) Heather Braun
Opening and Closing Team- Martha Mejia, Stephany Aristizabal, Matthew Herrera, Brianna Torres, Bruno Muscoso, Erika Martinez, Jasmine Simmons
PDP Portfolio-Nejla Kapo
Nail Care- Victoria Salvatore