Career, technical education luncheon honors area businesses

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 12, 2003

Nansemond River High School’s marketing education cooperative education students recently held their Annual Employer-Employee Appreciation Luncheon at Old Country Buffet.

The school recognized their employers with a framed certificate and a candy apple jar.

The following Marketing Education training stations were recognized:

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Bon Secours-Maryview Nursing Care Center, Burger King Restaurant #1073, Burger King Restaurant #11336, Burger King Restaurant #11175, Buy Rite Furniture #4, Cedar Point Country Club, Food Lion #622, Food Lion #1173, Food Lion #1559, George & Steve’s Steak House, Hecht’s #106, Hong Kong Chinese Restaurant, Kentucky Fried Chicken #175, Kentucky Fried Chicken #Y346011, Kentucky Fried Chicken #Y346054, Kid’s Foot Locker #67671, McDonald’s #3685, McDonald’s #5061, McDonald’s #5839, State Farm Insurance, Virginia Beach Feed and Seed, Waffle House #1363, Wendy’s #8413, and Zero’s #9.

Several employers, student-trainees, school personnel, Career and Technical Education Advisory Council members and special guests attended the luncheon.

The following special guests received gifts:

Mrs. Jane Bleiler, Technical Support, and Dr. Emily Richardson, Career and Technical Education Adult Education Coordinator.

Teacher J.B. Varney presented certificates for International Career Development Conference participants on behalf of the City of Suffolk and Mayor E. Dana Dickens III.

All District, State and International DECA winners were recognized and they brought their medallions, plaques and trophies to show their bosses.

The Marketing Education Teacher/Coordinators are Mrs. S. Michele Duncan & Mr. J.B. Varney. Call them at 538-5420 for more information.

– Submitted by NRHS student Brianna Emery, DECA Reporter