Career Academies make a difference...

We’re passionate about getting the students and parents involved and create an awareness about the technical opportunities out there, little brief exposure to our industry can change a student and give them direction. 

– Peter Buczynsky, President of PharmaWorks

My CTE classes prepared me for college and my career because it was through my CTE classes that I figured out what I wanted to do with my life.

– Class of 2010 Academy Graduate

The practical training and experience that I had in CTE not only provided me with a part-time job throughout college (which allowed me to graduate without debt), but also was the major factor that enabled me to get the job I have now, as an Electrical Engineer. 

– Class of 2009 Academy Graduate

The world around us is becoming more competitive in the workplace, where the best qualified person will receive the job. I believe participating in a Career Academy has put me in front of the line.

– Class of 2011 Academy Graduate

Christian Benson,  Sophomore, LOLHS Academy of Culinary Arts, High School Student Chef of the Year

Christian Benson was recognized by the American Culinary Federation (ACF) Tampa Bay Culinary Association organization for his achievements, efforts in the community for the past 3 years. Christian has not missed an event which included;  5 ACF Chef Cooking Practicals, Chapter events and meetings. Christian has volunteered his time and energy towards becoming a true culinary […]

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Engineering Academy Student Germany Bound

Austin Gable, a River Ridge High School Engineering Academy student, has been awarded a summer internship with Daimler in their factory in Wörth, Germany for two weeks during the month of June. Austin will have the opportunity to learn  about operational activities and see training first hand. In the workshop he will be able to […]

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Land O’ Lakes Culinary Team Wins Dessert Bake-Off

The Academy of Culinary Arts students from Land O’ Lakes High School of culinary took first prize in the Annual Cinderella Dessert  Bake-Off. This honor earned the team the privilege to prepare up to 250 servings of their dessert for Pasco Education Foundations Annual Cinderella Ball held at Heritage Springs Golf and Country Club in Trinity. Dessert name: […]

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Academy of Finance Students take 1st Place

For the third consecutive year the Sunlake High School Academy of Finance students won first place in the Annual Financial Football Challenge sponsored by the Suncoast Credit Union.  Financial Football Challenge is an intense competition in which teams of students throughout the Tampa Bay region compete in answering from a pool of 1,000 personal finance questions. Each Sunlake […]

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