Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Donte Reid, and Upper Moreland High School and Eastern Alumnus, opened Donte’s Automotive in Hatboro.
Donte Reid, a 1998 Upper Moreland High School and Eastern Center for Arts and Technology graduate has been watching family members work on their own cars since he was 14. Now, he has his own shop in Hatboro. Reid, who attended the automotive technology program at Eastern, opened Donte’s Automotive in Hatboro. During his second year at Eastern, Reid qualified for an internship, and worked several days a week in the field at Firestone in Abington, providing Reid with real-world work experience, a pay check, and the credits he needed to graduate from high school. Internships at Eastern are only for second year students who are doing exceedingly well in their programs. After holding positions at three different automotive companies …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Sarah Welch is a junior at Upper Moreland High School and an Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Commercial Art student.
Sarah Welch has been selected as a new SkillsUSA Pennsylania State officer for the 2013-2014 school Year. Sarah is an Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (Eastern) Commerical Art student and a junior at Upper Moreland High School. According to an Upper Moreland School District press release, Sarah has been an active member of SkillsUSA, attending the Career and Technical Student Organization(CTSO) Fall Leadership convention, as well as competing in local level competitions. During such competitions, Sarah placed third in Prepared Speech and first in both Job Interview and Photography. She is a member of the Gay Straight Alliance and Cardio Club at UMHS, and has maintained Distinguished Honor Roll throughout her High School career. After…
Thursday, March 28, 2013
EASTERN will institute an Office Management program that will teach students the necessary skills for today's business environment.
For the first time in a decade, the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology will unveil its first new program. EASTERN will institute an Office Management program that will be available for the 2013-14 school year. It will serve to prepare students for careers in professional office management. The program will provide a computer, office equipment proficiency and organizational skills necessary to succeed in today’s business environment. “EASTERN’s Office Management program can help students prepare for a rewarding career in a school, hospital, government or corporate office, and/or give you a head start on a college degree in business,” said Thomas Allen, EASTERN’s Administration Director. “Trained administrative professionals are needed …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
William Mucker was honored as Eastern Center for Arts and Technology's Student of the Month for February.
Thursday, February 7
William Mucker is the February 2013 Student of the Month at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in Willow Grove. He is in his second year of EASTERN’s Protective Services program and a senior at Upper Dublin High School. The Student of the Month Award is sponsored by EASTERN’s faculty, Joint Committee and the Willow Grove Rotary Club to highlight student excellence, success and service. Ten students each year are selected for this honor. At EASTERN, William maintains high grades in his Protective Services program and is actively involved in SkillsUSA as the 2012 – 2013 SkillsUSA Protective Services Class Vice President and Treasurer. SkillsUSA is a national student organization promoting good citizenship, student leadership, …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Women of Willow Grove will host its 'Beyond the Business Card' luncheon at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology on Feb. 12.
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Wednesday, February 6
Corinne Valentine will detail methods of effective communication at the February 12 luncheon meeting of the Women of Willow Grove. Valentine is a coach whose special talent is guiding people to greatness and goal achievement. At the event to be held at the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology, 3075 Terwood Road, Willow Grove, she will discuss ways to go beyond the business card when introduced to new contacts. Lunch will be prepared and served by the culinary arts student at the Center. Their food is always a highlight of the Taste of Willow Grove event. Preregistration is essential, because the school will not admit anyone who is not listed in advance, and the students must know how much food to prepare. Those attending should be sure …
Friday, January 11, 2013
While Tymere Davis was a Culinary Arts student at EASTERN, he was recognized with the Shawn and Roger Graham Hospital Award at EASTERN’s Awards Night ceremony in May 2012.
Friday, January 11
Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) 2012 Culinary Arts/Upper Dublin High School graduate, Tymere Davis, recently completed his first semester at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) in the Hotel and Restaurant Management Associate Degree program. After completion of his MCCC program, Davis will pursue his Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management at Temple University on a partial scholarship for Track and Field. As a child, Davis became interested in cooking largely due to the great cooks in his family. In tenth grade, a friend of Davis’s made him aware of the Culinary Arts program at EASTERN. Davis wanted to learn different techniques and cooking styles, and was interested in a more specific type of education…
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Zachery Holler, an Abington graduate, was recognized for many accomplishments during his tenure at EASTERN.
Tuesday, January 8
Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) 2011 Collision Repair Technology/Abington High School graduate, Zachary Holler, completed the Collision Reconditioning Technology program at the Automotive Training Center in Warminster in October 2012, and is now a full-time Collision Repair Specialist at Southampton Collision. While in tenth grade at Abington High School, Holler was very interested in cars. When one of his teachers suggested that he consider an EASTERN program for his junior and senior years, he was torn between the Automotive Technology and Collision Repair Technology programs. Ultimately, he chose Collision Repair Technology because it was a chance to work on cars, while incorporating another one of his interests – art, …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Read up on the Student of the Month for November.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Amy Pertuset is the November 2012 Student of the Month at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) in Willow Grove. She is in her second year of EASTERN’s Computer Network Administration program, a senior at Upper Moreland High School, and a freshman at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC). The Student of the Month Award is sponsored by EASTERN’s faculty, Joint Committee and the Willow Grove Rotary Club to highlight student excellence, success and service. Ten students each year are selected for this honor. At EASTERN, Amy maintains an A average in the Computer Network Administration program, and is actively involved in SkillsUSA as a 2012 – 2013 SkillsUSA School-Wide Treasurer. Last June, Amy attended the SkillsUSA National …
Friday, June 29, 2012
The Eastern Center for Arts and Technology alumn is currently teaching photography for Eastern's Summer Fun program.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) 2011 Commercial Art/ Hatboro-Horsham High School graduate, Nick Raimondi, is currently completing his Associate Degree in General Fine Arts at Montgomery County Community College (MCCC). After completing his program at MCCC, he plans to pursue his Bachelor’s degree in Art Education with a minor in Photography at Temple University. He is currently teaching photography for EASTERN’s Summer Fun program for the third consecutive year. He works part time at Gap, and does freelance wedding photography and portraits. Raimondi has always had an interest in art and photography. His artistic outlets of choice are photography and graphic design. He chose to attend the Commercial Art program at EASTERN …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Construction Technology program finds time to volunteer
Friday, June 15, 2012
Abington High School senior Matthew Mines is June's student of the month at the Eastern Center for Arts and Technology. Mines, who is in his second year of Eastern’s construction technology program, maintains an A average and has been providing construction and home repair services for family and friends since 2009. Some of the projects include basement renovations, demolition, hanging drywall and shed building. Mines also represented Eastern during the career expo visitations. At Abington High School, he is on the varsity soccer team, varsity volleyball team, track team, chorus and a member of Friends Against Alcohol and Drugs. He volunteered his time to help run a soccer clinic at the Special Olympics and refereed in three Special …