High Tech Alumnus Ida Behreini Codes for the Blind, Wins Scholarship

by Rory Pasquariello, who can be reached at roryp@hudsonreporter.com. Ida Behreini, a Bayonne resident and High Tech High School graduate, was recently awarded the Nathan and Salle Rogoff Scholarship for Academic Excellence, which honors visually impaired people. Behreini is legally blind, meaning she has a central visual acuity of 20/200 or less in her...

Youth Transitions to Work

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Alex Bermudez for his acceptance into the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Automotive Technician Program. Congratulations to Giovanny Vazquez for his acceptance into the Youth Transitions to Work (YTTW) Stage Hand Technician Program. These programs provide outreach, training, and placements for students interested in becoming an apprentice.  The programs are considered a “training...

County Prep Alumna Maria Stefania Lorefice Speaks to Cosmetology Students

A special thank you is extended to Maria Stefania Lorefice for speaking to our freshmen and sophomore classes on careers in Cosmetology and Entrepreneurism on June 7th.  Maria completed County Prep’s Cosmetology program in 2010 and attributes much of her success to Ms. Donofrio’s guidance throughout her four years of high school.   While networking over the...

County Prep Cosmetology Seniors Pass NJ State Board of Cosmetology Exam

Congratulations to Ms. Sylvia Donofrio’s Cosmetology seniors for passing the rigorous New Jersey State Board of Cosmetology exam on June 12, 2018.  These students completed 1,000 clock hours of instruction as part of their program at County Prep High School which made them eligible for their New Jersey Cosmetology/Hairstyling license.  Good luck to our graduating seniors as they...

High Tech’s Alana Aninipot Recipient of Taco Bell Live Más Scholarship

(May 15, 2018–North Bergen, NJ) The Taco Bell Foundation has awarded High Tech Television Production Major Alana Aninipot of Secaucus a Taco Bell Live Más scholarship, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. Aninipot entered her video into the scholarship competition’s Linguistic Category. In her video, she explains her passion for American Sign...

High Tech Students Acquire Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant Credentials

(June 22 2018–North Bergen, NJ) Five High Tech seniors from D|Fab Engineering Design, under the tutelage of instructor Harry Peles, acquired Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant Credentials by passing the Level 1 Certification Exam, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Jersey City residents Brian Arcalas, Memphis Chen, Russell Soto, Sara...

County Prep Students Attend Various Student Learning Experiences

On Wednesday, February 28th, Ms. Bello’s Early Childhood Education classes visited Barnes and Nobles in Clifton, NJ.  Students explored possible post-secondary career pathways within Barnes and Noble including HR, Publishing, Marketing, Management, and IT.   In addition, the students selected a “favorite” children’s author for a classroom project which then inspired them to “create” their own...

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