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New committee formed to assist DHS career tech programs

Twenty representatives of area businesses, industries, and community agencies have been named to a committee that will provide input and recommendations to the career and technical education programs at Demopolis High School.

The Career and Technical Education Advisory Committee will provide advice and assistance to ensure that the CT curriculum at Demopolis High School remains relevant by reflecting current technology and trends in industry. 

“It is important that we meet with our industry leaders to make sure what we are doing in the area of career technical education is aligned with their needs. We need to continue to strengthen those partnerships to make sure we can produce graduates who can make an impact in our local workforce,” said Demopolis Superintendent Kyle Kallhoff.

Members of the career and technical education program advisory committee at Demopolis High School are Darren Anderson of Anderson Plumbing Heating and Electric, Felicia Collins of Bryan Whitfield Memorial Hospital, Brandi Dannelly of Demopolis High School, Connie Davis of Demopolis High School, Jerry Gaddy of Gaddy Electric, Jeff Holley of Two Rivers Lumber Company, Chris Hughes of Georgia Pacific, Scott Hutton of Cemex, Kyle Kallhoff of Demopolis City Schools, John Laney of the City of Demopolis, Paul Miller of Foster Farms, Alejandro Perez of Cemex, Lauren Pezent of Prystup Packaging, Rick Dunn of Merchants and Farmers Bank, Randall Mason of H&M Construction, Ann Saelens of Prystup Packaging, Shawn Hall of H&M Construction, Charlie Willie of West Rock, Chad Widememan of Burkes, and Jason Windham of Holiday Cleaners and Batter Up Sports Bar and Grill.

For more information about career technical education at Demopolis High School, contact Connie Davis.

(This article originally appeared in the Wednesday, October 31 issue of the Demopolis Times.)