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Career & Technical Student Organizations

Career and Technical Student Organizations (CTSO)

aka: CTE Clubs

All students are encouraged to actively participate in extracurricular activities/clubs offered at EHS. Students participating in after-school activities must have supervision by the club’s faculty or staff supervisor. The following CTSOs or clubs are scheduled for the 2018—2019 school year:


CSI Club

The purpose of the CSI Team is to allow students the ability to display the skills learned during the entire Criminal Justice curriculum and compete against other programs in the region. There are not regular meeting times. Most participants have taken Forensics and merely practice their skills the week before the competition that occurs in November of each school year.

  • Sponsors: Mr. Ryan Presnell, Mr. Kenny Hardin

Top Gun Aviation Club

The Top Gun Aviation Club is a club that meets before or after school on a regular basis to discover aviation through a series of discussions, hand-on activities, and tours of different facilities. The primary objective is to encourage students to remain drug free, as well as helping them to discover different careers they can take for achieving their life goals. During the school year, the CTSO will participate in many different trips and activities, some of which include, but are not limited to, community service opportunities, fund raisers, tours of the Elizabethton Municipal Airport, Bell Helicopter in Piney Flats, the United Company’s hangar at Tri-Cities Regional Airport, the ATC tower and approach control facility at the Tri-Cities Regional Airport, the Tennessee Aviation Museum in Sevierville, and the National Museum of the USAF in Dayton, Ohio.

  • Sponsor: Mr. Dan Mills

 

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

The FBLA is a service and leadership organization that is dedicated to creating opportunities and teaching skills vital to success in not only the business world, but the real world as well.

  • Sponsors: Ms. Angie Wilber, Mr. Charles Dugger, Mr. Ryan White, Mr. Jason Clevinger, and Mr. Reid Casey
  • State Link: http://www.fblatn.org/

 

Future Farmers of America (FFA)

The National FFA Organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The Elizabethton FFA Chapter actively competes in agricultural based Career and Leadership Development Events to develop competent and assertive agricultural leaders.

 

Health Occupation Students of America

The HOSA club (Health Occupations of America) is a national vocational student organization, focusing on the enrichment and delivery of quality health care to all people. Members are students who are taking or have taken a Health Science Class while they are attending EHS. It is a wonderful opportunity to compete in Health Science Competitions at the Regional, State, and National level. The club hosts two blood drives each year as a Community Service Outreach Project. We have the Fall Blood Drive on the “open football game Friday day” during Football Season and we try to have the Spring Fall Blood Drive on the last available Friday in April, before testing. We are known for our sale of roses around Valentine’s Day as a fundraiser. The HOSA club is a wonderful way to make friends with fellow students who are considering a career in the field of health care.

 

Skills USA

The USA Skills Club is a combination of various career/technical education (CTE) skills. Students will meet on a regular basis to discuss and work together addressing different components of the CTE program at EHS.

  • Sponsor(s): Mr. Kenny Hardin, Mr. David Campbell, Mr. Dan Mills, Mr. Paul Linberg, Mr. Ryan Presnell, and Mr. Jay Shurtz
  • State Link: http://site1.tnskillsusa.com/