Miami Valley Career Technology Center Celebrates Seniors' Achievement in Partnership with Sinclair College


The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) is pleased to announce the recognition of its senior students who have completed short-term certificate programs and earned associate degrees while still in high school. The recognition ceremony occurred at MVCTC on April 18, 2024, with MVCTC Superintendent Dr. Nick Weldy welcoming students and guests.  


MVCTC Aviation Maintenance Technician, Computer Coding & Web Applications, and Medical Office Assisting students were recognized.


Medical Lab Assisting Program

Paula Wathen teaches the Medical Lab Assisting program. Students earning two certifications from Sinclair College- Clinical Phlebotomy and Clinical Lab Assisting:

  • Melisa Agaliyeva (Bethel)
  • Courtney Holbrook (Eaton)
  • Kennadi James (Vandalia-Butler)
  • Malea Padgitt (Miami East)
  • Hayden Schaffer (Preble Shawnee)

Clinical Phlebotomy Certification from Sinclair:

  • Paige Gardner (Brookville)
  • Morgan Miller (Milton-Union)


Computer Coding & Web Applications Program

Melissa Goodall teaches the Computer Coding & Web Applications program. Students earning the Fast Track Programming Certification from Sinclair:

  • Arantza Rivera (Huber Heights)
  • Joseph Latvala (Valley View)
  • Prabhlean Singh (Miamisburg)
  • Ravshan Dusaliyev (Bethel)
  • Riley Robert (Twin Valley South)
  • Silus Cooper (Huber Heights)


Aviation Maintenance Technician Program

Ryan Bruss and Jarrett Walters teach the Aviation Maintenance Technician Program. The following students will earn their Aviation Airframe & Powerplant Associates degree from Sinclair: 

  • Nicholas Berry (National Trail)
  • Paul Day (Twin Valley South)
  • Landon Endsley (Bethel)
  • Holden Eshelman (Vandali-Butler)
  • Nathan Forrest (Northmont)
  • Ronnie Fox (Eaton)
  • Matthew Godsey (Bethel)
  • Joshua Johnson (West Carrollton)
  • Austin Lackey (Brookville)
  • Cole Johnson (New Lebanon)


Sinclair College staff in attendance were Tanya Velazquez (Director of Transition Advising), Sarah Humbphreys (Transition Advisor), Kelsey Roeber (Pathway Manager), and Amy Ratcliff (College Credit Plus Coordinator).  


About MVCTC:

The Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) is dedicated to providing premier educational choices and advanced employment preparation for youth, adults, and organizations in the Miami Valley region. MVCTC offers 43 career-technical programs for high school juniors and seniors from 27 area high schools across five counties. Through partnerships with local businesses and industries, MVCTC prepares students for the 21st-century workforce, contributing to economic development and growth in the region.