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CTC-West  Announces Three Winners of the
DeSoto County Foundation for Excellence in
Education Grants!

CTC-West is excited to have three recipients of the DeSoto County Foundation for Excellence in Education grants.

Ronnie Elmore (left), instructor of Automotive Service Technology received his grant for "Addressing Abilities with Apple Technologies."

Jason Gresham (right), instructor of Metal Trades Technology was awarded his grant, "Magnet for Unloading Steel Materials."

Kimberly Moshiach (seated), Student Services Coordinator won with her grant, "Learning that Works."

CTC-West would like to thank these teachers for their efforts as well as the Foundation and its sponsors for making these grants possible.


Delta Technical College Awards $1,000 to CTC-West

Delta Technical College held a luncheon for area high school counselors on Friday, October 3. Theresa Oglesby, representing DeSoto County Career Technology Center-West, was the recipient of one of two $1,000 awards that were selected by random drawing during the luncheon.

Topics covered at the luncheon included their $10,000 student grant contest, their collaboration with the Mike Rowe Works Foundation, and how to encourage students to learn a trade.


Theresa Holland -
Engineering & Robotics
CTC-West's October Teacher of the Month



"Mrs. Holland is the best teacher. I know this because she takes all of her time and dedicates it to getting us prepared for a career, teaching us about engineering, and showing us how to use technology. I know if I need anything I can come to her and she will do everything in her will to get me where I need to be."

"A great teacher who is kind, descriptive, clear, and motivated to help her students in any way possible."

"She's been my teacher for 2 years. This'll be the 3rd. When I first met her, she was the best teacher I ever had...she hasn't changed a bit."

"She is a great teacher who always cares about her students. She makes sure that we understand everything, and that we are being safe. Mrs. Holland is a really great teacher."

"Mrs.Holland is an outstanding teacher because she works hard and dedicates herself to making sure we learn the courses we need to learn to make sure we all become successful men or women."

Click here to see all of this year's Outstanding Teachers!



STUDENTS! Have you had a positive experience with your teacher that has made a difference in your life? Tell us about it and nominate your teacher as Outstanding Teacher of the Month. 




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