2022 Tech Prep Showcase


Englewood, Ohio – Miami Valley Career Technology Center (MVCTC) students, as members of the Miami Valley Tech Prep Consortium, have an opportunity to compete in the Sinclair Tech Prep Showcase. Students develop contextual learning projects based on the skills and knowledge they have gained in their Career Tech classes. Teams are judged according to a rubric using the following criteria:

  • Project research and development
  • Authentic work-based learning
  • Academic/technical skills
  • Professional relationships
  • Presentation skills

The Showcase features projects from 15 Ohio career pathways: Agricultural & Environmental Systems, Arts & Communication, Business & Administrative Services, Construction Technologies, Education & Training, Engineering & Science Technologies, Finance, Health Science, Hospitality & Tourism, Human Services, Information Technology, Law & Public Safety, Manufacturing Technologies, Marketing, and Transportation Systems.

The Showcase provides students with the opportunity to network with other Career Tech students in the area and to interact with judges from education, business, industry, and labor.

61 MVCTC students completed projects to present at the Tech Prep Showcase at Sinclair College on Friday, April 22, 2022.

The following students placed in the event:

Biotechnology Students –

  • Amaya Davidson (Preble Shawnee) and Isabella Tucker (Preble Shawnee) were announced as Runner-ups in the Medical Bioscience: Group D for their project “Best Management Practices In Water Quality”

Business Ownership Students -

  • Ramaree' Montgomery (Northridge), Andrew Rickard (Eaton), and Katelyn Shockley (Carlisle) were announced as Winners of the Business and Administrative Services: Group A for their project “Return to Business After COVID”

Media & Video Production Student –

  • Madelaine Gantt (Franklin-Monroe) was announced as Winner of the Interactive Media: Group A for her project “BPA News”

Natural Resource Management Students –

  • Gacie Gau (Northmont), Donovan Knipp (Miamisburg), and Mitchell McFall (Northmont) were announced as Winners of the Natural Resource Management: Group A for their project “Do Bird Feeders Affect Bird Populations”
  • Katherine Granato (Milton-Union), Erin Keihl (Arcanum-Butler), Colten Anderson (New Lebanon), and Hunter Mills (Franklin-Monroe) were announced as Runner-ups in the Natural Resource Management: Group A for their project “Comparison of Different Plant Growth in An Aquaponics System”
  • Austin Kosier (Tri-Village) and Hunter Smart (Northmont) were announced the Winners of the Natural Resource Management: Group B for their project “Mallard Duck Conservation and Education”
  • Molly Comer (Northmont), Emalee Haemmerle (Preble Shawnee), Jeremiah Herring (Tipp City), Anja Hubers (Miamisburg), and Bailey Schaaf (West Carrollton) were announced as Runner-ups in the Natural Resource Management: Group B for their project “Is Ohio Ready to Welcome Back the Gray Wolf”

Sports Medicine Students –

  • Devon Dean (Preble Shawnee) and Gracie Koelblin (Preble Shawnee) were announced as Runner-ups in the Exercise Science and Sports Medicine: Group E for their project “Effects of Different Modalities on the Electromyographic Activity in the Triceps Brachii and Anterior Deltoid”

Veterinary Science Students -

  • Kaydence Garrett (West Carrollton), Logan Pope (Tipp City), and Hayley Wyatt (Brookville) were announced as Winners in the Animal Science and Management: Group A for their project “Where does a Horse Work Best?”
  • Rachel Kelly (Eaton), Ava Knipp (Miamisburg), Max Maher (New Lebanon), and Victoria Presgraves (West Carrollton) were announced as Runner-ups in the Animal Science and Management: Group A for their project “Which Kibble Shape is Best for Dogs?”

Other MVCTC students participating in the Tech Prep Showcase included:

  • Kyle Davis (Natural Resource Management/Northmont)
  • Thomas Herzog (Natural Resource Management/Troy)
  • Jacob Osswald (Natural Resource Management/Brookville)
  • Isaiah Smart (Natural Resource Management/Brookville)
  • Sandra Turner (Natural Resource Management/Northmont)
  • Skylar Phillips (Natural Resource Management/Milton-Union)
  • Noah Johnson (Natural Resource Management/Valley View)
  • Joshua McKinney (Natural Resource Management/Tipp City)
  • Matthew Adkins (Veterinary Science/New Lebanon)
  • Catherine Bole (Veterinary Science/Northmont)
  • Brayden Clouse (Veterinary Science/New Lebanon)
  • Lainey Roberts (Veterinary Science/Eaton)
  • Sarah Cole (Veterinary Science/Valley View)
  • Jenna Klingenberger (Veterinary Science/Tri-County North)
  • Yuliana Morgado (Veterinary Science/Vandalia-Butler)
  • Hailey Sager (Veterinary Science/Arcanum)
  • Nia Dawson (Veterinary Science/Northmont)
  • Natalie Gratz (Veterinary Science/Tipp City)
  • Miyu Sakumoto (Veterinary Science/Tipp City)
  • Katherine Daugherty (Sports Medicine/Eaton)   
  • Reina Frame (Sports Medicine/Valley View)
  • Chloe Howell (Sports Medicine/Milton-Union)   
  • Hannah Rademachir (Sports Medicine/Arcanum)   
  • Kearsyn Robison (Sports Medicine/Milton-Union)   

For more information about the Miami Valley Career Technology Center, visit our website www.mvctc.com.


For 50-years, MVCTC has provided career technical education for 27 partner school districts encompassing five counties, including Darke, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Warren counties. MVCTC is dedicated to providing in-demand workforce training for youth, adults, and organizations in the Miami Valley. 


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