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Congratulations to Ali Barreto-Santos

Hey Wranglers, how great is it that our students continue to shine, making West Tech such an awesome school.  This last week, the Nevada Contractors Association awarded Alezandria Isabella Barreto Santos a scholarship to UNLV.  She enter UNLV this fall and will major in Engineering. Congratulations to Ali and her family for this wonderful achievement. Everyone…

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West Tech’s DECA Places a National Win!

West Career & Tech Academy takes bragging rights in the state of Nevada, by having Raj Patel place 6th place in the world in DECA Principles of Finance Event. DECA’s International Career Development Conference was held in sunny Anaheim, California last week where West Tech chapter sent 17 members to represent our school. To take…

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West Student Faith Dillon Wins Belgium Open.

Congratulations to Faith Dillon for winning the recent Belgium Open Championships representing the USA in the sport of Tae Kwon Do.  She defeated contestants from Germany, Denmark, Sweden and Greece (ranked 6th in the world) to win first place at the contest held in Leuven, Belguim. Way to go Faith!  Everyone at West Tech is…

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Three West Students are Computing Award Recipients

Congratulations to Julianna Tin, Ariana Zandi and Anya Raja who are three of eight students in the state of Nevada for being National Center for Women & Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Award Recipients.  They were selected out of 3500 application and stood out among their peers as young women with technical skills and/or potential.  Please…

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SkillsUSA State Conference

The WestCTA chapter of SkillsUSA made a strong showing this year at their state conference in Reno, NV bringing home a record breaking 16 medals.  Here are the winners. Gold for Pin Design – Evan Murphy; Gold for Promotional Bulletin Board – Pearl Lee, Kristine Koh, and Stav Levaton; Silver for Chapter Display – Justine…

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Plain White T’s Performs at West Tech

The High School Nation tour swung through West Tech on Tuesday, April 25th with several performers, headlined by The Plain White T’s. Students had the opportunity to meet the performers, take pictures with them and get autographs. They also gave away music equipment such as guitars, drums and recording devices to students who joined in…

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West Students Speak at Alliance for Climate Education

West Tech students Chloe Hanf and Sara Smith spoke recently at the Earth Day Science March. This opportunity stems from their year-long participation with as Action Fellows for the Alliance for Climate Education and represents the hard work and contributions these students have made to the betterment of our school and our world.  Congratulations Chloe and…

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Attention Senior…

Hey Senior Wranglers! As we embark on the last quarter of the school year, it can only mean that graduation approaches quickly.  You may have a lot of questions regarding graduation and other related activities, so we ask that you please click here to view the newsletter which should address most, if not all your…

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iChooseToDrive Video Contest

Congratulations to two of our WCTA Video Production students who are finalists in the iChooseToDrive video competition for this year. Please click here to vote for our students’ videos.  West Tech entries were Kevin Atmandjian’s “Just the Basics” and Danny White/Sean Temple’s “Numbers”. Let’s support our West Tech family.

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NHS Welcomes New Inductees

On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2017. West Tech’s Chapter of the National Honor Society inducted 62 new members in a ceremony celebrating the academic achievements as well as their dedication to excellence and service. “It’s very exciting and also an honor to be a member of NHS” said Kayla Damian a Sophomore in the Business Management…

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