SkillsUSA Regional Hospitality winners 2017

Aspiring hospitality students advance to state competition

On February 24, 2017, the Baker College Culinary Institute of Michigan (CIM) hosted 49 hospitality students from seven career tech centers in Northwestern Michigan for the 2017 SkillsUSA Regional Hospitality Competition. Muskegon Area Career Tech Center student Brooklyn Jessen (Oakridge High School) earned a bronze medal in Restaurant Service and classmate Savannah Weglarz (Holton High School) earned a silver medal in Culinary Arts. The two were awarded a combined $1,500 in scholarship dollars to Baker College and the opportunity to compete at the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference at the Amway Grand Plaza Hotel in Grand Rapids, Michigan, April 7–9, 2017.

Career Development Opportunities

8th Grade Career Days

On April 11, May 31, and June 1, 2017, the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center (MACTC) will host its third annual “Eighth Grade Career Days." This event features speakers from around the  area, providing eighth graders with information about career opportunities available right here in Muskegon County. More than 2,000 students are signed up to participate! Please contact Bethanie Swier (231.767.3627, if you are interested in being a speaker or sponsor.

Muskegon Made Job Fair

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, the Muskegon Area Career Tech Center, in partnership with Thrive and West Michigan Works!, will be hosting the 2017 Muskegon Made Job Fair. This event will connect graduating seniors in Muskegon County with potential employers. If you are looking to hire and would like to participate in this event, please contact Bethanie Swier (231.767.3627,


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