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Located at 390 Stanaford Rd. Beckley, WV

Office Hours:    Monday-Thursday 7 am to 8 pm

                       Friday 7 am to 2:30 pm


We Are Now Accepting Students

Are you a WEST VIRGINIA resident?

New Funding for YOU!!!
CARES Act Relief Funds
CRRSAA Act Relief Funds
2022-23 Governor's Workforce Credential Recipients

The following students were the 2022-23 Raleigh County Career and Technical Governor’s Workforce Credential recipients. Our ceremony was held Thursday, May 18, 2023 at 5:30 pm at our school. These students had to meet the following criteria to qualify fully for this credential:

  • Maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA from 9th-12th grade

  • Earn a minimum of one state-approved industry certification

  • Meet the Governor’s Workforce Credential cut-score on the NOCTI exam for their program

  • Achieve a 95% minimum score on their CTE portfolio

  • Attain a verified school attendance rate of 95% or higher their senior school year

  • Pass a minimum of 2 negative drug screenings (not less than 30 days apart)

Independence High School:

Adriana Buchanan Accounting and Finance, Information Management, Management and Administrative Support

Brian Smith Information Management


Liberty High School:

Emily Garretson Agribusiness Systems, Plant Systems, Natural Resources Management

Kassidi Richardson Agribusiness Systems, Natural Resources Management

Chelsie Williams Agribusiness Systems


Shady Spring High School:

Elijah Lester Principles of Business

Aidan Rosengren Animal Systems

Uriah Stover Pre-Engineering-Project Lead the Way

Shane Williams Pre-Engineering-Project Lead the Way


Woodrow Wilson High School:

Tracie Lilly Information Management

Sean Motley Management and Administrative Support

Brodie Simpson JROTC


Academy of Careers and Technology:

William Elkins Collision Repair Technology

Bryant Hill Electrical Technician

William Keiling Electrical Technician

Scott Kester Electrical Technician

Lyllian Meredith Therapeutic Services

Joshua Monroe Jr Law and Public Safety

Dorothy Paris ProStart Restaurant Management

Jaydon Raynes Diesel Equipment Technology

Aidan Rosengren Welding

Alisa Tiller Medical Assisting

Grayson Waddell Law and Public Safety

Caiden Wallace Pre-Engineering-Project Lead the Way

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National Technical Honor Society Induction

On Tuesday, April 4, 2023 at 5:30 pm at the Woodrow Wilson High School Auditorium we inducted over 80 new members into our National Technical Honor Society chapter.

The National Technical Honor Society exists to honor, recognize, and empower students and teachers in Career and Technical Education.

To qualify students had to have a 3.5 GPA, 95% attendance, and teacher recommendation.

Daytime Practical Nursing Competes in HOSA Competition

Our Daytime Practical Nursing program attended the WV State HOSA Conference on March 3rd and 4th at Marshall University. The following students placed:

Jessica Wood 2nd place in Nursing Assisting Post Secondary Individual

Haley Alderman 2nd place in Clinical Nursing Post Secondary Individual

Olivia McMillion and Lauren Mankins 1st place in Health Career Display Post Secondary Team

Kaylynn Elkins 2nd place in Medical Math Post Secondary Individual

Congratulations to each of you! We are very proud of your hard work.

Commercial Driving Accepting
New Students

The Commercial Driving program begins new classes throughout the year.

Prior to registering students must:

1.  Complete TABE exam (link to register is

2.  Follow enrollment check sheet for your program

If you have any further questions call the school at 304-256-4615



The Raleigh County Board of Education does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its educational programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies:

Eric Dillon

Director of Pupil Services Title IX and Title II Officer

105 Adair Street Beckley, WV 25801

Telephone: (304) 256-4500 extension 3329

Summer Phlebotomy Technician Program Added

We are excited to announce we are going to offer a Summer Phlebotomy Technician program.

Class will start June 21, 2023 (9 weeks + 2 weeks of clinical).

Class will be Tuesday-Thursday from 9 am to 2:30 pm each day.

Clinical is 40 hours per week (schedule could vary).


The TABE test is the first step to enroll. It is a free adult basic skills test.  To request a test date fill out the form at

You will receive an email within a few days of filling out the testing form.  If you do not receive an email check your junk folder.

Congratulations Mrs. Walton

Robin Walton, our Financial Secretary, was the ACT Service Personnel Employee of the Year.

We are very proud and blessed to have her as a member of our staff.

Congratulations Mr. Treadway

Shane Treadway, our Building Maintenance and Operations teacher, was the ACT Teacher of the Year.

Shane was also one of the 6 finalists chosen in Raleigh County.  We are very proud and blessed to have him as a member of our staff.

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Students Place At
SkillsUSA Competition

Our students competed in the SkillsUSA State Conference in Fairmont, WV on March 24th and 25th. Our Middle School Division all placed . There were 2 Golds, 1 Silver, and 1 Bronze. The High School Division had 2 Golds, 1 Silver, and 2 Bronze. The Adult Division placed 4 Golds, 2 Silver, and 1 Bronze.

Middle School Division:


Job Skill Demonstration A-Hunter McDaniel

Job Skill Demonstration Open-Robert Schmid IV


Prepared Speech-Mason Whitener



Job Skill Demonstration A-Alaina Treadway


High School Division:



Criminal Justice Quiz Bowl-Abigail Hamilton, Braxton Cook, Samuel Mullins, Dayton Atkins, Isabella Miller

Firefighting-Jolene Hazelwood



Restaurant Services-Dorothy Paris


Health Knowledge Bowl-Kaylee McClaugherty, McKinzie Cernuto, Jade Lilly, Raynee Gonzalez

Medical Math-Amber Bartlett


Adult Division:



Construction Tool Identification-Jerry Stover

Criminal Justice-Autumn Riddle

Nail Care-Savannah Riggs

Quiz Bowl-Isaac Sauls, Kaiden Lambert, Jaxon Bennett, Charles Bell, Marcus Lewis, and Jacob DeLung



Plumbing-James Whitlow

Welding Fabrication-Jordan Day, Thomas Kozar, Scott Norman



Diesel Equipment Technology-Zander Hall


A big congratulations to all the students. We also want to thank our advisor Mr. Schmid, our administrators, and our instructors for the hard work to get the students organized and ready for their competitions.

The Academy of Careers and Technology is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education:

Council on Occupational Education
7840 Roswell Road
Building 300, Suite 325
Atlanta, GA 30350

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