CTE at BHS

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources

Instructor: Nicole Porter-Byrd

The Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Cluster encompasses the production, processing, marketing, distribution, financing, and development of agricultural products and resources.  Career opportunities available within this cluster include horticulturalists, florists, conservation officers, landscapers, pollution prevention specialists, farmers, ranchers, veterinarians/technicians, civil engineers, botanists, animal researchers, and more.  These careers tend to take place outside and are therefore suited to people who enjoy the outdoors.

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Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math

Instructor: Rafe Snell

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Cluster includes a variety of job opportunities: Aerospace Engineers, Aviation Mechanics, Architectural Managers, and Industrial Ecologists to name a few.  At the Harrison County Aerospace Aviation Academy housed at Bridgeport High School, you will learn the basics of aviation, aerospace, and engineering, while using flight simulators, designing airplane parts, and launching rockets. If you enjoy solving problems and thinking outside the box, a career in a STEM field may interest you.

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Information Technology

Information Technology

Provided via Distance Learning from South Harrison High School

Instructor: Sharon Cole

The Information Technology Cluster includes jobs such as computer programmer, computer engineer, software developer, web designer, and network administrator.  Employees in this field are in high demand and must have a passion for working with technology.  People who work in this field will need continuous training since the technology evolves quickly and constantly.  If you like working in an office environment, often by yourself, then explore the Information Management program of study.

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Business Management and Administrative Support

Business Management and Administrative Support

Instructor: Rosanna Bush

Participation in the programs of study in the Business Management and Administrative Support Cluster provides students with an in-depth understanding of the skills needed to work in an office environment.  Small business owners, business analysts, managers, human resources professionals, secretaries, receptionists, and others who work directly with customers need to have strong communication and problem-solving skills, which the students in these courses will obtain.  If you like working with people in an office-type atmosphere, this program of study may be right for you.

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Government and Public Administration

Government and Public Administration

Located at Robert C. Byrd High School and available to Bridgeport High School students

Instructors: LTC Kevin Iaconis & 1st SGT Robert Brownfield

Cadets in the JROTC program of study learn about the importance of government, leadership, and citizenship.  This highly structured environment is excellent preparation for not only a career in the military, but one in local, state, or national government. 

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