Continuing with our CTE Month series on CTE Superheroes with our partners at theÂ National Technical Honor Society, this week we have the privilege to highlight CTE students getting out into the field to get hands on experience and improve their community.
A group of NTHS students from Marylandâ€™sÂ Dr. James A. Forrest Career and Technology CenterÂ put their CTE experience to the test, coming together across a number of areas of expertise to construct an oyster habitat on the St. Maryâ€™s River. Their hard work paid off; by the time the students left, they had constructedÂ a column in the oyster sanctuary and helped to place 3,000 oysters.
Efforts to protect and grow the oyster population were carried out in partnership with Marylanders Grow Oysters, a local conservation group. NTHSâ€™s full profile of the studentsâ€™ efforts and their implications for oysters in the St. Maryâ€™s can be found here.
Evan Williamson, Communications Associate