Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School

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  • 2021 Student of the Year:

    BCAVTS Student of the Year Award is a prestigious award given to just one senior per school year. Nominees are chosen based on qualities such as leadership, trustworthiness and responsibility in creating a progressive school environment while being respectful to both peers and teachers. A Student of the Year nominee must be a conscientious student, completing his/her assignments on time as well as demonstrating solid efforts to earn certifications. Lastly, Student of the Year nominees must exhibit outstanding behavior and have a sound attendance record. Each student must progress through a series of interviews in which he/she must be prepared to share an educational portfolio showcasing his/her accomplishments while answering a series of interview questions. To conclude the process, each nominee must give a speech at the closure of his/her final interview. We are proud to announce this year’s winner:

    Nichole Sico
    Health Assistant
    South Butler County School District


Outstanding Student of the Month

  • 2020-2021 Outstanding Students of the Month:


    A BCAVTS Outstanding Student is chosen based on qualities such as character, leadership, honesty, responsibility, optimism and loyalty in creating a positive school environment. An Outstanding Student must be a diligent student, completing his/her assignments on time and showing strong effort to learn in class! Lastly, an Outstanding Student demonstrates excellent behavior, is well mannered, and is respectful to peers, teachers and all other staff members. 


    May 2021:

    Josh Fry-Welding (Mr. Petronelis)-Senior-Butler


    April 2021:


    Aaron Breitenbach-HVAC (Mr. Collins)-Senior-Butler


    March 2021:


    Mikayla Fleeger-Sports Medicine (Dr. Hindman)-Junior-Slippery Rock


    February 2021:

    Cole Lyons

    Cole Lyons-Heavy Equipment (Mr. Rearick)-Senior-Butler


    January 2021:

    Ginny Heltsley

    Ginny Heltsley-Culinary Arts (Mr. Barczak & Mrs. Collins)-Senior-South Butler County


    December 2020:

    Nelson Yingling

    Nelson Yingling-Building Construction (Mr. Sankey)-Senior-Mars


    November 2020: 

    Kayleen Holtz

    Kayleen Holtz-Cosmetology (Mrs. Ellison & Mrs. Rocco)-Senior-Slippery Rock


    October 2020

    Cody Conrad