By Leif M. Wright
Muskogee High School students are prepared to enter the workforce thanks to the completion of numerous certifications.
Jesus Guerrero, Juan Barbosa-Calvillo, Jon Lane, Tanner Lust, and Devan Clark completed the State Welding Test earlier this month. These five students have not only earned high school diplomas but are OSHA certified and hold Oklahoma state welding certifications.
Other students enrolled in CareerTech courses at MHS earned career ready certifications preparing them for the workforce through YouScience.com.
Six students are certified in computer repair with Computer Systems I certification for Bryce Lakey, Owen Hawkins, Sean Morgan, Thomas Nodine, Trenten Martin, and Trey Wainman. Students learn necessary competencies for an entry-level IT professional including installing, building, upgrading, repairing, configuring, troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing, and performing preventive maintenance of basic personal computer hardware leading to testing for Computer Systems I certification.
Lakey and Nodine also earned certification in Computer Systems II are able to demonstrate necessary competencies for an entry level IT professional including troubleshooting, optimizing, diagnosing, and performing preventive maintenance of basic personal computer hardware and operating systems.
Jose Rodriguez, Lanee Salmon, and Owen Hawkins earned Computer Technology I certification. These students are able to demonstrate a sound understanding of computer technology, what component parts work with specific technologies, and how to navigate networks.
Trey Wainman earned certification in Business Law and Video Production I. Business Law Certified students understand basic legal vocabulary, the court system at the multiple levels, contract law, and understanding of the regulations governing different types of business organizations. Students with Video Production I Certification show understanding of camera operation, audio systems, lighting systems, pre-production, studio operations, control room operations, graphics, and copyright laws.