Lauderdale County
Allen Thornton Career Technical Center Killen, AL
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•  Pershke Scholarship Deadline

Guidance Events
•  Pershke Scholarship Applications DUE

Congratulations SkillsUSA Students!!!

Results So Far:

Ethan Liverett - 1st Place - Carpentry

Jonathan Howard - 1st Place - Cabinet Making

Job Information 1st Place:  JohnBeth Holland


April Hambright - Welding

Open & Closing Ceremony for Officers:  4th place

Cosmetology:  Class Project Display Team - 2nd Place:  Carley Wiley & Brandy Johnson

Cosmetology:  JohnBeth Holland Class Project Display Team:  4th Place Brylen Glasscock and Alex Haye

Cosmetology:  Individual Class Project 1st Place:  April Hambright
Cosmetology:  2nd Place Victoria Dodd and 3rd Lildia Dial
More Information Later... 

 Scholarship Opportunity for

Allen Thornton Students

Pershke Scholarship Applications are available in Mr. Hargett's office (Guidance Counselor at Allen Thornton) and the deadline to return them in is April 3, 2015

ATCTC February Student of the Month:  Anna Adams

Congratulations to Allen Thornton’s “Student of the Month”:  Anna Adams.  Anna is a senior from Brooks High School who has attended Culinary Arts for 6 semesters!!

Anna is a very busy student at Allen Thornton where she serves as Treasurer for both SkillsUSA and National Technical Honor Society chapters.  This is her second year to serve as Treasurer for both organizations.  Anna, along with other members of the officer team, will be competing in the SkillsUSA Opening Ceremony competition in the near future.

According to Mrs. Carole Pongetti, Culinary Arts instructor, Anna is an excellent student who has demonstrated good character and outstanding leadership skills in the classroom.  She is a friendly, outgoing young lady who is well-liked and respected by her peers and teachers.

In addition to Anna’s extracurriculars at ATCTC, she is also a member of the Brooks Key Club, FBLA, Diamond Girls.  After graduation, Anna plans to attend NWS-CC and pursue a career as an RN. Congratulations, Anna!!  

Great Work Ad Design Students!!!

Congratulations to Mrs. Muck and many of her Advertising Design students whose work is on exhibit at the Kennedy-Douglass Center for the Arts’ 2015 Artistic Renderings of Youth. The exhibit is open to the public through April 10th.

Two Ad Design students received Special Recognition for their work:

Hunter Smith – Best Computer Generated -Division III

Krysta Neeley – Best 3-Dimensional -Divison II


SkillsUSA Competition March 20th -

We wish all our students the very BEST as they represent our school!!!

 Congratulations to Beth Wallace...

2014-2015 Allen Thornton Career Technical Center's

Teacher of the Year!!!

Mrs. Wallace is in her 12th year of teaching Cosmetology in the Lauderdale County School System.  Prior to that, she taught 5 years at Northwest Shoals Community College.

Mrs. Wallace and her husband, Stan, have two sons:  Bryant and Jesse who attend Rogers High School.  The Wallace’s live in the Greenhill community.

Congratulations, Mrs. Wallace!

SkillsUSA 2014-2015 Officers

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Very Talented ATCTC Students   
Artistic Renderings of Youth

ATCTC Student Jonah Walton Earns Full Scholarship to Auburn   
Way to go Jonah!!!

Molly Mason Signs UNA Tennis Scholarship   

STEM Engineering Field Trip to UAH   
November, 2014

Brewed Awakenings Open Until Spring   
Coffee and Cookies

2014 Tailgate Party   
Go Team!!!

Building Construction Projects   
Talented Young Men

Survivor's Paradise   
Survivor's Paradise A Huge Success! Thanks for all the ladies who came! Click here for pictures!

NTHS Induction Ceremony   
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) Induction Ceremony October 21, 2014 For Pictures, Click Here! This Year's NTHS...

ATCTC January Student of the Month: Chance Gray   
Way to Go Chance!!!

December Student of the Month   
Ella Wallen

Andrew King - November Student of the Month   
Way to go Andrew!!!

October Student of the Month - Joseph Alsup   
Great Job Joseph!

Student of the Month - September - Colton Mason   
Great Job Colton!!!

Student of the Month - August   
Great Job Jonathan!

ATCTC Holding Canned Food Drive   
Please Help Families in Need!

County Wide College Night at ATCTC   
Thanks to all who attended!!!

Lauderdale County Schools Counselors Luncheon   
We appreciate our Counselors!!!

Best Robotics Competition 2014   
BEST Robotics Competition Northwest Shoals Community College November 1, 2014 Click here for pictures!

Back to School Bash   
Click here for pictures!