Lauderdale County
Allen Thornton Career Technical Center Killen, AL
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School Events
•  Memorial Day
5/26/2015 to 5/28/2015
•  Semester Exams
•  Early Dismissal for Students - Teachers work all day
•  GRADUATION - Teacher Workday

2015 Awards Night

What a Great Night!!!

Thanks to all those who attended!!

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Mr. and Miss. Allen Thornton


Jonathan Howard from LCHS

Kristin Garrett from Brooks High School


ATCTC May Student of the Month:  Ethan Liverett

Congratulations to Allen Thornton’s “Student of the Month” for May:  Ethan Liverett.  Ethan is a senior Building Construction student who comes to ATCTC from Lexington High School.

According to Building Construction Instructor, Mr. Titus Grisham, “Ethan has attended the Building Construction program at ATCTC since it opened.  He is one of those dependable, hard-working students who is well-liked by everyone.”  Ethan has been very involved on the Allen Thornton campus by participating in last year’s Shoals Homebuilder’s Competition and has competed in SkillsUSA competitions for the past two years.  Ethan recently placed 1st in Carpentry at the Northwest District SkillsUSA competitions, and went on to State contests in Birmingham where he placed 3rd in the state of Alabama.

ATCTC Principal, Kelley Joiner, refers to Ethan as one of those well-mannered, friendly students that everybody knows and loves!  He will be successful in whatever he sets out to do!

Congratulations to ATCTC’s Student of the Month for May, Ethan Liverett!  

 Mayfest 2015

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 Fun Run

Saturday, May 30

7 a.m. 

Killen Park

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All proceeds will benefit ATCTC's FBLA

Special Thanks to Lauderdale County

Businesses and Organizations

For Attending Our First Linking Lauderdale Reception

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ATCTC April Student of the Month:  Victoria Dodd

Congratulations to Allen Thornton’s Student of the Month:  Victoria Dodd.  Victoria is a senior from Brooks High School who is enrolled in the ATCTC Cosmetology program. 

According to Mrs. Beth Wallace, cosmetology instructor, “Victoria is a great student with a great work ethic.  She is very talented in the area cosmetology, is a real team player in the classroom, and has great attendance and attitude.”

Victoria has been in the cosmetology program for two years and has competed at State SkillsUSA competitions.  She plans to continue her studies to obtain her Cosmetology License. 

Congratulations, Victoria!

These students from Allen Thornton Career Technical Center competed in the SkillsUSA competition in Birmingham April 21-23.  Programs represented are Advertising Design, Buliding Construction, Electronics, Precision Machinery, Cosmetology and Welding. 

Two ATCTC students were awarded First Place in their State SkillsUSA Competitions.  They qualify to compete at The National SkillsUSA Competition in Louisville, Kentucky this June.

Jonathan Howard
Cabinet Making - 1st Place
12th Grade - LCHS

Kristin Garrett
Advertising Design - 1st Place
12th Grade - Brooks High School

The following student was awarded First Place in the State only

SkillsUSA Competition:

Jon Beth Holland
Job Information Manual - 1st Place
12th Grade - Brooks High School

The following students were awarded Second Place in their

SkillsUSA Competitions:

April Hambright
Welding Class Project Display - Individual
12th Grade - Lexington High School

Colton Mason
Electronics Technology -2nd Place
12th Grade - Wilson High School

Group Competition:
Opening Ceremony - 2nd Place

Anna Adams
12th Grade - Brooks High School

Betty Brooks
12th Grade - Brooks High School

Brandi Dawson
12th Grade - Rogers High School

Ben Holloway
12th Grade - Waterloo High School

Nathanial Holloway
12th Grade - Waterloo High School

Courtney Milstead
12th Grade - Brooks High School

Makayla North
12th Grade - Brooks High School

The following students were awarded Third Place in their

SkillsUSA Competitions:

Ethan Liverett
Carpentry - 3rd Place
12th Grade - Lexington High School

Lydia Dial
Cosmetology - 3rd Place
11th Grade - Rogers High School

Great Job Students!!!

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  Congratulations to our Newly Elected FBLA State Secretary:

Austin Knight and his Campaign Manger:  Kristin Garrett

            Kristin Garrett (Campaign Manger) and Austin Knight

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 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.

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Jonathan Howard and Kristin Garrett

Great Job Ethan!!!

Fun Run - May 30

Hard Work and Dedication Pays Off!!!
Our SkillsUSA Paticipants

Artistic Renderings of Youth

TSA (Technology Student Association) COMPETITION IN TUSCALOOSA Two of our Allen Thornton Career Technical Center Students...

Great Job Victoria!!!

Great Work Will!

Congratulations Anna!!!

Way to Go Chance!!!

Ella Wallen

Way to go Andrew!!!

Great Job Joseph!

Great Job Colton!!!

Great Job Jonathan!

Thanks to all who attended!!!

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