ECPPS School News: PCHS students receive OSHA certification

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Tuesday, May 29, 2018


Fourteen students in the construction technology class at Pasquotank High School recently completed a course through Career Safe to become OSHA certified.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor. Certification requirements include passing 14 modules while completing 10 hours of instruction. Students must pass all modules to earn certification.

Students earning OSHA certification include: Michael Garron, Quinton Mitchell, Dennis Parker, Mateo Perez, Chandler Price, Isac Reedy, Marcus Simmons, Warrez Spence, Jaxon Spry, Cameron Wellbrock, Titan Werts, Carson White and Brandon Williams. (Not Pictured – Christopher Harrell, Jr.)

Broyles, Banks are ECPPS Employees of the Week

Larry Broyles and Yoland Banks were named Employees of the Week for Elizabeth City-Pasquotank County Public Schools.

Broyles is the health and physical education teacher at Sheep-Harney Elementary School. He has been employed with ECPPS since August 2000.

Broyles is a team player at Sheep-Harney and is always willing to assist and support as needed. His students admire him and enjoy his classes. He is also a member of the School Improvement Team. He facilitates Family Fitness Night at the school as well as oversees the basketball program. 

Banks is the cafeteria manager at Sheep-Harney Elementary School. She has been employed with ECPPS since August 1998.

She is a key asset to the food service department and the school. She is a team player, works hard each day, and always greets others with a smile and words of encouragement. Banks believes in a providing a high level of customer service. She is always helpful, professional, and willing to go the extra mile to make sure that the nutrition department runs smoothly.

The Sandwich Market and Page After Page are the district’s business partners for the Employee of the Week program for the week of May 21-25.

Albemarle Sounds donate to music program

Music teachers in ECPPS will benefit once again from The Albemarle Sounds Singing Valentine program.

Jack Parker, a representative for The Albemarle Sounds, presented checks last week to Tammy W. Sawyer, ECPPS Director of Community Schools, to be distributed to each music teacher in the district. The checks vary from year to year depending on how many requests they have for a singing valentine. According to Parker, The Albemarle Sounds has donated over $25,000 to school music programs over the years.