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Overview: On Wednesday, February 28th, the Career and Technical Education Department will be hosting students, parents and community members at our annual CTE Showcase Night & STEAM Cup.  The night will run in conjunction with parent teacher conference night at Louisa County High School from 4 pm to 7 pm.  Come out and see our students hard at work on projects, demonstrations and practicing their skills by providing services.  Simultaneously, students from our elementary schools will be competing in the annual STEAM Cup event.  Watch them collaborate, think critically and problem solve their way to victory!



Our automotive, cosmetology and culinary arts students will be showcasing their skills by providing services to the community!  The services will cost $5.00 each, all proceeds will go to support the CTE program. 


Automotive Services -

Have your vehicle's oil changed, tires changed and balanced, wheel alignment checked, light bulb changes, air filter replacement and a general inspection done in one of our fully equipped ASE certified shops located behind LCHS!  The owner of the vehicle must provide all oil, filters and parts necessary to complete the service.  Slots are limited so schedule your appointment by clicking the button to the right.  

Salon Services -

Schedule your salon appointment and let one of our talented young cosmetology & barbering students style your hair and nails while you relax in our state-of-the-art spa chair!  As with automotive, spots are limited so schedule ASAP to ensure you leave CTE Showcase Night with a fresh look.  

Dinner -

Don't leave hungry! Stop by our Culinary Arts Kitchen for a to-go BBQ meal which includes a smoked pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, beans and a cookie.  Get your food while supplies last.  

Great Prizes 


Get your raffle tickets!  We will be raffleing off some great prizes at the event. Tickets are only $1.00  - All proceeds go to support the CTE program!

Live Demos


There is so much to see when it comes to our great CTE programs.  We welcome you to stop by our different CTE programs and see our students in action.  Here are some of the exciting things we are showcasing 

Free Health Screenings -

Stop by our Nursing lab to have your blood pressure and weight checked, along with tips on proper hand washing and low cholesterol diets.

Vet Science - 

Stop by to see the wonderful small animal care lab and their herd of rescue animals. You can make your own dog toy to be donated to the local animal shelter. Students will be demonstrating proper small animal handling techniques and small animal grooming.

Cyber Security 

Check out our new state of the art Cybersecurity classroom and let our students help you secure your devices against vulnerability. 

TV & Media - 

if you came to a Football game this season you saw them in action. Now you can be part of the action. Come and take a close up look at the technology behind the scenes with a demo of our mobile production studio. Sit at the console or stand behind one of the cameras, or do both.

​Emergency Medical Technician-

Enter the emergency vehicle to review all the life saving equipment that is placed in this unit. Paramedics will be on hand to discuss their role in the community and how this unit is used on service calls.   


See the ladder truck and all the necessary equipment involved with this rig. Members from the department will be on hand to answers any questions and demonstrate how this unit work

Carpentry - 

Take a look at the next generation of builders as our carpentry students showcase their talents and construct a dog house right before your eyes.  

Greenhouse Horticulture - 

Plants- Come into the greenhouse and see the fresh indoor plants which are thriving in a controlled environment. Learn from students some of the key features, watch them care for the plants, and even propagate your own indoor plant.

CTE Explorer's Log 


Document your journey through CTE Showcase Night with your Explorer's Log.  Completed logs will be entered into a raffle to win the custom LED Desk Light 

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