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UAPD Investigator Completes State Training as a Crime Scene Technician


L-R: Cheryl May, Director of the Criminal Justice Institute; Cpl. Sid Ramirez, UAPD; Kermit B. Channell II, Executive Director, Arkansas State Crime Laboratory

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L-R: Cheryl May, Director of the Criminal Justice Institute; Cpl. Sid Ramirez, UAPD; Kermit B. Channell II, Executive Director, Arkansas State Crime Laboratory

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Police Department Cpl. Sid Ramirez recently

Read more at: http://news.uark.edu/articles/39089/uapd-investigator-completes-state-training-as-a-crime-scene-technician

UAPD Investigator Completes State Training as a Crime Scene …


L-R: Cheryl May, Director of the Criminal Justice Institute; Cpl. Sid Ramirez, UAPD; Kermit B. Channell II, Executive Director, Arkansas State Crime Laboratory

University Relations

L-R: Cheryl May, Director of the Criminal Justice Institute; Cpl. Sid Ramirez, UAPD; Kermit B. Channell II, Executive Director, Arkansas State Crime Laboratory

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas Police Department Cpl. Sid Ramirez recently

Read more at: http://news.uark.edu/articles/39089/uapd-investigator-completes-state-training-as-a-crime-scene-technician

Five KC students take first place in state SkillsUSA

Kishwaukee College students earned several top 10 place finishes, including five students who were first-place winners, in the AnnualSkillsUSA
Illinois State Leadership Conference and Championships in Springfield.

The first-place winners – Lauren Coon of Sycamore, in Medical Terminology and in Health Occupations Professional Portfolio; Alex Olson of Maple Park, in Power Equipment Technology; and the team of Courtney Bolin of Kirkland, Hannah Miller of Oregon, and Victoria Rodriguez of Rochelle, in Crime Scene Investigation – will compete at the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

SkillsUSA is a national, state, regional and local organization for technical, skilled, health and personal service occupations for students who are enrolled in high school and college. SkillsUSA has more than 300,000 members in more than 14,000 chapters.

In Illinois, there are seven regions with 88 high school and college chapters representing 225 training sections.

Kishwaukee College students competed against community college students from across

Read more at: http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/06/16/five-kc-students-take-first-place-in-state-skillsusa/a2fp2tk/

Five KC students take first place in state SkillsUSA | Daily Chronicle

Kishwaukee College students earned several top 10 place finishes, including five students who were first-place winners, in the Annual SkillsUSA
Illinois State Leadership Conference and Championships in Springfield.

The first-place winners – Lauren Coon of Sycamore, in Medical Terminology and in Health Occupations Professional Portfolio; Alex Olson of Maple Park, in Power Equipment Technology; and the team of Courtney Bolin of Kirkland, Hannah Miller of Oregon, and Victoria Rodriguez of Rochelle, in Crime Scene Investigation – will compete at the National SkillsUSA Leadership Conference and Championships in Louisville, Kentucky.

SkillsUSA is a national, state, regional and local organization for technical, skilled, health and personal service occupations for students who are enrolled in high school and college. SkillsUSA has more than 300,000 members in more than 14,000 chapters.

In Illinois, there are seven regions with 88 high school and college chapters representing 225 training sections.

Kishwaukee College students competed against community college students from across

Read more at: http://www.daily-chronicle.com/2017/06/16/five-kc-students-take-first-place-in-state-skillsusa/a2fp2tk/

Wallace State’s students flourish yet again at state SkillsUSA competition

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College has produced a new batch of SkillsUSA award winners.

Nine students recently earned gold medals at the state competition in Birmingham, and Wallace State once again earn the Highest Participation Award.

“SkillsUSA gives our students a platform to show their skills and at Wallace State we have skills. We want to be the biggest and the best in the state, and we have a lot of momentum right now,” said Jimmy Hodges, Wallace State’s Dean of Applied Technologies. “I’m proud of all of our competitors.”

A year after finishing with a record 15 first-place winners, Wallace State had another strong showing in a variety of fields.

Students finishing first and earning a gold medal at the state skills competition were Jake Smith (Electronics), Noah Smith (CNC Turning Specialist), William Andrews (CNC Technician), Joseph Cobb (Diesel Equipment Technology), Danny Currie, Ashley Chambers and Kristy McKerely in Crime Scene

Read more at: http://news.wallacestate.edu/2017/05/16/wallace-states-students-flourish-yet-again-at-state-skillsusa-competition/

Wallace State’s students flourish yet again at state SkillsUSA …

HANCEVILLE, ALA. –  Wallace State Community College has produced a new batch of SkillsUSA award winners.

Nine students recently earned gold medals at the state competition in Birmingham, and Wallace State once again earn the Highest Participation Award.

“SkillsUSA gives our students a platform to show their skills and at Wallace State we have skills. We want to be the biggest and the best in the state, and we have a lot of momentum right now,” said Jimmy Hodges, Wallace State’s Dean of Applied Technologies. “I’m proud of all of our competitors.”

A year after finishing with a record 15 first-place winners, Wallace State had another strong showing in a variety of fields.

Students finishing first and earning a gold medal at the state skills competition were Jake Smith (Electronics), Noah Smith (CNC Turning Specialist), William Andrews (CNC Technician), Joseph Cobb (Diesel Equipment Technology), Danny Currie, Ashley Chambers and Kristy McKerely in Crime Scene

Read more at: http://news.wallacestate.edu/2017/05/16/wallace-states-students-flourish-yet-again-at-state-skillsusa-competition/

CSI meets biology class in State College program

Braden River High School biology teacher Jodie VanSeggern is crafty, her students say.

She knows how to teach complex scientific concepts using materials found in any desk drawer — a pair of scissors and paper cutouts are all she needs to teach students how to analyze DNA.

But on Friday, those scissors and paper cutouts were replaced with thousands of dollars worth of equipment, a college-level laboratory and a crime scene investigation.

The State College of Florida’s Biotechnology Outreach Program brought two groups of Braden River biology students to SCF’s science labs for a daylong workshop, where students analyzed DNA and solved a fictional crime.

“It’s really nice for them to see a real operating lab and to actually get to do the things that we talked and studied about,” VanSeggern said. “We do labs, but this is different, getting to do what real scientists do.”

The program is a

Read more at: http://www.bradenton.com/news/local/education/article147592654.html

Chariho Tech takes SkillsUSA state golds, students qualify for nationals

WOOD RIVER JCT. — Chariho Tech students brought home plenty of gold medals from the state SkillsUSA career and technical school competition on April 4. They will now go on to compete in the SkillsUSA nationals in June.

“We brought in 14 gold medals, 12 silver and nine bronze medals in 17 different areas,” Director Susan Votto said. “Every year we try to compete in more and more competitions. I know they are very well-prepared by the instructors here at the center, and the students are motivated and they want to win and they want to do their best.”

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives.

Read more at: http://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/richmondhopkinton/10207779-154/chariho-tech-takes-skillsusa-state-golds-students-qualify-for-nationals.html

State to seek death penalty in 2015 double murder

Prosecutors indicated they plan to seek the death penalty against a local man who allegedly shot his wife and daughter to death in 2015, upgrading both first-degree murder charges to capital murder at a hearing Monday in Garland County Circuit Court.

Eric Allen Reid, 57, who has remained in custody since his arrest the night of the shootings on Oct. 20, 2015, in lieu of $1 million bond, appeared before Judge John Homer Wright with his attorney, Willard Proctor Jr., of Little Rock, and pleaded not guilty to the amended charges.

Reid was set to stand trial June 28 on the original charges, punishable by up to life in prison, but Proctor requested a continuance in light of the amended charges which was granted by Wright. A motions hearing is now scheduled for June 26 with a trial date

Read more at: http://www.hotsr.com/news/2017/apr/11/state-to-seek-death-penalty-in-2015-dou/

Hot Springs Sentinel Record – State to seek death penalty in 2015 …

Prosecutors indicated they plan to seek the death penalty against a local man who allegedly shot his wife and daughter to death in 2015, upgrading both first-degree murder charges to capital murder at a hearing Monday in Garland County Circuit Court.

Eric Allen Reid, 57, who has remained in custody since his arrest the night of the shootings on Oct. 20, 2015, in lieu of $1 million bond, appeared before Judge John Homer Wright with his attorney, Willard Proctor Jr., of Little Rock, and pleaded not guilty to the amended charges.

Reid was set to stand trial June 28 on the original charges, punishable by up to life in prison, but Proctor requested a continuance in light of the amended charges which was granted by Wright. A motions hearing is now scheduled for June 26 with a trial date

Read more at: http://www.hotsr.com/news/2017/apr/11/state-to-seek-death-penalty-in-2015-dou/