Four students from Martinez and Pleasant Hill schools were among 38 honored from Contra Costa and Alameda counties at the annual ROP Students of Excellence awards ceremony May 10, in Concord.
The students were selected for outstanding achievement in their ROP (Regional Occupational Program) classes. Each received a certificate of merit and a $200 scholarship.
Honored from Alhambra High School were Kameron DuQuette in cabinetmaking (instructor Jay Heeb); and Tod Loebel in advanced architectural design (instructor Jeffrey Smith).
From College Park High School, Kaitlynn Bailey was honored in cosmetology (instructor Anna Solberg); and Hope Curran for advanced photography (instructor Jen Kennedy).
Awards were presented by Joseph A. Ovick, Contra Costa County Superintendent of Education.
The Contra Costa County ROP serves nearly 12,000 students with classes in 34 high schools throughout Contra Costa and Alameda counties. Currently, there are 366 state-of-the-art career development classes which focus on career preparation, hands-on experience, and academic excellence to prepare students for success in college and future careers.
For more information about ROP classes, visit their website.