Friday, August 29, 2014

Nora Elementary Students Partner with Culinary Arts Students

Today, Nora Elementary students visited JELCC.  Nora students shared vegetables from their school-site garden with JELCC culinary arts students. Culinary students provided guidance as Nora students peeled potatoes, sliced vegetables, and grilled hot dogs. Together, these elementary and high school students prepared vegetable pasta & potato chips. What a great example of teaching & learning through teamwork! 

2012 NHRA Top Fuel World Champion Visits JELCC Students

In recognition of this week’s National Hot Rod Association Drag Race, Auto Collision teacher, Dana Wilcox invited NHRA racecar driver Antron Brown to JELCC. Students from Welding, Law Enforcement, and auto classes visited Brown to learn about career opportunities related to racing, mechanics, welding & more.

Brown, the 2012 NHRA Top Fuel World Champion signed autographs and talked to students about their career goals.  Brown encouraged students to pursue a career related to their passion.  Brown advised, “Pursue a career that you have passion for, one that makes you excited to wake up and go to work.”  He explained, if students can achieve this goal, they will remain motivated to learn, grow, and give back to their communities in ways that are meaningful.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Cosmetology in Hamilton & Marion Counties

Did you know that JELCC offers cosmetology classes in Noblesville, Pike, and Lebanon.  Thanks to our partnerships with ABC, Freestyle, and Kaye's salons, JELCC is able to offer cosmetology classes to students throughout Hamilton & Marion counties. 

Hands-on Learning in Welding

Students in Mr. Cooper's welding classes experience hands-on learning.  Today, students practiced cutting metal into shapes.  Soon, they will learn how to work with blueprints and create their own projects. Stay tuned to see their creations! 

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Sullivan University Treats JELCC to Farm-to-Table Pasta

Sullivan University guest speaker Carrie Griggs visited Culinary Arts students today.  Chef Griggs shared a farm-to-table pasta recipe that she personally created. While preparing her recipe, Chef Griggs discussed the environmental and health benefits of  choosing to eat locally grown foods. In addition, students learned about Sullivan University enrollment, scholarship, & financial aide opportunities. To learn more about Sullivan University, please visit:
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Johnson & Wales University

Johnson & Wales University guest speakers visited culinary arts students today.  Students learned about scholarship and enrollment opportunities. The guest speaker, a JWU alumni student, prepared enchilada pasta, while sharing JWU's philosophy,, "Learn by doing and be ready for success to follow."


Ask JELCC cosmetology students how to apply makeup that will enhance your facial shape, skin tone, and eye color.

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Monday, August 18, 2014

Thank you for visiting us at Back to School Night!

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And please know, you are always welcome to visit us again at JELCC!

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Achieving EGG-cellence!

Culinary Arts students are back in the kitchen perfecting the delicious menu they offer at JELCC's public restaurant, Light Cafe.  Check out to learn more about JELCC's Culinary Arts program.
 Light Cafe opens September 10! 
We look forward to seeing you!  

Monday, August 4, 2014

Welcome Back to School!

As JELCC opened its doors to the 2014-15 school year, we embraced over 2,000 community and career technical education (CTE) students.  Daily, high school students travel from Hamilton, Boone, & Marion counties to participate in CTE classes. In the evenings, local community members join JELCC to experience a variety of community & continuing education classes. 

To learn more about JELCC’s CTE and community classes, please visit

"Tomorrow starts here!"