Category: Student Spotlight

Spotlighting our students and their talents at City Charter High School in Pittsburgh

City Charter High’s International Service Program Garners SHYNE Award

Pittsburgh – City Charter High School’s International Service Learning/Environmental Studies Program has been chosen to receive a SHYNE Award in the Young Adult Group category. City High is one of eight honorees that will participate in the ninth annual awards … Read more »

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Boys & Girls Club Gives Future Teacher Elizabeth Cottrell a True Initiation

Ever since she could remember, Elizabeth Cottrell wanted to be a kindergarten teacher. Or so she thought. “Lizzie” recently completed an internship and is now rethinking her future plans.

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Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh comes to the City High Red Cross Club’s Aid!

The Red Cross Blood Drive will be held August 1, 2016 from 11:00 am – 4:30 pm at Renaissance Hotel Pittsburgh. When the Red Cross couldn’t hold City High’s blood drive on their available day, the City High Red Cross … Read more »

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With Post-Gazette Internship and $18,000/year in Scholarships, Chase Lang is Armed for Success

What a shock to Chase Lang when he got to the Post-Gazette for the first day of his internship. Instead of merely shadowing the editorial staff to see what they do, he was put to work. For this City High … Read more »

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City High students volunteer at Red Cross Ball—Omni William Penn

March 21, 2016 12:00 AM By Natalie Bencivenga / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Photo: Rebecca Droke/Post-Gazette All the party details: Roughly 275 partygoers donned their best “red” tie for an elegant evening to celebrate the American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania at … Read more »

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Jeffrey’s internship opportunity at General Dynamics Mission Systems/VIZ was another exceptional engineering experience!

Engineering technology ranks high on Jeffrey Lang’s list of career interests. Earning 143 hours, he was placed at General Dynamics Mission Systems/VIZ. For more than 50 years, this division has developed communication products, integrating them into secure networks that deliver … Read more »

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Thomas’ career direction takes shape at the Quality of Life Technology Center learning to use Autodesk 3D software and assisting with robotic technology solutions for individuals and veterans with disabilities.

Thomas Bayerlein earned 136 internship hours at the Quality of Life Technology Center (QoLT); a collaboration between University of Pittsburgh Restorative Health, Carnegie Mellon University Robotics and The Veterans Administration. QoLT uses robotic technology solutions to improve quality of life … Read more »

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Impacted by her internship, Teaira expects to attend Indiana University of Pennsylvania with interest in their speech-language pathology program.

Under the mentorship of Activities Director Donnie Scruggs and the direct supervision of Activities Assistant Anna Vogel, Teaira Jones earned 152 internship hours at UPMC Canterbury Place. With interests in restorative health, physical therapy and speech pathology, Teaira spent her … Read more »

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Marcus Robinson has been awarded prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship

City Charter High School is proud to announce that Marcus Robinson has been awarded the prestigious Gates Millennium Scholarship (GMS) for the Class of 2015. This accomplishment is especially notable in context of the more than 54,000 students who applied … Read more »

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Having earned 155 internship hours at Pittsburgh Community Televison Tyler is now embracing it as a college direction and career.

Earning an impressive 155 internship hours, Tyler Hughes accepted a position at Pittsburgh Community Television (PCTV21) under the mentorship and supervision of Eric Witt, Production Specialist. Tyler learned how to bring together an entire production from pre-production set ups and … Read more »

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