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DACCTE Awards



Each year the Delaware Advisory Council on Career and Technical Education recognizes groups and individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Career and Technical Education (CTE) by presenting awards in three categories which include: a business, agency, labor union or trade association; an individual from the private or public sector; 12th grade CTE students. The following awards were presented for 2019 at a ceremony in June.

All recipients were nominated by leaders from business, industry and education and were honored for the significant and positive contributions they have made.

Outstanding Contribution by a Business
Beebe Medical Center

Outstanding Contribution by an Advisory Group
Appoquinimink District National Academy of Finance (NAF) Advisory Board

Outstanding Contribution by an Individual
Shawn Crowley, ACE Mentoring Program

Outstanding Contribution by an Individual
Laura and Brad Ritter, Ritter Farms LLC

Paige M. Henry Outstanding Career and Technical Education Student
Abigail Bucklin, Student
Cape Henlopen High School

Paige M. Henry Outstanding Career and Technical Education Student
Carlyn Steckline, Student
Appoquinimink High School

The Council also recognized Dr. Victoria C. Gehrt, Superintendent New Castle County Vo-Tech School District for her outstanding leadership and dedicated service to Career and Technical Education upon her retirement at the end of June.


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