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    West High Academies: Business/Culinary Arts Academy


    Students entering this academy will select from Business, Computer Technology, Marketing, and Hospitality. Specialized instruction will be provided in Sports & Entertainment Marketing, Entrepreneurship, Computer Technology & Computer Systems, Accounting, and Culinary Arts. Employment experience is offered in career-related positions. Students have the opportunity to participate in student organizations: Business Professionals of America, DECA, Pro-Start (Professional Cooking) and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA).

    The Business and Hospitality Academy consists of five individual strands. These strands are designed to further students' education in their career choices. The following are the five stands and examples of careers that are covered in that strand.

    Business Entrepreneurship & Management - Accountant, Administrative Assistant/ Secretary, Business Administrator, Business Owner, Manager (Office, Retail, lodging, Restaurant).

    Information Technology - Network Technician, Computer Programmer, Computer Repair, Video Game Designer.

    Marketing Management - Salesperson (Retail, insurance, securities), Sports & Entertainment Marketer, Entrepreneur.

    Culinary Arts & Management - Food Service/Supervision, Culinary Arts, Culinary Arts Educator, Chef Apprenticeship, Commercial Cook, Food Journalist, Food Stylist, Food Scientist, Caterer, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Tourism.

    Digital Media - Digital Video Production, A/V Installer/Technician, Sound Engineer, Graphics Engineer

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Business & Culinary Arts Staff

  • George Fulton - Assistant Principal

    Xiomara Trevizo - Secretary

    Jill Terhune - Counselor

    Ali Kiser - Academy Leader