What's Happening at CCIC

  • CCIC IT Students Recognized By National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT)

    The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has recognized four CCIC IT students in their Aspirations in Computing program! Applicants are evaluated based on their interest, involvement, commitment, and future plans in computing. Awards are given at both a national and a regional level. Congratulations to the following CCIC recipients of this year’s awards: Jenna White (National Certificate of Distinction) Lara Ahmad (National Certificate of Distinction) Daniela Solok (Regional Affiliate Award Winner) Nabeeha Mubeen (Regional Affiliate Award Winner).

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  • CCIC ProStart Students at FCCLA Culinary Events

    CCIC Hospitality & Tourism pathway's ProStart students competed in culinary events at the Colorado FCCLA State Conference! Congratulations to the following students: Bryce Hyong (1st Place Gold Medal in the Gourmet Savory event), Arianna Allen (Silver Medal in the Gourmet Savory event) and Sharon Barkat (Silver Medal in the Gourmet Savory event).

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  • CCIC HOSA Chapter

    The CCIC chapter of HOSA, future health professionals, would like to recognize Samaya DeSears, Dhoon Shah, Soliyana Zebene, and Rachel Strohmeier who competed at the state leadership conference at the end of February in Denver!

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  • Grandview CyberPatriot Team with CCIC students Places 8th at National Competition

    Congratulations to Grandview's CyberPatriot Team (Abhinav Vemulapalli , Grant Yoder - CCIC, Daniel Sobczak - CCIC, Daniel Park, John Lim, and Austyn Darnell-CCIC) for placing 8th at the CyberPatriot National Finals.

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  • CCIC Business Services Students at DECA State Leadership Conference

    Congratulations to CCIC Business Services students at the DECA State Leadership Conference in Colorado Springs. Students experienced DECA at its finest by displaying knowledge of Entrepreneurship, Marketing, and Business. Seven students were finalists and three will represent at the International Career Conference at the end of April.

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  • CCIC CNA Instructor Honored as an African American Who Makes A Difference

    CCIC CNA Instructor Elerie Archer is one of Denver Urban Spectrum magazine's AAWMAD (African Americans Who Make A Difference). This honor, awarded during Black History Month, is based on recognition of impact and service to the community.

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  • Daniels Fund grant to support Aviation & Health and Wellness Pathways

    A $170,000 grant from the Daniels Fund will increase students’ access to programs that let them earn college credits and industry certifications, specifically in the CCIC’s Aviation and Health and Wellness academic pathways and help expand CCIC courses in the afternoons, evenings and weekends for all students, and provide course offerings to the broader community, including but not limited to CCSD students.

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  • South Metro Fire & Rescue Visit

    South Metro Fire & Rescue visited with CCIC Automotive Pathway students to talk about maintenance and repair of emergency vehicles. The South Metro Fleet Vehicle Maintenance Crew brought a fire engine and talked about the career opportunities in their field.

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  • CCIC 2nd Annual Car Show

    CCIC Automotive students coordinated and hosted the 2nd annual Car Show! 70 vehicles, ranging from Hellcats, Stingers, Falcons, Mustangs and the CCIC EVs were on display. CCSD students, families, faculty and community members made this day a great success.

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  • CCIC at Construction & Transportation GIRL

    CCIC Infrastructure Engineering students attended Transportation & Construction GIRL, an annual event sponsored by the HOYA Foundation. This hands-on event is geared toward educating young women about careers in traditionally male-dominated construction and transportation industries.

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  • CCIC Adds Learjet to Fleet of Aircraft

    The Cherry Creek Innovation Campus recently added a Learjet to its fleet of classroom aircraft. Students are eager to get hands-on experience and expand their knowledge of jet aircraft as they pursue careers in the aviation industry. The Learjet is no longer airworthy, and the engines and some systems have been removed, but it is still an extremely valuable learning and teaching tool.

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  • Ms. Elerie Archer Awarded Partnership in Education Award

    CCIC CNA Instructor Ms. Elerie Archer has been awarded the 2021 Partnership in Education Award. This award is given to a teacher in a school district of the host city for the current year’s AsMA Annual Scientific Meeting. Nominations are solicited from the local school districts and the winner is selected by the Partnership In Education Award Committee. The winner is recognized as an individual who has brought a unique approach to teaching science in the classroom and has inspired his or her students to an interest in science. The award is sponsored by the Aerospace Physiology Society.

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  • Inaugural Car Show at CCIC

    On May 22nd the CCIC Automotive SkillsUSA Club hosted its first ever car show! About 50 vehicles, ranging from a 1931 Model A Rat Rod to a 2020 C8 Corvette, were on display throughout the morning. Former, current and future students and their families participated, along with teachers from other CCSD schools with cool rides.

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  • CCIC Fundamentals Startup Business

    The Manufacturing Fundamentals students and Business Services Pathway CTE Capstone students collaborated to create a startup business referred to as “CCIC Fundamentals.” Students were responsible for all phases of this comprehensive project, including drafting a business plan, marketing products and manufacturing custom signs ordered by CCIC employees.

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  • CCIC Students place first in the "Public Health" team competition at Colorado HOSA State Leadership Conference

    CCIC Health & Wellness Students Eve Breese, Jack Carson & Ask Kunita placed first in the "Public Health" team competition at Colorado HOSA State Leadership Conference and will be advancing to International Leadership Conference in June.

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  • CCIC Students Launch Podcast Focused on Hospitality & Tourism

    The Pineapple Podcast is a student-led podcast developed by Hospitality Youth Apprenticeship students. Student hosts, Morgan Dawson and Nate Barrett, interview successful Hospitality & Tourism industry partners and leaders. Click on the link to watch the podcasts.

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  • Six CCIC Automotive Students Qualify for SkillsUSA State Contest

    Congratulations to CCIC Automotive students Paul Felix, Evan Macmillan, Luke Mortensen, Andrew Stice, Cole Timmons and Kyle Gosselink. These students competed in a virtual SkillsUSA contest in Automotive Service Technology and Maintenance & Light Repair and qualified for the state level contest in late March.

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  • CCIC Teacher Awarded Denver Nuggets' Most Valuable Teacher

    Kate McDonnell, teacher at CCIC, Overland High School and Cherry Creek Elevation was awarded the Denver Nuggets' Most Valuable Teacher (MVT) for March, 2021. The MVT program encourages teachers to continually strive for excellence and leadership in their classrooms by offering a unique experience. Teachers receive gifts, a visit from a Nuggets celebrity, and a classroom improvement grant. Ms. McDonell was nominated by a parent for her incredible support and work with their children who are/were OHS and CCIC students.

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  • CCSD Future Educator Pathway Showcased in Forbes

    CCSD's Future Educators Pathways program is preparing the next generation of excellent teachers. Now in its second year, students gain real-world work experience while still in high school. Read more about the program and how it is helping CCSD address goals to diversify our teaching force.

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  • CCIC Teacher Kim Reiser Named CMEA Teacher of the Year

    Congratulations to CCIC's Business Pathway Lead, Kim Reiser, for being named CMEA's 2021 Teacher of the Year! This award recognizes teachers who lead outstanding business, marketing and DECA programs for students in their respective school communities.

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