Success Stories

April 2021
Student of the Month
Butler Farm Campus

Congratulations Kymoni Young for being selected as our April Student of the Month! Kymoni is a Criminal Justice student who has excellent leadership skills & always displays a positive attitude

New Horizons CTE Graduate “Living the Good Life”

As part of our Good Life Solutions Program, Aaron Conway was hired with Ryson International in July 2020 from the HVAC Program at New Horizons. Aaron’s supervisor and VP of Manufacturing had this to say about Aaron’s first six months of employment: “During the first six months of his employment at Ryson, Aaron has proven to be a positive contributor. He has shown that he possesses the basic skills and work habits to be successful at Ryson International. We are very happy with his progress to date. His enthusiasm, work habits, and desire to learn are a strong foundation he will build on. He is quickly developing an understanding of the key characteristics required to meet the quality expectations of Ryson International and our customers. As he has gained experience, Aaron has demonstrated good levels of productivity and efficiency in the shop and is evolving into a productive assembler; given his experience level. Having demonstrated his potential; we will challenge and support Aaron as he continues to grow and hone his skills on what can be a successful career path.”

March 2021
Student of the Month
Butler Farm Campus

Congratulations to our March Student of the Month, Keald Reeder! Keald is a foreman in the Welding Program & goes out of his way to make sure students are on task & working safely.

March Whythe Exchange Club Youth of the Month

Congratulations to Naja McFarland for being selected as the Whythe Exchange Club Youth of the Month for March. This organization honors outstanding students who excel in academics and leadership. We are extremely proud of Naja!

February 2021
Student of the Month
Butler Farm Campus

Keyanna Tunstall
Nurse Aide Student
Bethel High School 12th Grade
Congratulations to Keyanna Tunstall for being selected as our Student of the Month for February. Keyanna is a Nurse Aide student and has taken an active leadership role in her class.

January 2021
Student of the Month
Butler Farm Campus

Denea White
Cosmetology II Student
Hampton High School 12th Grade


“Denea goes above and beyond without being prompted. She possesses a very strong work ethic and takes initiative to assist others as needed. She is a role model among her peers and always rises to the occasion. Her work is always timely and complete.  Denea spreads kindness and grace everyday in the classroom and will definitely be an agent of change in this world.”
Tanya Rogers, Cosmetology Instructor