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Ashworth High School Offers Career-specific Education With New Vocational High School
By Ashworth College
Dated: Nov 29, 2009
Ashworth High School has expanded its high school offerings to include three vocational tracks -
computers, health care or skilled trades. These allow students the opportunity to acquire career-relevant
learning prior to entering the job market.
NORCROSS, Georgia – Ashworth High School, a division of Ashworth College, announced today the
addition of vocational high school curricula to its roster of high school programs.
The vocational program at Ashworth High School http:// www.ashworthcollege.edu/programs/high-school
offers students the opportunity to match personal interests to a selection of career programs in one of one of
three vocational tracks – computers, health care or skilled trades. Each track allows students to acquire
career-relevant learning prior to entering the job market.
“Most everyone understands the importance of a high school diploma, said Dr. Milton Miller, Ed.D., Vice
President of Education at Ashworth College. “However, not everyone chooses to immediately go on to
“There are many high school graduates out there who simply prefer to enter the workforce and start
earning income,” Dr. Miller added. “By providing students a practical, real-life education, Ashworth can
help these students get a head start on their careers.”
Vocational Career Tracks
Once selecting a track, a student has the freedom of selecting select two different career courses or pair a
career course with a business course.
“Through Ashworth High School’s vocational career tracks, students can gain skills that are applicable
across a variety of business types,” said John Riser, Education Operations Director. “This educational
experience will give many an advantage when looking for their first job.”
Riser also points out that these courses are not merely overviews, rather specialty concentrations. “Our