The New Jersey Department of Education announced in an advisory that it has awarded 111 Career and Technical Education students with the CTE Scholar Award for the 2023-2024 school year. This award program, established under P.L.2023, c.47, recognizes outstanding CTE students who:

  • Demonstrate a high level of achievement in a CTE program as exemplified by course grades, industry- recognized technical assessments and teacher recommendations.
  • Demonstrate a high level of achievement in at least three academic classes, as exemplified by course grades, end-of-course assessments and teacher recommendations.
  • Complete a college-level course or a work-based learning experience, including, but not limited to, employment under a cooperative education agreement, an internship, or a work-based structured learning experience.
  • Participate in a career and technical student organization or a community service project that demonstrates the application of career and technical skills.

The NJDOE has published the list of awardees on its website and provided certificates of recognition to each student.

View the list of winning students, which includes the school districts they represent, here.