Tri-County students receive awards at SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference

The 2015 SkillsUSA Fall Leadership Conference was held November 22 through November 24 in Marlborough. Nine Tri-County students along with their advisors attended the conference and participated in intensive leadership training in the areas of community service, communication, group dynamics and employablity.

Receiving awards at the conference were:

Adult Cosmetology program now accepting clients

Tri-County's Adult Cosmetology Program is now accepting client appointments for salon services.

First Cuts offers a variety of services at nominal fees, including shampoo and sets, blow-dry services, haircuts, manicures and gel polish. The teaching salon will be open on Thursdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. through the month of December beginning on Thursday, December 3. Additional days will be added as the school year progresses.

Personal Finance students receive lesson on “Investing in Your Future”

Peter J. Durfee, CFP Ameriprise Financial visited Tri-County on Tuesday, November 10, to give students a lesson on investing. His presentation gave eleventh grade students an introduction to saving and investing while emphasizing the importance of starting early. Students were invited to play "Who Wants to be a Millionaire?" while trying to solve how much weekly savings is required to accumulate $1,000,000 over 30 years.