Foundation’s Board of Trustees Reorganizes and Re-energizes for 2017

January 19, 2017 (North Bergen, N.J.) – The HCST Foundation’s Trustee Board meeting ushered in some significant changes to the Foundation’s membership, including the appointment of new Vice President, two Board Trustees and a new Development Coordinator, announced Daniel Gans, President of the HCST Foundation.  The Trustee meeting, which took place at Explore2000 Middle School...Continue reading

County Prep High School Alum, Jersey City Native Sets Record at Paralympic Olympics

JERSEY CITY, NJ — A Hudson County Schools of Technology (HCST) County Prep High School Class of 2012 alum and Jersey City native, Raymond Martin, won a gold medal and set a new record during the 1500m T52 race in the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.  “It’s such a pleasure to see this...Continue reading

County Prep Students Visit GOYA

On Friday, May 20, 2016, over 20 County Prep students participated in a structured learning experience at GOYA’s facilities in both Secaucus and Jersey City.  Students toured the production facility to see first-hand how products are manufactured, packaged, and stored.  They were also exposed to the importance of an efficient and reliable supply chain of...Continue reading

Chilltown Collective x County Prep Collaboration

Chilltown Collective x County Prep Collaboration By Laura Lindo Students look forward to creating memories, finding what they would like to pursue, and experiencing new things throughout their four years in high school. With different events held to foster their unique talents, meeting and making new friends, they are exposed to numerous life-changing situations. This...Continue reading

HCST Foundation Gala Inspires Giving from Local Big Brothers Big Sisters Leader

December 17, 2015 (North Bergen, N.J.) – Carlos Lejnieks, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties, gifted HCST students with fifty pairs of Panasonic Sound Rush headsets, announced Linda J. Quentzel, ExecutiveDirector of the HCST Foundation.Mr. Lejnieks attended the annual HCST Foundation Gala this November where he was...Continue reading

Board Trustee Supports Overseas Training for Vocational Educators

October 15, 2015 (North Bergen, N.J.) – Andrew Campbell, HCSTF Board Trustee, financially supported the efforts of two High Tech High School vocational teachers, Gregory Simon and Zachary Bolich, in their efforts to be among the first Americans to receive a Level 1 Siemens Certification in Mechanical and Manufacturing Systems, announced HCST Foundation Executive Director,...

Generational Icon and Hip-Hop Artist Kendrick Lamar Visits High Tech High School

June 11, 2015 (North Bergen, N.J.) – Grammy Award-winning hip-hop artist and cultural icon Kendrick Lamar paid a visit to High Tech High School this Monday to meet with students who studied his critically-acclaimed album with their English teacher Brian Mooney, announced Linda J. Quentzel, Executive Director of the Hudson County Schools of Technology Foundation....

County Prep Senior Earns Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship

May 29, 2015 (North Bergen, N.J.) – County Prep High School senior Karina Diaz has been awarded a Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship, amounting to $20,000 towards her education over the next four years, announced Linda J. Quentzel, HCST Foundation Executive Director. The Goya Foods Culinary Arts Scholarship Program is offered to students who plan...

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