Nassau BOCES Barry Tech grads mentor students on how to find career success at second annual Alumni Day
Some of the Nassau BOCES Barry Tech graduated who attend the school’s annual Alumni Day.
GARDEN CITY, N.Y., December 16, 2019 — More than 75 Nassau BOCES Barry Tech graduates returned to their alma mater recently for the school’s second annual Alumni Day. Representing the full spectrum of Barry Tech programs, the alumni shared their experiences of life after high school and discussed how Barry Tech helped them excel in college and careers.
After a greeting from Principal Peter Dalton and other school faculty, alumni had the opportunity to visit their old classes and meet with their former teachers.
“Barry Tech builds a solid foundation on the fundamentals,” said Conor McCall, Class of 2019, Massapequa UFSD, who attended the Personal Trainer and Exercise Medicine program at Barry Teach, is now working as a personal trainer at the New York Sports Clubs of Massapequa. “I’m in a good place right now, I love what I do,” he continued. “There is a lot to learn here and a lot of good people.”
With alumni now in careers such as correctional officers, EMTs, and exercise medicine, students were able to hear about a variety of paths they could pursue.
“We’re always happy to hear form our alumni and we really enjoy celebrating their successes,” said Principal Peter Dalton.
About Barry Tech
Barry Tech is a career and technical education high school that offers over 40 hands-on courses designed to help students develop the skills they need to get a step ahead in their chosen career fields. Classes are taught in a state-of-the-art facility simulating real-world work environments that meet current industry standards. Classes may be held in an airplane hangar, horse-training stable, carpentry shop or video production studio. The members of the faculty are professionals in their fields who are eager to share their experience and expertise. After completing their studies, students can attend a two- or four-year college, enter the workforce or continue advanced career studies in a technical training school. To learn more, visit www.nassauboces.org/