Miller Career & Technology Center

Miller Career & Technology Center SkillsUSA Teams Head to National Competition

Brayden Henry (Junior at Tompkins High School)

After a competitive four-day state tournament in Corpus Christi last weekend, three Katy ISD students won first place and earned a spot in the 2022 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.  These students have worked since the start of the school year to perfect their skills and are excited to represent Katy ISD at the national level. First Place Winners in SkillsUSA State Conference Mechatronics Emiliano Grajales-Mora (Junior at Tompkins High School)   Daniel Fernandez […]

Katy ISD Preview Nights Offer Inside Look into Career & Technical Courses

Katy ISD students interested in enrolling and learning about career and technical (CTE) courses, will have the opportunity to attend upcoming Preview Night events hosted by Miller Career & Technology Center (MCTC).  Due to large attendance in past years, MCTC will offer two opportunities to visit the facility.  The event for students in grades 9-11, and their parents, will take place on Monday, January 31 from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The Preview Night for junior […]

Katy ISD Police Department Donates Patrol Car to Miller Career & Technology Center

The Katy ISD Police Department donated one of its cars to the Miller Career & Technology Center (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District Police Department donated a Crown Victoria police cruiser and a Toyota Scion to the Miller Career & Technology Center (MCTC) for student programs. The MCTC, 1734 Katyland Drive, develops college and career-ready students through engaging, real-world experience. Junior and senior students from several Katy ISD high school campuses can supplement their core classes with specialized career and technology programs at MCTC. Some of the programs offered at […]

Miller Career & Technology Center Students Named National Champions in Mechatronics

Daniel White and Levend Karayaka at SkillsUSA (Katy ISD photo)

By George Slaughter Two students from Katy ISD’s Miller Career & Technology Center were named national champions in the recent SkillsUSA mechatronics (mechanical and electrical engineering) competition. Daniel White and Levend Karayaka competed at various levels of mechatronics competitions during the school year and for part of the summer. They won first place at the regional level, and second at the state level. Getting to the national competition was made more challenging when the White […]

Katy ISD Virtual Open House, Set for Tuesday, Offers a Look into Career, Technical Courses

By George Slaughter The Katy Independent School District is holding a virtual open house to give students to learn about career and technical courses (CTE) at its Miller Career & Technology Center. The virtual event is set for 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday. The open house will feature three 15-minute sessions to enable instructors to share information about their respective classes. The open house also features a 6:15 p.m. information session with the program counselor. This particular […]

Tasty Initiatives Land Katy ISD Culinary Teacher a National Recognition

Chef Chelsea Gumm Culinary Instructor at Miller Career & Technology Center

Great things are cooking in the Katy Independent School District, and it’s more than just delicious dishes that are created and enjoyed at the Miller Career & Technology Center’s (MCTC) culinary program.  A national recognition can now be added to all those tasty recipes found in the school kitchen.  This week Chef Chelsea Gumm was recognized as the winner of the 2020 Carl J. Schaefer Memorial CTE Teacher Candidate Award, a national recognition coveted by […]