Winnfield Senior High School Seniors Earned Industry Credentials

Louisiana’s two high school diploma pathways include the TOPS University Pathway for students who plan on attending a four-year college or university, requiring students to complete coursework that will qualify them for TOPS scholarships, and the JumpStart Pathway for students interested in preparing for college and career, requiring students to complete coursework that prepares them to continue their education at a technical or community college.

JumpStart students are also required to earn industry credentials that will help them attain entry-level employment. Winnfield Senior High School offers students the opportunity to earn credentials during high school that prepares them to become contributing members of society. All students, including those on a TOPS University pathway, can earn industry credentials in high school. During the last four years, the 2021 graduating class earned the following industry credentials:

AWS Certified Welder Level 1; NCCER Welding Level 1; NCCER Welding Level 2 – 2 students

Carpenters International Training Fund Core – 9 students

Carpenters International Training Fund Level 1 – 1 student

Certified Nursing Aide – 3 students

Customer Service and Sales Certification – 2 students

Microsoft Word Specialist; Microsoft Powerpoint Specialist – 1 student

ACT National Career Readiness Certificate – 40 students

FEMA – IS – 700B National Incident Management System Certification – 47 students

Louisiana Micro-Enterprise Credential – 6 students

NCCER CORE – 9 students

OSHA – 10 General Industry – 2 students

S/P2 Safety and Pollution Prevention – 66 students

CPR/AED Certification – 65 students

Agrotechnology – 6 students

Agricultural Career Development and Leadership Credentials – 5 students

Additionally, students can earn a credential in Forestry or FAA Part 107 Small Unmanned Aircraft Operations. Winnfield Senior High School is always looking to increase the opportunities for students following a TOPS University or a JumpStart diploma pathway.


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