Criminal justice students earn certifications

Sussex Tech criminal justice students earn security officer, paralegal certifications
Posted on 02/27/2020

Nearly 60 criminal justice students at Sussex Technical High School recently completed professional certifications that will give them a boost in their future careers. Twenty-five seniors completed their state security officer certifications, and 34 juniors completed Tech’s paralegal professional curriculum.

Seniors earning the Delaware security officer certification are now licensed to work as security officers in Delaware or any state with reciprocity, with certifications valid for five years. Students completing the certification are:

  • Blades: Sharnae Harmon, Jose Ibarra-Vazquez
  • Bridgeville: Allen Clendaniel, Cody Coleman, Anthony Guox-Chun
  • Dagsboro: Patrick McCabe
  • Frankford: Arian Elvira-Abirached
  • Georgetown: Jaasiel Nunez
  • Greenwood: Caleb Bradley
  • Harrington: Zoe Quevedo
  • Laurel: Kristopher Garrison, Alexi Humphrey, Tyler Terry, Trevor Whitlock
  • Lincoln: Noah Hickman
  • Millsboro: Jasmine Cummings, Justin Gulab, Bethany Schroeder, Jadaya Strand, Kyle Twilley, Ciara Wilson
  • Seaford: Ciera Benjamin, William Clouser, Cameron Drace, Tyrese Jenkins
  • Selbyville: Hunter Williams

Juniors completing the paralegal professional curriculum maintained an 80 percent average throughout the fall semester. Students completing the certification are:

  • Bridgeville: Makayla Bennett, Matthew Welch
  • Ellendale: Leah Sisson, Layne Smith
  • Georgetown: Braeden Davis, Donovan Ochoa-Rodriguez, Kathryn Grace Rohlfing, Jerry Vincente-Lopez, Brayden Wright
  • Greenwood: I'jae Newton
  • Laurel: Kimberly Adams, Alexa Hudson, Christopher Owens, Ja'nya Fletcher
  • Lewes: Wade Lange, Paige Warren
  • Lincoln: Emelia Carfioli, Brock Vincent
  • Milford: Arianna Collick, Maritza Gabriel-Perez, Nicholas Lobiondo, Angela Miltenberger, Kylie Penuela
  • Millsboro: Alexis Birdsong, Dillan Coffin, Madelyn Moore, Parker Selzer
  • Milton: Logan Donovan, Nataleigh Hunter
  • Ocean View: Luann Fajardo
  • Seaford: Alexis Hill, Ja'kai Jones, Alex Simmons, Stephanie Wilder

Sussex Technical High School’s legal support services and criminal justice program prepares students for careers in legal services, law enforcement, emergency and fire management, correction services, security and protective services, and crime scene investigation. In addition to paralegal and security officer certifications, students also have the opportunity to earn their emergency telecommunicator (9-1-1 dispatcher) certification.

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