USBE: Two Davis Catalyst Center programs win 2022 Utah CTE Excellence in Action award

Utah State Board of Education Utah Career and Technical Education (CTE) recently announced the Davis Catalyst Center Entertainment and Digital Media program and the Unmanned Aerial Systems program as the winners of the 2022 Utah CTE Excellence in Action award. These programs were selected based their uniquely inventive and effective approaches to stimulating student learning, offering extensive work-based learning experiences, maintaining strong partnerships with higher education institutions, industry, and community organizations, while preparing students for postsecondary education and career success.

The Entertainment and Digital Media program and the Unmanned Aerial Systems program represents the best CTE programs in Utah.

The Davis Catalyst Center opened in January 2022 and offers many opportunities for students within a variety of CTE programs. The Davis Catalyst Center is a place where innovation, collaboration, and education meet. Students develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills by working in collaborative groups to complete real-world projects while being mentored by industry partners.

The Entertainment and Digital Media program and the Unmanned Aerial Systems program partners with businesses and industry partners to make meaningful connections for students. Students complete real-world projects and are connected with opportunities to work with local businesses and industry professionals. Students have received numerous awards for their excellence.

On September 21, 2022, these two Davis Catalyst Center programs were honored, by the CTE state director, for their excellence in action.