Like us on Facebook  Follow us on Twitter Spring 2016




Schneider HeadshotIt hasn't felt much like spring time during the last few weeks, but our calendar indicates it is! Despite the gray skies and seemingly endless rain, our campuses are in bloom and students are starting to make their summer plans. We had a wildly successful student competition season. Click here to see a list of our winners.

In other news, the Health Science Academy has made the esteemed US News and World Report's Best High Schools List. Adding to the options for full-time high school programs offered by MCTS, we're extremely excited to welcome our first class of 9th graders to the Academy of Culinary Arts this September. For more information, click here
MCTS Earns Bronze on US News and World Report High School List
US News & World Report's 2016 America's Best High Schools list now includes Mercer County Technical Schools' Assunpink Center, home to the Health Science AcademyWe're thrilled to be among the best high schools in the country. Learn more.
Teachers Honored for Excellence

The Mercer County Technical School District is pleased to announce Sam Bell of Willingboro, New Jersey and Tom O'Brien ofSouthampton, New Jersey, as honorees of the 2015-2016 Governor's Teacher Recognition Program. In addition, Dave Nash of Princeton Junction, District CEC/Co-Op Coordinator, was recognized as an outstanding educational services professional. Learn more.
HSA Senior Named Finalist in US Presidential Scholars Program

Tanishq Sai Goribidanur of Hamilton, a graduating senior at Mercer County Technical Schools' Health Science Academy, has been named one of 689 semifinalists in the 2016 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. The semifinalists were selected from nearly 4,700 candidates expected to graduate from U.S. high schools in 2016. Read more.
SkillsUSA & Ryder Diesel Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Thomas Distelcamp of Hightstown on being selected to receive a 2016 SkillsUSA and Ryder Diesel Scholarship! This scholarship was established through a partnership with Ryder System, Inc., to recognize outstanding SkillsUSA members who are continuing their education in Diesel Equipment Technology. Thomas has been awarded a one-time $1,000 scholarship toward college/postsecondary training.
Nash Wins Region I Advisor of the Year

Mr. Nash, SLE Coordinator, has been selected as the SkillsUSA Region I Advisor of the Year! Mr. Nash was selected based on his dedication to the organization and his many accomplishments as a career and technical education instructor. Mr. Nash will be recognized at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Kentucky this June. 
HSA Senior Wins NJPSA Scholarship

Aparna Naik of Pennington, was one of 25 high school seniors selected to receive the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association's (NJPSA) Student Leadership Scholarship. Aparna earned the award for her work as a student leader in the Health Science Academy. Aparna and Ms. Benoit, Assunpink Center Supervisor, attended a luncheon at NJPSA earlier this month where awards were distributed. 
Students Attend PPPL Young Women's Conference in STEM

STEM Academy and Health Science Academy 9th grade girls attended the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory's Young Women's Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) at Princeton University's Frick Chemistry Laboratory to learn about how fun and fulfilling science can be through a myriad of hands-on activities, demonstrations, and talks by female scientists.

Sign up for the NJ Department of Education's Family Connection Enewsletter here.
MSA CESS logo   

The Mercer County Technical School District guarantees equal opportunity to all, regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, affectional or sexual orientation, or disability.




Enewsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

Video Gallery

The Honorable
Brian M. Hughes
County Executive
Hon. Ann M. Cannon

Hon. Pasquale "Pat" Colavita, Jr.
 Vice Chair

Hon. Anthony P. Carabelli

Hon. John A. Cimino

Hon. Samuel T. Frisby 
Hon. Andrew Koontz
Hon. Lucylle R. S. Walter





Mr. Albert W. Pitman


 Mr. John Zoller

Vice President


Ms. Judith Iszard

Board Member 


Ms. Yolanda Stinger

Board Member   


Dr. Laura C. Morana

Interim Executive County Superintendent


Ms. Tanya Dawson

Business Administrator/

Board Secretary


Ms. Deborah Donnelly

Assistant Business Administrator






Dr. Kimberly J. Schneider
Acting Principal, Arthur R. Sypek Center


Ms. Dana Hice DePugh

Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction   


Ms. Sharon Nemeth


Assunpink Center

Health Careers Center


Ms. Mary Smith-Jones


Adult Evening School


 Ms. Kelly Pike


Health Careers Center


Ms. Lori Perlow

Admissions Officer/Community Liaison



Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter