Ulster BOCES means different things to different people. For Henry Spencer, a 2020 graduate of the Ellenville Central School District, Ulster BOCES was a supportive, nurturing environment where he was not afraid to ask for help and learned to set many personal goals.
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Ulster BOCES led Andy Leonard to enroll in a world-class culinary school and a college summer externship in a professional kitchen in Montana.
For Ayaka Guido, a young chef who bested celebrity chef Bobby Flay at his own game on his wildly popular Food Network culinary competition series, "Beat Bobby Flay," Ulster BOCES was the magic ingredient in her success story.
Ulster BOCES helped propel Antonio Pedrosa from an entry-level job to a managerial position.
Ulster BOCES helped Emaly Baum grow as both a person and a hairstylist, ultimately leading to becoming a business owner.
Ulster BOCES gave Taylor Mott the chance to earn an associate’s degree at no cost and the opportunity to jumpstart a successful career before graduating.
Ema Marter would up behind the controls of an airplane at age 16, thanks to the Ulster BOCES Career & Technical Center’s Aviation program.
Ulster BOCES gave Emily Kellogg a friendly, supportive environment that helped nurture her interest in the culinary industry.