• HHHS Career Academy Mission and Vision


    Mission:  Provide students with the skills necessary to be successful citizens, employees and leaders in the local community.


    Vision:  Each graduate from Hunter Huss will have a strong academic and career pathway, with skills to succeed in their path via college, workforce, or military.



    Our Academy Model


    Career Academy Model PROGRAM AREAS


    Family & Human Services

    Academic Courses:  Foods 1 & 2, Parent & Child, Early Childhood 1 & 2

    Current Internship Opportunities:  Pleasant Ridge Elementary, First Baptist Daycare, and many local restaurants (135 hours)

    Industry Certifications:  WorkKeys, ServSafe, First Aid/CPR

    Possible Career Path: Chef, Sous Chef, Hotel Managers, Restaurant Managers, Convention Planners, Social Workers, Childcare Workers, Mental Health Counselors


    Industrial Design

    Academic Courses: Core & Sustainable, Construction 1, Construction 2, Manufacturing 1, Manufacturing 2

    Current Internship Opportunities:  Gastonia Sheet Metal, Roechling, A&E, Dixon, Pharr

    Industry Certifications:  NCCER, CPT, Workkeys

    Possible Career Path: Architects, Carpenters, Technicians, Plumbers, Security & Fire Alarm Systems, Packaging, Processing


    Health & Public Service

    Academic Courses:  Health Team Relations, Health Sciences 1 & 2, Nurse-Aid, Biomedical, Public Safety, EMT 1 & 2, Fire 1,2, and 3

    Current Internship Opportunities:  Caromont Regional, Belaire Health Center, GEMS, Gastonia Fire Dept

    Industry Certifications:  WorkKeys, First Aid/CPR, Certified Nursing Assistant, 21/23 Fire Certifications, EMT Basic

    Possible Career Path:  Nurse, firefighters, paralegals, forensics, EMT, paramedics, criminal investigators


    Business & Information Technologies

    Academic Courses:  Microsoft Word, Excel, Multimedia, Scientific Visualization, Game Art Design, Entrepreneurship, Personal Finance

    Industry Certifications:  WorkKeys, MITA A, MITA B, Conover Career Readiness

    Possible Career Path:Graphic Designers, Editors, Technical Writers, Photographers, Human Resources, Public Relations, Bookkeeping, Accounting.