St. Croix Regional Technical Center Student Of The Year


Riley Sluzenski

Calais High School

Computer Electronics/ Business Management Student

In a ceremony at Lewiston Regional Technical Center on April 29, students from Maine’s Career and Technical Education schools were recognized for outstanding contributions in the field of career and technical education. 

St. Croix Regional Technical Center’s student of the year recipient, Riley Sluzenski, was presented this award by Dr. Donald Cannan, Executive Director of the Maine Association of Career and Technical Education (MACTE). Selection of student of the year is based on the student’s career goals, personal interview and portfolio, community service, attendance, and promotion of SCRTC and career and technical education. 

Riley has been an active student of SCRTC.  She is the president of her chapter of SkillsUSA and has served as a state SkillsUSA officer for two years. She competed in Related Technical Math for three years, earning a bronze and two silver medals. She is also a member of NTHS.  She also wrote an essay about SkillsUSA and CTE that was published by Maine Public on their Raise Your Voice campaign.

Riley has been enrolled in SCRTC’s Computer Electronics/ Business Management for two years.  She plans on attending Boston College this fall, where she will be studying Accounting. Riley is the daughter of Anne and Stanley Sluzenski of Charlotte.