Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School RCS Senior Chris Rarick wires an external antenna with the assistance of teacher Ed Henson.

RCS Senior Chris Rarick, who attends the Capital Region BOCES Career and Technical School, is one of several students in Ed Henson’s Network Cabling Technician/Smart Home Technology program on the Schoharie Campus.

Launched with the start of the 2019-20 school year, seven students from five school districts are learning everything from network cabling using copper-based systems to applied systems integration to energy management systems and telephone systems. They are also earning industry certifications that advance them professionally.

Henson has taught the program since its inception after retiring from a 35-year career at Verizon.