Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School (also known as Upper Cape Tech, UCT, or simply Upper Cape) is a public vocational-technical high school located in Bourne, Massachusetts. Opened in 1966, it serves over 720 students in 15 vocational areas of study. The school is approved by the Massachusetts Department of Education to offer Chapter 74 technical programs.

As a regional school, Upper Cape Cod Tech functions as its own district and serves students from five nearby communities, all of which are located in the Upper Cape region of Cape Cod. Upper Cape Tech serves students from the towns of Bourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, Wareham, and Marion.

The school's mascot is the Rams, and the school's colors are Royal Blue and White, with Red as an accent color.

Upper Cape Tech also hosts Doran Park, home field of the Cape Cod Baseball League's Bourne Braves.

Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical High School, Bourne MA
Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School
Location
220 Sandwich Road,
Bourne, Massachusetts
Information
TypePublic
Established1964
SuperintendentRobert Dutch
PrincipalRoger Forget
Grades9-12
Enrollment709 (2016-17)[1]
Color(s)Blue & White         
MascotRams
RivalsCape Cod Tech, Pope John Paul II High, Bourne, Old Colony
Budget$15,882,110 total
$22,806 per pupil
(2016)[3]
Communities servedBourne, Falmouth, Sandwich, Wareham, Marion
Website

Technical programs

Upper Cape Tech currently offers 15 vocational and technical shop programs to students. The offered shops are listed below:

  • Automotive Collision Repair
  • Automotive Technology
  • Carpentry
  • Cosmetology
  • Culinary Arts
  • Electrical
  • Engineering Technology
  • Environmental Science & Technology
  • Health Technology
  • Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
  • Horticulture & Landscape Contracting
  • Information Technology
  • Marine Technology
  • Plumbing & Heating

Athletics

Upper Cape fielded its first football team after the co-op with Bourne High School was disbanded in 2010. They went 4-4 under a JV schedule and played their first varsity game on November 22, 2010 against Cape Cod Regional Technical High School. Upper Cape fielded a varsity team in 2011 and joined the Mayflower League. Upper Cape began a Thanksgiving Day rivalry with Cape Cod Regional Technical High School in 2011. In Upper Cape Tech's first varsity season, the team finished with a 2-8 record. Upper Cape also fielded a JV and Freshman football team that fall.

In 2012, in just the football team's second varsity season, the Rams finished the regular season with a 9-1 record and won the Mayflower Small League Championship. They clinched a berth in the Massachusetts Division 5 State Championship game against Dorchester, who came into the game undefeated at 10-0. Led by their All-State running back Jon Dumont, the Rams beat Dorchester by a score of 22-8, winning their first state championship in football. The win was also Upper Cape's first state championship in any sport in the school's history. The Rams finished the season with a 10-1 record and were ranked 25th in the state.

The football team has continued to assert itself as a strong small school program, qualifying for the playoffs again in 2013.

In 2016, the football team won their first Vocational Small State Championship by defeating Blue Hills by a score of 22-14.

Upper Cape Tech offers numerous sports for students. Listed below are the sports that Upper Cape offers to students.

Fall

  • Football
  • Boys' Soccer
  • Girls' Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Cross-Country
  • Golf
  • Cheerleading

Winter

  • Boys' Basketball
  • Girls' Basketball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Cheerleading

Spring

  • Baseball
  • Softball
  • Lacrosse

References

  1. ^ "Upper Cape Cod Vocational Technical". National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved February 18, 2019.
  2. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/sat.aspx
  3. ^ http://profiles.doe.mass.edu/statereport/ppx.aspx

External links

Coordinates: 41°44′43.4″N 70°34′43.6″W / 41.745389°N 70.578778°W

Bourne, Massachusetts

Bourne ( BORN) is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 19,754 at the 2010 census.For geographic and demographic information on specific parts of the town of Bourne, please see the articles on Bourne (CDP), Buzzards Bay, Monument Beach, Pocasset, Sagamore, and Sagamore Beach.

Bourne Braves

The Bourne Braves are a collegiate summer baseball team based in Bourne, Massachusetts. The team is a member of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL) and plays in the league's Western Division. The Braves play their home games at Doran Park on the campus of Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School in Bourne. The Braves are owned and operated by the non-profit Bourne Athletic Association.

The Braves won their first and only CCBL championship in 2009 when they defeated the Cotuit Kettleers two games to none to win the best of three championship series. The Braves and the Brewster Whitecaps joined the CCBL in 1988 as expansion teams, bringing the number of teams in the league to its current ten. The team has been led since 2003 by field manager Harvey Shapiro.

Doran Park (ballpark)

Doran Park is a baseball venue in Bourne, Massachusetts, home to the Bourne Braves of the Cape Cod Baseball League and the Upper Cape Cod Regional Technical School, (Upper Cape Tech). It was renamed Doran Park in memory of long-time baseball fan and Sagamore resident, George Doran, Sr. It is also the centerpiece of the entire Barry J. Motta Athletic Complex at Upper Cape Tech.

On Sunday, July 8, 2007, an event celebrating the dedication of Doran Park was held prior to the Bourne Braves baseball game. Almost a year later, on June 11, 2008, the Bourne Braves held a lighting celebration to commemorate Doran Park’s new minor league caliber lights, a gift from the Doran family. Beginning with the 2008 season, the Bourne Braves Monday to Saturday home games started at 7 pm with Sunday games remaining a 2 pm start. Among the speakers at the lighting ceremony was former Braves’ and Red Sox ball player Lou Merloni.

Marion, Massachusetts

Marion is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 4,907 at the 2010 census.For geographic and demographic information on the village of Marion Center, please see the article Marion Center, Massachusetts.

Wareham, Massachusetts

Wareham (, WAIR-əm) is a town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States. As of the 2010 census, the town had a population of 21,822.

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