Please complete the form below to order your Graduation Supplies. Be sure to follow the instructions exactly as they appear. All questions are mandatory.
TCAT Knoxville’s Graduation Ceremony: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 at 6:00 PM
Location: Knoxville Civic Auditorium, 500 Howard Baker Jr. Drive, Knoxville, TN 37915
Order Your Cap & Gown June 22 and July 20 from 2 pm – 4 pm in Conference Room A. If you’re unable to attend on either date, please print and complete the TN College Order Form found below. The form can be mailed or dropped off to Balfour. The office is located at 6210 Anderson Ave. NW Knoxville, TN 37919. Balfour’s summer hours of operation are Monday – Thursday 9:30 am – 3:00 pm.
Payment is due in full at the time of ordering.
|Cap, Gown, and Tassel (Royal Blue)||$27.00|
|TOTAL||$43.00 (includes tax)|
If you need to purchase additional supplies, the cost is $3.55 for a tassel and $11.75 for a diploma cover.
Caps and gowns (royal blue) may be picked up after August 17, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Your diploma cover will be retained for disbursement during the graduation ceremony.
If you are a member of the following organizations, you have the option of ordering their graduation regalia (cords, medals, stoles, tassels. Please click the image to be open a new browser window with their respective stores:
SkillsUSA – https://www.skillsusastore.org/products?s=+Station
National Technical Horor Society – https://nths.org/product-category/graduation/graduation
SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America's high performance workers in public career and technical programs. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work -- high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service.
Your Campus Chapter: To find your campus chapter, visit the SkillsUSA Tennessee State Association. Students participate in various activities throughout the year including leadership training, community service, and competition.
Mission: SkillsUSA's mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens.
National Membership: More than 300,000 students and instructors join SkillsUSA annually, organized into more than 17,000 sections and 54 state and territorial associations. SkillsUSA has served more than 9.9 million members.
Partners: In 2009, more than 16,600 teachers and school administrators served as professional SkillsUSA members and instructors. More than 1,100 business, industry, and labor sponsors actively support SkillsUSA at the national level through financial aid, in-kind contributions, and involvement of their people in SkillsUSA activities. Many more work directly with state associations and local chapters.
National Technical Honors Society
NTHS is the acknowledged leader in the recognition of outstanding student achievement in career & technical education. Thousands of schools and colleges are affiliated with the Society. Member schools agree that NTHS encourages higher scholastic achievement, cultivates a desire for personal excellence, and helps top students find success in today's highly competitive workplace. Please visit https://www.nths.org/ for more details.
Outstanding Student of the Year
The Outstanding Student of the Year program is a statewide program that includes all 27 TCATs. The program was developed to select a student to serve as an ambassador for technical education in Tennessee. This program includes extensive nomination, application, and interview processes at the local, regional and state levels to determine the state-wide winner. During the selection process each student is required to deliver a speech to the selection committee on the impact of technical education in the student’s life.
Student Government Association
The Student Government Association (SGA) is the premier voice for the student body. Through SGA, students are able to get opinions heard, changes made, and ideas implemented to help make a difference on campus.
At SGA, students are the first priority and members constantly work to improve campus life and make the college a great place for students. Members also help implement activities at the school and keep classmates informed of calendar events, organizations, and competitions to help encourage and maintain campus enthusiasm.
To participate in the SGA, contact: