The Washington County Career Center honors its December Students of the Month, Kendell and Mason.
Kendell is a Warren senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program. She is the daughter of Teresa of Vincent and the late Arlan.
At the Career Center, Kendell is a member the SkillsUSA youth organization, secretary for the National Technical Honor Society, secretary of her technical program, recycling coordinator for the Interact Club, and a Student Ambassador. Additionally, she was an active member of 4H for six years. Kendell has been on the Career Center’s Principal List as well as the W.I.S.H. List in meeting all three criteria for 3.0 GPA or higher, 95% attendance or higher, and no office referrals. Through College Credit Plus (CCP), she earned both high school and college credit in College Algebra, English Composition, and will be taking Principles of Chemistry I and Lab next semester. Through her technical program, she has earned certifications in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Kendell will sit for the State Tested Nursing Assistant exam in either late December or the first part of January 2018. English instructor, Sherm Koons, nominated her for this honor and commented on special traits and roles that Kendell carries such as diligent worker, great work ethic, and a class leader.
Upon graduation, Kendell plans to attend the University of Rio Grande to obtain a Bachelor’s Degree for radiology technician.
Mason is a Belpre senior enrolled in the Auto Mechanics program, and he is the son of Bill Matheny of Ithaca, New York and Darcy Lowry of Belpre.
Mason is a member of the Career Center’s SkillsUSA youth organization and holds the office of vice president for his technical program. He has been on the Career Center’s Merit Roll and Honor Roll as well as the W.I.S.H. list in meeting all three criteria for 3.0 GPA or higher, 95% attendance or higher, and no office referrals. Mason is a member of the Boys Scouts of America and recently received the rank of Eagle Scout. Both his father and uncle received this honor in 1994 and he is proud to follow their example. He is currently working on obtaining the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) industrial credential in which he has passed 8 out of 10 student certifications. He is confident to pass the last two before graduation. Through College Credit Plus (CCP), he earned both high school and college credit in College Algebra. Auto Mechanics instructor, Dave Everson, commented on special traits and roles that Mason carries such as helpful, great work ethic, good attendance, and a classroom leader.
Mason is currently employed at Smitty’s Pizza, in Belpre, as a cook. After graduating, he plans to enter directly into the workforce utilizing his auto mechanics skills. He also plans to enroll in Adult Technical Training to take the Heavy Equipment Operator course.