Career Center Names Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its January Students of the Month, Stephanie and Dylan.


Stephanie is a Fort Frye senior enrolled in the Digital Marketing program, and she is the daughter of Tracy of Waterford.


Stephanie is a member of the Career Center’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) youth organization, National Technical Honor Society and the class treasurer of her technical program. She also serves the office of BPA Historian. She has received awards for the Honor Roll and is an Energy Bus Driver member for meeting all three criteria for 3.0 GPA or higher, 95% attendance or higher, and no office referrals. Through her technical program, she is earning certifications in through the Adobe Creative Cloud software. At Fort Frye High School, Stephanie is active in the color guard. Digital Marketing instructor, Lynette Snyder, nominated Stephanie for this honor and had the following to say, “Stephanie is very conscientious about her schoolwork. She demonstrates responsibility in double-checking work and having it turned in on time. She is not afraid to ask questions when needed. She gets along well with her peers and doesn’t make waves within the group. Stephanie has a great attendance record.”


After graduation, Stephanie plans to attend Washington State Community College to obtain an associate degree in business management and then transfer to obtain a bachelor’s degree.


Dylan is a Belpre senior enrolled in the Sports Medicine & Exercise Science program, and he is the son of Jim and Beth of Belpre.


Dylan is a member of the Career Center’s SkillsUSA youth organization. He has received awards for Honor Roll as well as being an Energy Bus Driver member for meeting all three criteria for 3.0 GPA or higher, 95% attendance or higher, and no office referrals. He currently has earned or is enrolled in both high school and college credit courses for Introduction to Nutrition, Management of Athletic Injuries, Medical Terminology I&II, Personal Fitness Concepts, and Resistance Training.


In Sports Medicine & Exercise Science, Dylan is receiving a technical focus and learning skills for anatomy and physiology; biomechanics; employability skills; exercise prescription; fitness assessment; health and physical fitness; injury and disease; medical terminology; rehabilitation treatment, sport and exercise nutrition; and sports psychology. Additionally, he earned industrial credentials and certifications in Stop the Bleed, Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid and Automated External Defibrillator (AED) during her junior year. In May 2021, he will sit for the Physical Therapy Technician Certification (PTTC) exam. Sports Medicine & Exercise Science instructor, Lauren Copen, nominated Dylan for this honor and had the following to say, “Dylan always goes above and beyond to help his classmates and me. He’s extremely kind and generous.”


Dylan has committed to attend the University of Mount Union, in Alliance, Ohio, and play football while obtaining a bachelor’s degree in exercise science. He aspires to become a physical therapist.

Photos: Stephanie, Dylan

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