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Career Center Names Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its January Students of the Month, Abigail and Bryce.

Abigail is a Warren senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program, and she is the daughter of Derek and Shannon of Marietta. At the Career Center, Abigail is a member of the SkillsUSA youth organization, held the office of president for her technical program last school year, and is currently vice president. She has received awards for the principal list and honor roll. At Warren High School, Abbey is active on the Varsity cheerleading team. Academically, she has or will take college credit courses for college algebra, English composition, and medical terminology. In the patient health care program, she is receiving a technical focus and learning skills for health science & technology, medical terminology, patient centered care, patient centered care & diagnostics, and principles of allied health medicine. In her technical program, Abbey has earned industry-recognized credentials and certifications for Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, Stop the Bleed, and the Ohio Department of Health – State Tested Nurse Assistant (STNA). Patient Health Care instructor, Heather Klintworth, nominated Abigail for this honor and commented, “Abbey acts as an advocate when classmates are having a hard time, regardless of the situation, and is willing to stay after school to help them understand a topic. She stays organized while juggling two schools and working long hours after school for her grandmother. Abbey is smart and strives to learn everything she can to be a great nurse one day.” Upon graduation, Abigail plans to attend Ohio University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in nursing.

Bryce is a Frontier senior enrolled in the Building Technology/Carpentry program, and he is the son of Eric and Elisha of Newport. At the Career Center, Bryce is a member of SkillsUSA and has been on the principal list and honor roll. Bryce is taking course offerings and learning skills for carpentry & masonry technical skills, construction safety & crew leadership, construction technology – core & sustainable construction, and structural systems. In his technical program, he has or will earn industry-recognized credentials for carpenter’s international training fund (CITF) and the occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) 10-hour training. In addition, he earned college credit for an academic course in college algebra. At Frontier High School, Bryce is active in basketball and loves to hunt during the in-season. English instructor, Chris Swarr, nominated Bryce for this honor and commented, “Bryce is a smart, timely hard worker who isn’t afraid to positively contribute to the classroom environment.” Bryce plans to attend enter a local union as an apprentice or directly into the workforce.



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