The Washington County Career Center honors its March Students of the Month, Lindsay and Jacob
Lindsay is a Fort Frye senior enrolled in the Digital Marketing program, and she is the daughter of Andy and Liza of Beverly.
At the Career Center, Lindsay is a member of the Business Professionals of America (BPA) youth organization, Interact Club, National Technical Honor Society (NTHS), and Student Council. She is the Treasurer for her technical program and Historian for NTHS. In BPA, Lindsay competed last school year at the State level in the category Presentation Management Individual. This year, she competed and placed first at the Regional level in the category of Advanced Interview Skills. Once again, she will compete at State on March 12-13, in Columbus. As a Student Ambassador, she is responsible for acting as a liaison between the Career Center and Fort Frye High School. In addition, she is gaining leadership skills by promoting the Career Center during its recruitment process as well as giving tours and guidance at scheduled events and with incoming visitors. She has received awards for Principal List, 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 earned industry-recognized credentials for Internet Core Competency (IC3) and the Adobe Creative Cloud: Photoshop and Dreamweaver. In academics, she has earned high school and college credits for American History, American National Government, College Algebra, Introduction to Nutrition, Psychology, and Statistics. At Fort Frye High School, Lindsay is a member and holds the office of Treasurer for the National Honor Society. She is also active in cheerleading and softball. Additionally, she is the secretary for the Muskingum Valley Leo’s, for which she has been a member of the last six years. Digital Marketing instructor, Lynette Snyder, nominated her for this honor and commented on special traits and roles that Lindsay carries such as hardworking and a team leader.
Lindsay is employed as a crew member at McDonald’s in Beverly. Upon graduation, she plans to attend Shawnee State University to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Business Management.
Jacob is a Marietta senior enrolled in the Landscape Construction & Turf Management program, and he is the son of Michael of Marietta and Royetta of Newport.
At the Career Center, Jacob is a member of Student Council and is the Chapter President for the FFA youth organization. He has received awards for Principal List, 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 his technical program, Jacob earned industry-recognized credentials for the Interim Ohio Certified Nursery Technician (OCNT) – Landscape, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) – Core and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – 10-Hour Training. Last summer, he worked for the Career Center as a groundskeeper. At Marietta High School, he is active in both golf and tennis. Landscape Construction & Turf Management instructor, Jason Lipot, nominated him for this honor and commented on special traits and roles that Jacob carries such as hardworking, polite, goal-oriented, and an outstanding student and employee.
This fall, Jacob plans to attend Hocking Technical College to obtain an associate degree in Natural Resources Law Enforcement.
Photos: Lindsay, Jacob