STUDENT OF THE MONTH
Cherokee Bluff High School
Brody is a Junior who interns with the Gwinnett Stripers Baseball Club. He is pursuing the Sports & Entertainment Marketing Pathway and is working toward Georgia BEST certification. Brody’s career goal is to work with a college or professional sports team after earning his degree from either UGA, UNG, or Georgia Southwestern.
Brody’s mentor states “He is doing a wonderful job and assists wherever he is needed!”
Great Job, Brody!
Crosby interns at Lance Animal Hospital for an average of 15 hours each week. Some of Crosby’s tasks include filling prescriptions, taking temperatures, observing surgeries, setting up fecals and reading results via microscope. Crosby states, “I love the fact that I am on the road to my dream job. Knowing that I am not just sitting around in a high school class that doesn’t help me with my future career goals brings me a lot of relief. Getting to make connections and learn direct skills is so beneficial. I love getting to watch surgeries and ask the vets questions, as well as working with clients. I love being a part of this program, it is the highlight of my Senior year!”
Crosby’s mentors states “Crosby always completes her tasks with passion and she works well with others here at the clinic. She is eager to learn and we love having her here!”
Congratulations Crosby !
Chestatee High School
Lance Animal Hospital
Bailey Seymour is a junior honors student, and is currently doing an internship at Freedom Transportation. Through Work Based Learning, she has been given the opportunity to expand her resume while also learning key information and skills needed for the business world. Bailey has been dancing since the age of three, and currently trains five days a week as a part of the Gainesville Ballet’s senior company.
After she graduates, Bailey plans to continue dancing with Ballet Magnificat in their professional company. While dancing professionally in Mississippi, Bailey intends to attend Belhaven University and obtain a business management degree. Bailey then wants to move back to Georgia and open up her own pre-professional dance studio.
East Hall High School
Anna is the Work-Based Learning Student of the Month for November 2018! She is a Senior and Dual Enrolled and also currently interning at ZF Industries.
Anna is pursuing a career in Mechanical Engineering and is completing soft skill lessons to earn the Georgia Best Certificate!
Flowery Branch High School
Sarah is a junior who interns at World Language Academy. She is completing the Early Childhood Education Pathway and is working toward Georgia BEST certification. Sarah is using her Spanish skills to converse with students at WLA and is interning with various grade levels. She is passionate about helping children and wants to teach Spanish abroad for a year in Latin America.
Sarah’s mentor states “She is fabulous and a great help in the classroom!”
World Language Academy
Flowery Branch High School
“Kimberly is a great listener and takes direction well. She is pleasant to work along side.” ~ Oncology Staff, S5E, NGHS “Kimberly is willing to learn and demonstrates strong communication skills.” ~Perioperative Staff, NGHS
Great Job, Kimberly!
Kimberly is a Healthcare Pathway Completer
Johnson High School
Northeast Georgia Health Systems
Terrell Malone, a senior at LCCA, is employed with Lanier Carts & Outdoor in Gainesville, Georgia. Terrell is an Agriculture Mechanics student on track to graduate a year early with a desire to train for a career in the aviation maintenance field.
When realizing the opportunities he has with mechanics and small engine repair at Lanier Carts, Terrell decided to remain at LCCA for the year and work on his mechanical skill set and continue with the WBL program.
Terrell’s employment as a work-based learning student with Lanier Carts & Outdoor is providing excellent training motors in addition to the transferable soft skills that ALL employees must exhibit.
We look forward to what the future brings for this standout student!
Lanier College & Career Academy
Lanier Carts & Outdoor
Poultry Technical Services
Leah is a Senior who works at Poultry Technical Services in Gainesville. She is currently completing two Agriculture pathways (Agricultural Mechanics & Veterinary Science). Leah plans to pursue a career in Avian Veterinary Science (specializing in the treatment of birds) and is gaining valuable experience on her current job. She is also learning employability skills thru Work-Based Learning.
North Hall High School
West Hall High School
Jacob is an intern at the Hall County Fire Department. He is a pathway completer in Healthcare Science and holds certifications in CPR and Emergency Medical Responders. He is also pursuing his GeorgiaBEST certification.
Jacob's mentor, Captain Zach Brackett stated, "Jacob is naturally enthusiastic and shows a true love for firefighting."
Great job, Zach!
Hall County Fire Department