STUDENT OF THE MONTH
Grace is a Healthcare Science intern with Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Grace has had the opportunity to rotate through 4 different departments this semester which led her to the career decision of a dermatologist while interning in the Wound Clinic. Grace states, “I love the crazy wounds that I get to see at the clinic. No matter how gory or bloody or even smelly they may be, I just can’t seem to look away from the wound when a patient is in the room because it is so interesting to me!” Grace is also part of Honors Work-Based Learning Afternoon Cohort where she has assumed the leadership position of working with Our Neighbor’s Place, Inc. in their community service initiative. She has helped to organize guest speakers, Christmas parties with the residents and food donations all to benefit this local organization. She is excited to continue to partner with them throughout the rest of the year. Grace is striving to earn her soft skills certification GeorgiaBEST and displays the War Eagle Way by always completing her tasks with a smile on her face and a “go-getter” attitude. Her mentors state that her attendance, attitude and adaptability are some of her greatest strengths. Great job Grace, we are so very proud of you!
Chestatee High School
Northeast Georgia Medical Center
James Stoudenmire is a very responsible and dependable young man with a great work ethic. He reports to his work placement at Kubota each morning at 6:45 am. James currently is vital member of the wrestling team at EHHS. He recently won “King of the Mountain” in Towns County. James is looking to pursue his education in Criminal Justice. He has been offered a wrestling scholarship from Brewton Parker and has other schools talking with James. His mentor identified James’ major strengths as “Listening all the time when to be told to do something and takes initiative to help others. James shows great character and is a great team leader.”
East Hall High School
Flowery Branch High School
Brian is a Senior at FBHS. He is an intern at Mundy Mill Dental in Oakwood, GA. Brian is pursuing a career in dentistry. Brian is also earning his Ga Best Elite Certificate.
Dr. Mike Martin stated that “Brian is an excellent person to be around” and one of the “best interns he has had.” Great Job! #wblworks
Mundy Mill Dental
Davis is an Honors WBL student and is interning at ZF. His career goal is to obtain a degree in Engineering, and he is in the MOWR program with Lanier Tech.
Davis exhibits excellent employability skills and receives high praise from his mentor. “Davis does quality work on the projects he is part of and continues to go beyond what he is asked to do to ensure a quality job being done.”
Flowery Branch High School
Grecia is a Senior who serves an internship at Chestnut Mountain Elementary School. She has taken Early Childhood Education I. She also works at Home Goods.
“Grecia is very responsible and helpful in class. The students love her and she seems to naturally recognize when to help students.”
-Laura Bowers, teacher, 25-years
Chestnut Mtn. Elementary
“Grecia is always willing to help and takes on many responsibilities outside of her primary job assignment. She can operate any part of the store.”
-Michael Young, Manager
Johnson High School
Chestnut Mountain Elementary
Libby is a Senior who is completing her 2nd year internship at Riverbend Elementary. She has completed the Teaching As A Profession pathway. Libby plans to pursue a career elementary education and is gaining valuable experience through her internship in a classroom setting. She is also learning employability skills thru Work-Based Learning.
Great Job Libby!
North Hall High School
West Hall High School
Jennifer is an honors WBL students who is also a credit analyst for First Approval Source in Buford, GA. Jennifer is interested in pursuing a career in business. She is a hardworking, punctual student who is savvy in business and computer software and also has an impeccable work ethic. Keep up the good work, Jennifer!
First Approval Source