MARIETTA — The Washington County Career Center has named its students of the month for March, Breanna Hill and Kevin Wallace.
Hill is a Fort Frye senior enrolled in the digital marketing program. She is the daughter of Joshua and Amanda Hill of Beverly.
At the Career Center, Hill is a member of the Business Professionals of America youth organization, National Technical Honor Society, and is the class secretary for its technical program. Through BPA, she participated in web design at the state level in Columbus. Hill has obtained or could obtain industry-recognized references for Adobe Creative Cloud: DreamWeaver, Illustrator, PhotoShop, Premier Pro; Google AdWords; Google Analytics; Microsoft Office specialist: OneNote, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word; and Rise Up – Retail: Operations and Profits, Customer Service and Sales, Fundamentals of the Retail Industry. Hill receives a technical concentration and learning skills for business administration marketing, business foundations, digital marketing and management, and marketing principles. Digital Marketing Instructor, Lynette Snyder, said “Breanna is an exemplary student with an exceptional attitude towards work. She is always ready to help another student when needed and gets along well with everyone in the class.
After graduating, Hill plans to enter the workforce. She applied to work at Zide’s Sports Shop as part of the Career Center’s Early Placement Program.
Wallace is a Marietta senior enrolled in the masonry program. He is the son of Martin and Kim Wallace of Marietta.
At the Career Center, Wallace is a member of the youth organization SkillsUSA, National Technical Honor Society, and is the class parliamentarian for its technical program. He placed third in the local SkillsUSA competition for masonry. Kevin has received awards for the Career Center Master List, Honor Roll, and Merit Roll. At Marietta High School, he is an active athlete in baseball, basketball, and football. He also plays in the Summer League baseball, is a Boy Scout, and volunteers at various local events through the First Church of the Nazarene in Marietta.
In his technical program, Wallace earned industry-recognized credentials for the National Center for Construction Education and Research – Core & Level 1 as well as Occupational Safety and Health Administration – 10-Hour Training. He takes course offerings and learns skills for: concrete and residential masonry, construction safety and team leadership, construction technology – basic and durable construction, and masonry – brick and block. Masonry instructor, Casey Strahler, commented, “Kevin does extra work in the classroom as well as volunteers outside of school. He greatly deserves this honor.
Wallace plans after graduation to enter the workforce directly or attend a college of business management and marketing.