What school means to Tech High students
From left are Washington County Technical High School students David Seredich, Tyler Notarianni Stephens, Alexa Mills, Daphne Bryant, Kayla Vigrass and Sydney Smith. (Submitted photo / April 22, 2012)
Alexa Mills is a senior in the biomedical class at Tech High. Alexa said she feels that Tech High has provided her with the tools and information in making her career choice of becoming a physician’s assistant. Alexa plans to attend Saint Francis University, where she received a scholarship for the five-year master’s program. She plans to be in the physician’s assistant program. After she obtains her master’s degree, she hopes to start her career in a private practice.
David Seredich is a senior in the pre-engineering class at Tech High.
David said his class has helped him improve on his ability to work as a team and also attributes his class at Tech High for helping him narrow his major to computer science. David plans to attend UMBC and dreams of becoming a computer software engineer, working for Google or Microsoft.
Daphne Bryant is a senior in the biomedical class at Tech High. Daphne feels that Tech High has helped her grow more confidence in herself and mold her into a leader. Bryant is a Skills-USA officer, yearbook editor and CTE ambassador. Tech High has also played a vital part with Daphne’s career choices, she said.
She said it has also influenced her decision on the college she plans to attend and the selection of her major. Daphne plans to attend Penn State University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology and biochemistry.
She hopes to work for the National Cancer Institute as a geneticist.
Tyler Notarianni Stephens is a senior in the biomedical class at Tech High. While at Tech High, Tyler has been able to have hands-on experience that he could not have received at his home school.
He has gained an impressive résumé for college and by doing so. he has been accepted to Rochester Institute of Technology. He plans to get his bachelor’s degree and master’s degree in biomedical sciences and become a biomedical engineer.
Kayla Vigrass is a junior in the cosmetology program at Tech High. Kayla believes that Tech High has given her a positive outlook on her future with giving her a head start on her career choice of becoming a cosmetologist.
She feels that Tech High has taught her the meaning of professionalism and responsibility. Kayla plans to attend college and obtain an associate degree in business management.
Her future plan is to own and operate her own hair salon.
Sydney Smith is a senior in the digital communication program at Tech High.
While at Tech High, Sydney’s grades have improved tremendously. She is ranked 35th out of 214, and feels she has learned life and business skills.
Sydney was able to greatly advance her skills in photography and video production. Sydney plans to attend Mount Olive College, majoring in sports management and minoring in marketing, and hopes to become an agent and manage professional athletes.