Students of the Month at WCCC

The Washington County Career Center honors its February Students of the Month, Mary Kaltenbach and Jacob Scott.

Kaltenbach is a Warren senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program, and she is the daughter of Christopher and Sherri Kaltenbach of Bartlett.

At the Career Center, Kaltenbach is a member of National Technical Honor Society and the SkillsUSA youth organization. She has received awards for All A’s Principal List, All A’s & B’s Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance, Outstanding Patient Health Care Student, and Outstanding English Student. At Warren High School, Kaltenbach was a volunteer for the Barlow-Vincent Homework Hotline. In her technical program, she has earned certifications for CPR, First Aid, and State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA). Patient Health Care instructor, Emma Otstot, nominated her for this honor and commented on special traits and roles that Kaltenbach carries such as pleasant personality, positive attitude, strong work ethics, and determination to succeed. English instructor, Sherm Koons, also nominated her and gives her kudos for being an exemplary student. He comments, “Mary adds to the classroom discussion and is astute in her observations. She is one of my “A” students and takes her education seriously.”

Kaltenbach is currently working at McDonald’s as a crew member. Upon graduation, she plans to attend the either Washington State Community College or Hocking Technical College to obtain her associate degree as an RN. From there, she aspires to attend Ohio University to obtain her bachelor’s in science and nursing.

Scott is a Warren senior enrolled in the Sports Medicine & Exercise Science program, and he is the son of Darren and Sheila Scott of Vincent.

At the Career Center, Scott has earned awards for the All A’s and B’s Honor Roll. He is a member of the SkillsUSA youth organization and is a Student Ambassador. Scott obtained his Certified Fitness Trainer certificate (CFT) at the end of his junior year through his program and the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). Additionally, he’s obtained his CPR and First Aid certifications. At Warren High School, Scott’s been active in varsity football, varsity baseball, and FFA. Through radio channel 100.9, he was honored as “Football Player of the Week.” Sports Medicine & Exercise Science instructor, Lauren Copen, nominated him for this honor and commented on special traits and roles that Scott carries such as focused, mature, and a leader on and off the field.

Scott has applied and is awaiting acceptance letters to both Marietta College and Mount Union University to attend and obtain his bachelor’s in athletic training and master’s as a physician’s assistant.