Friday, May 12, 2017

Dare To Be Different Award

Haley Smith, Christi Vanlandinghame & Mikayla Sullivan
The “Dare to Be Different” Award is given each year at the Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center to deserving students who have chosen to pursue an area of study in a non-traditional field.  This year’s students are Mikayla Sullivan & Haley Smith both of Louisville High School.  Mikayla has been a student at WLCTC for two years.  She studied Culinary Arts for two years and also attended Career Pathway Experience this year.  Mikayla is described by her teacher as the type of student that any teacher would love to have.  She is one who comes early and stays late.  She has participated in various community service projects and has worked many hours outside of school helping with projects for the program.  She competed in State competition this year for the FCCLA student organization, and she and her partner placed 2nd in the Chapter Service Project Display.  Haley has attended WLCTC for two years in the Welding program.  She has been very active in the SkillsUSA student organization where she competed in the Job Demonstration competition for two years.  She placed 3rd in District in 2016.  This year she placed 1st in District and 2nd in State.   She is described by her teacher as being a student that is always available to help with anything that is needed.  She is a hard worker and works well with other students.  Both of these students plan to continue their education at East Central Community College and will receive full tuition scholarships to pay for their school.  Pictured here with Mikayla and Haley is Student Services Coordinator, Christi VanLandingham.