The Washington County Career Center honors its October Students of the Month, Kaitlin Dennis and Slone Lang.
Kaitlin Dennis is a Marietta senior enrolled in the Health Information Technology program, and she is the daughter of Doug and Diane Dennis of Marietta.
At the Career Center, Dennis is a member the Business Professionals of America (BPA) youth organization where she holds the office of vice president. Additionally, she is a member of the Career Center's student council, interact club, and she is the class president in her program. She has received awards for all A's and B's honor Roll, all B's merit roll, and Outstanding Health Information Technology Student. Dennis received an "Excellent" rating on her Tech Prep Showcase project last school year which pertained to drug abuse. During her junior year, she participated in the BPA Regional Competition, where she placed second in Fundamental Word Processing Skills and second in Administrative Support Team. Health Information Technology instructor, Lynette Snyder, commented on special traits and roles that Dennis carries such as hard working, timely, and accurate.
Upon graduation, Dennis plans to attend Washington State Community College to receive an associate degree as a medical assistant.
Slone Lang is a Fort Frye senior enrolled in the Building Technology/Carpentry program, and he is the son of Kelly and Lucinda Lang of Waterford.
Lang is a member of the Career Center's SkillsUSA youth organization and National Technical Honor Society. He has received awards for the all A's principal list, Outstanding Building Technology/Carpentry Student, Outstanding Chemistry Student, Outstanding Math Student, and Outstanding English 11 Student. Lang has completed a Dual Credit Chemistry course and is currently in a Dual Credit Math course which gives him both high school and college credit. At Fort Frye High School, he was active in both track and cross country. Math instructor, Evan Schaad, commented on special traits and roles that Lang carries such as exceptional, mature, focused, and committed to education.
Lang works in the summer for his father's business, Kelly Lang Contractors, as a laborer. After graduation, he plans to continue working with his father where he and his brother, Corey, will one day take over the family business.