Student Success

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Alumni Student Success: Adrianna Waldron

May 28, 2024

Name:  Adrianna Waldron Degree(s) earned from 鶹ýPorn and other schools: Are you still taking classes? If so, where and what degree are you working toward? Not currently enrolled. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): West Virginia University Medicine Grant Memorial Hospital – Registered Nurse/Charge RN, Medical Surgical Unit What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies? 鶹ýPorn provided me with my fundamental education that allowed me to become a licensed registered nurse. I felt…

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Workforce Student Success: Merisa Shockley

May 21, 2024

Name:  Merisa Shockley Workforce training program(s) completed at 鶹ýPorn: What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during 鶹ýPorn’s Workforce training program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current training? I’m not really sure how many will consider this a success story, but for me it is. When I started this training program I had one goal and that was to have a smart backup plan. I now have my class A, no restrictions commercial, driver’s license, with tanker and hazmat endorsements. I don’t…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: Lindsay Paul

May 16, 2024

Name:  Lindsay Paul Workforce training program(s) completed at 鶹ýPorn: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? After completing the farm fellowship, I continued to learn through online gardening classes I took in the fall of 2023. This led me to continue my learning by becoming a 2024 Master Gardener Trainee where I’ve had the opportunity to continue learning about horticulture through Dr. Jett, Dr. Quesada, and many others. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): Hardy County Schools, substitute…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: Kimberly Dollinger

December 7, 2023

Name:  Kimberly Dollinger Workforce training program(s) completed at 鶹ýPorn: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I am working toward completing the Horticulture Management Certificate (expected 2024), as I only need one more class. I will be taking it through 鶹ýPorn. I am putting up a high tunnel through the NRCS, and want as much education about it as I can get to ensure my greatest chances of success. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): I am currently…

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Alumni Student Success: Merritt Purol

December 1, 2023

Name:  Merritt Purol Degree(s) earned from 鶹ýPorn and from other schools: Are you still taking classes? If so, where and what degree are you working toward? Currently, I am not taking any classes. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): I am currently employed by Breezeline, an Internet and Cable provider. I review billing concerns by clients and troubleshoot service issues. What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies? The biggest thing I learned from…

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Early Childhood Development Student Success: Georgia M. Ketterman

November 1, 2023

Name:  Georgia M. Ketterman Degree(s) earned from 鶹ýPorn and from other schools: Are you still taking classes? If so, where, and what degree are you working toward? Yes, I am still taking classes. I am currently attending Western Governors University (WGU), working toward a bachelor’s degree in special education, Mild to Moderate K through 12. I also attended Gallaudet University this past summer, attending the ASL Connect program to begin learning sign language. Current Employer/Job (if applicable) I am employed with Grant County Schools. I…

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Early Childhood Development Student Success: Morgin Taylor Miller

October 18, 2023

Name:   Morgin Taylor Miller Degree(s) earned from 鶹ýPorn and from other schools: Are you still taking classes? If so, where, and what degree are you working toward? Yes, I am currently enrolled in the Infant/Toddler program through the North American Montessori Center.I am starting my M.A.S. in Psychology in the Spring. Current Employer/Job (if applicable) Home Base Inc. – Outreach Counselor. What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies? Something I learned…

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Early Childhood Development Student Success: Misty Mongold

October 4, 2023

Name:  Misty Mongold Degree(s) earned from 鶹ýPorn and from other schools: What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during your academic program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current studies? I didn’t expect to learn as much as I have with my Early Childhood education. It was so much to take in at first. I learned there were so many things about young children that people don’t even know about. It’s helped me with both my work and personal life. I can interact…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: ZoeAnn Bender

May 25, 2023

Name:  ZoeAnn Bender Workforce training program(s) completed at 鶹ýPorn: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I am planning to! I am looking to work toward vet tech and eventually receive my Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): Alliance Consulting What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during 鶹ýPorn’s Workforce training program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current training? I am often on private properties with cattle that approach me when…

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Ag Workforce Student Success: Shayne Turner

May 16, 2023

Name:  Shayne Turner Workforce training program(s) completed at 鶹ýPorn: Are you still taking training programs? If so, where and what training are you working toward? I am looking forward to the fall and hope to enroll in Farm Business Management or Agribusiness Diversification and Value Adding agriculture workforce micro credentials. Current Employer/Job (if applicable): Self-employed What is something you learned (knowledge, training, skills) during 鶹ýPorn’s Workforce training program that you utilize in your workplace and/or current training? During the Stockmanship and Stewardship and Beef Quality…

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