Adult Student of the Month | Seth Day
Tri County Tech student Seth Day was recently named the Downtown Kiwanis Club April Student of the Month.
Day is an adult student in the Culinary Arts program at Tri County Tech. He is one of 12 children and learned to cook from his mother. He said she loved to bake and that is where his love of baking comes from. Ever since Day was a little boy, cooking had always been a family affair which led to his passion for Culinary Arts.
Day has participated in multiple hours of community service with the Culinary Arts program and his church. He also loves to travel and dreams of visiting Italy one day.
Day said his favorite part about the program is the large events they get to work. He loves the fast-paced environment and likes engaging with the public.
When asked what Day loves about the Culinary Arts program, he stated that he really enjoys how creative he can be. He said he loves experimenting with all the different flavors and paring them together. He also said he is a very social and outgoing person and loves getting to meet new people.
Day’s goal after graduation is to further his education at another Culinary Arts school. He would love to attend OSU IT for two years and has very big dreams of attending a Culinary Arts institute in New York shortly after. He said his ultimate goal is to become certified as a chef and would love to travel to different countries and become immersed in all the different cultures this world has to offer.
High School Student of the Month | Rachel Carey
Tri County Tech student Rachel Carey was recently named the Downtown Kiwanis Club April Student of the Month.
Carey is a junior at Bartlesville High School and is in the Graphic Communications program at Tri County Tech. Outside of school, Carey is an athletic trainer for her high school and is very experienced in mixed martial arts. She has been participating in mixed martial arts since she was five years old and has achieved her black belt.
Carey also enjoys crafting, building, and drawing. She said she likes to think she is ingenuitive and can solve any problem with her hands.
Carey said she chose the Graphic Communications program because she has a passion art and wanted to expand her horizon in digital and mixed media art. Carey said she loves helping people which is why her favorite part about the program is working in the shop. She said she loves getting to work on outside jobs that people from the community bring in.
Following graduation, Carey dreams of attending OSU IT and majoring in Graphic Design.