Student of the Month | January 2021

Students of the Month | January 2021

High School Student of the Month

Tri County Tech student, Kaylee Manes, was recently named the Downtown Kiwanis Club’s High School Student of the Month for January. Manes, a Bartlesville High School junior, is currently enrolled in the Pre-Nursing program at TCT and will graduate from TCT in May 2021.

“My favorite part of the Pre-Nursing program is interacting with the other students, and participating in the skills labs,” Manes said.

Manes credits her interest in nursing to her desire to always help others.

“Growing up, my granny had a physical disability,” Manes said. “I loved spending time with my granny’s nurse and learning from her. As a little girl, I always remember playing ‘nurse’.”

In addition to being a member of the Pre-Nursing program, Manes remains active. She has a job at the Copan Truckstop, participated in Opening/Closing ceremonies for FFA, and has competed in choir competitions. She enjoys surrounding herself with her friends and family. She also attends church and volunteers wherever she is needed.

“Kaylee is a real joy to have in class. She engages in conversation and brings questions to class for lessons,” said Karen Hays, Tri County Tech Pre-Nursing Instructor. “She is always prepared for class with all of her materials and supplies.”

Upon graduation, Manes would like to attend college and pursue her dream of becoming either a surgical nurse or a traveling nurse.

Adult Student of the Month

Tri County Tech student, Victoria Marshall, was recently named the Downtown Kiwanis Club’s Adult Student of the Month for January, Marshall, a Bartlesville resident, is currently enrolled in the Early Care & Education program at TCT and will graduate from TCT May 2021.

“My favorite part of the Early Care & Education program is getting to interact with the kids,” Marshall said. “I love the hands-on aspect.”

Marshall said that TCT had always been an interest.

“My sister went here,” Marshall said. “I am glad to be here. This program has taught me always to be positive.”

In addition to being a member of the Early Care & Education program, you can find Marshall hanging out with her seven-month-old son, doing arts and crafts, or assisting TCT’s Child Development Center.

“Tori is a huge help to the CDC, where she works in the afternoon,” said Jolene Bryant, Tri County Tech Early Care & Education Instructor. “She is excited about continuing her education. I am so glad she decided to complete the ECE program.”

Upon graduation, Marshall would like to attend Tulsa Community College, as well as join the Practical Nursing program at TCT to reach her goal of becoming a Newborn Care Specialist in the Bartlesville area.

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