Pioneer Career and Technology Center has chosen students Emily Smollen and Ben Taylor as September Students of the Month.
Emily Smollen, a senior from Lucas High School, is the daughter of Kim and Phil Smollen. She is enrolled in the Teaching Professions program at Pioneer and was nominated by her Teaching Professions Instructor, John Burgess. Smollen is a member of the Lucas High School National Honor Society, a Lucas Cheerleader and keeps stats for Lucas Varsity Baseball. She is also active in her youth group, is a tutor and enjoys participating in musical theater. Smollen feels helping teachers in their classrooms during her lab is the best experience she could have!
Taylor, a senior from Lexington High School, is the son of Julie and Jeff Taylor. He is enrolled in the Health Assistant program at Pioneer and was nominated by his Health Assistant Instructor, Terri Crain. Taylor enjoys hiking, camping and hanging out with friends. Taylor feels Pioneer has provided him with an opportunity to get a head start in his career field and has shown him the vast number of jobs available.