Finalists selected in Tolles contest


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The top eight finalists for Tolles Career & Technical Center annual Senior Interview Contest are front row from left, Kacie Karner and Katey Dickey; second row: Tori Pfaff and Shandon Feldick; third row: Breanna Holder and Tamara Vega; fourth row: Casey Swaggerty and Callie Caoua.


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Tolles Career & Technical Center has announced the top eight finalists for its annual Senior Interview Contest. The Senior Interview Contest is a school-wide event that takes place over the course of several weeks.

Seniors from each career-technical program work on their skills with instructors and interview with business and industry professionals. Judges select one winner to represent all career-technical programs.

The top eight finalists out of that pool advance to a final round of professional interviews with Superintendent Kim Wilson, as well as business leaders that include HR personnel, CEOs, and more.

The event is coordinated by Tolles Career & Technical Career Connections Coordinator Beth Fogelsong. The top three will be announced during the Dec. 15 Board of Education meeting.

The top finalists include: Kacie Karner, engineering and manufacturing, Madison-Plains; Katey Dickey, pre-nursing, Hilliard Darby; Tori Pfaff, digital medial production, Hilliard Darby; Shandon Feldick, computer networking and support, Hilliard Davidson; Breanna Holder, marketing and logistics, West Jefferson; Tamara Vega, art design and communications, Hilliard Bradley; Casey Swaggerty, firefighting/EMS, Madison-Plains; and Callie Caoua, pre-vet, Hilliard Davidson.

Individual program winners included from West Jefferson, Marcus Harvey, auto collision repair, and Braedon Drummond, welding and fabrication; from Madison-Plains, Wade Sizemore, auto tech; from Jonathan Alder, Emma Hawkins, cosmetology; from London Academy, Amber Simone, construction technologies; from Hilliard Davidson, Moriah Howard, animal management and services; from Hilliard Darby, Keely Crothers, culinary arts, and Max Schneck, interactive media; from Hilliard Bradley, Brandon Adair, criminal justice, Crystal Coleman, early childhood education, Victoria Dailey, pharmacy, Andrew Bennett, power sports, and auto services, Myiah Kelley, sports and fitness.

The top eight finalists for Tolles Career & Technical Center annual Senior Interview Contest are front row from left, Kacie Karner and Katey Dickey; second row: Tori Pfaff and Shandon Feldick; third row: Breanna Holder and Tamara Vega; fourth row: Casey Swaggerty and Callie Caoua.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/31/2016/12/web1_Tollesfinalistpiccol.jpgThe top eight finalists for Tolles Career & Technical Center annual Senior Interview Contest are front row from left, Kacie Karner and Katey Dickey; second row: Tori Pfaff and Shandon Feldick; third row: Breanna Holder and Tamara Vega; fourth row: Casey Swaggerty and Callie Caoua. Contributed photo | Tolles

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