Mr. and Miss ATCTC
Congratulations to the 2016-2017 Mr. and Miss Allen Thornton: Ricky Lard and Lauren Williams.
Lauren is a senior Health Science student from Brooks High School who has been extremely active at both ATCTC and Brooks. She has been coming to Health Science for 2 years and recently earned her Certified Nursing Assistant certification. She is president of HOSA, and is a member of the National Technical Honor Society. At Brooks Lauren plays multiple sports and has actually signed a scholarship to play college volleyball while pursuing her RN degree.
Ricky is a senior Collision Repair student from LCHS who has attended ATCTC for the past 3 years. He has competed in SkillsUSA at both the district and state levels. He is also a member of the National Technical Honor Society and has been previously chosen as one of ATCTC’s Students of the Month. According to his instructor, Ricky is the type of hardworking, responsible, and mannerly students that will be successful at whatever he does!
ATCTC May Student of the Month: Colton Cain
Congratulations to Allen Thornton Career Technical Center’s Student of the Month: Colton Cain. Colton is a senior Health Science student from Brooks High School who recently obtained his Certified Nursing Assistant certification. At ATCTC, he is an officer in both SkillsUSA and HOSA. He recently competed at the HOSA State Competitions where he won 2nd place in the state among 100 competitors and will advance to Nationals in Orlando this summer.
According to Mrs. Lawanda Corum, Health Science instructor, Colton is a great student with tremendous work ethic and a great attitude. Good luck to Colton as he continues his studies at the postsecondary level.
ATCTC April Student of the Month: Lachlan Stover
Congratulations to Allen Thornton Career Technical Center’s Student of the Month: Lachlan Stover. Lachlan is a senior Automotive Services student from Brooks High School who has been very active at ATCTC for the past three years in preparation for a career in the automotive industry.
According to Mr. Keith Springer, his instructor, Lachlan has been an excellent student and leader during his time at ATCTC. Lachlan is a member of SkillsUSA and finished 1st place at district competitions and advanced to state. In addition, Lachlan has earned five ASE certifications, Forklift certification, and is a member of the National Technical Honor Society. He is currently employed by LB Tires in Elgin.
Congratulations to Lachlan and best of luck as he continues his studies at NWSCC while continuing to gain valuable workforce experience in automotive!
ATCTC's March Student of the Month: Eric Harbin
Congratulations to Allen Thornton Career Technical Center’s Student of the Month: Eric Harbin. Eric is a junior Electricity student from Lexington High School who is currently enrolled in his 3rd class at ATCTC. According to his instructor, Mr. Tony Brown, Eric has a great attitude and work ethic which is becoming more and more rare among today’s teenagers. Since he enrolled in the Electrical program, Eric has earned his NCCER Core and Electrical 1 credentials. Eric has excellent attendance, a great GPA, and is a member of the National Technical Honor Society on the Allen Thornton Campus.
Even though Eric is only a junior, he is already making plans for after graduation as he continues to pursue a career as an electrician.
ATCTC's February Student of the Month: Sarah Kelley
Sarah is also very involved on the Lauderdale County High School campus where she is a member of the Lady Tiger Softball Team, a Junior Class Officer, and a member of Key Club and Beta Club. She holds a Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) certification in Word and is a current member of Youth Leadership Shoals. Outside of school, Sarah enjoys teaching AWANA at her church and has an avid love for music, playing piano and the fiddle!
Sarah will return to ATCTC for her senior year to participate in the CNA program and then plans to pursue a college degree in pediatric oncology. Congratulations Sarah!
ATCTC's January Student of the Month: Alani Brown
Congratulations to Allen Thornton Career Technical Center’s Student of the Month: Alani Brown. Alani is a senior Cosmetology student from Brooks High School who has attended ATCTC for the past two years. According to her instructor, Mrs. Beth Wallace, Alani has always proven to be a team leader with a great work ethic and a positive attitude.
Over the past two years, Alani has been extremely involved on the ATCTC campus in various organizations, competing in SkillsUSA and also serving as chapter treasurer of the National Technical Honor Society. Alani plans to obtain her Alabama Cosmetology License but will attend UNA to pursue a business degree to become an entrepreneur! Congratulations to Alani!
ATCTC's December Student of the Month - Ricky Lard
ATCTC's November Student of the Month - Sarah Fike
Sarah is a senior Advertising Design student from Brooks High School. According to Mrs. Lara Muck, Sarah is a hard-working, dedicated, dependable, and talented young lady with a strong work ethic. She has been attending the Advertising Design program since her sophomore year and has always proven to be a team player will be a model candidate for employment.
Sarah has been extremely involved on the ATCTC campus, serving as a SkillsUSA Officer for the past two years and is currently serving as Secretary of National Technical Honor Society.
ATCTC's October Student of the Month - Fabien Valles
Congratulations to Allen Thornton Career Technical Center’s Student of the Month: Fabien Valles. Fabien is a senior from Brooks High School who has participated in the Engineering program for two years. According to Mrs. Amy Bolding, STEM/Engineering instructor, Fabien is an exceptional student who always puts 110% effort into his school work. He is a very detail-oriented individual who is polite, responsible, and helpful to other students. In addition, he maintains a 4.0+ GPA along with perfect attendance at ATCTC. Fabien is also a member of SkillsUSA, the National Technical Honor Society at ATCTC and is a Pride Ambassador at BHS.
After graduation, Fabien plans to pursue a degree in Mechanical or Civil Engineering.
ATCTC's September Student of the Month - Gracie Elliott