Wall of Fame
Riley Hammock has been chosen for the Teaching as a Profession (TAP) Student Spotlight. Her TAP teacher, Donna Collins, nominated her for the award. Riley is a student at Vidalia High School and has been assigned to a first-grade classroom at JD Dickerson School. According to her mentor teacher, Kara Martin, first-grade teacher at JDD, Riley is an exceptional student. “She loves the primary students and jumps in and helps them whenever she is needed! She is hands-on and will be an excellent teacher! I wish Riley could be with me all school year. I hope to be on the team that hires her one day!” Congratulations, Riley, for being selected for our SECCA Student Spotlight for first semester! Pictured is Riley with Mrs. Martin.
A graduate of Montgomery County High School is making a name for himself in the law enforcement industry. James Beasley, a 2018 Montgomery County High School graduate, is a detention officer with the Dodge County Sheriff’s Office. He completed the JROTC Pathway at SECCA. James recently participated in SECCA’s career fair as a law enforcement officer. He discussed requirements, job duties, and salaries of personnel in law enforcement. He also brought equipment and made a demonstration about first responder duties. According to James, SECCA and the JROTC program enabled him to learn valuable leadership skills. He learned discipline, self-motivation, and how to work as a team player. We salute James and all that he does to keep citizens safe!
Carolanne Horne is finding her niche in the cosmetology industry. During her high school years at Toombs County High School, Carolanne enrolled in the cosmetology program at SECCA. After graduating from Toombs County High School in 2013, Carolanne continued her education at Ogeechee Technical College where she obtained a Cosmetology diploma. With certificate in hand, she went straight into the cosmetology industry and specialized in technique colors and haircuts. She is trained in multiple types of extensions as well as holistic hair color and products. She is now working to become an educator with Simply Organic Beauty. According to Carolanne, “SECCA confirmed that Cosmetology was the career choice for me and prepared me for my time at Ogeechee Tech. My love for the beauty industry began early on in my life. Being able to start my journey to becoming a Master Cosmetologist through SECCA gave me a chance to gain knowledge and confidence in myself and excel in my career.” Carolanne is presently employed with Compliments Salon in Jacksonville, Florida.
Tristen Little is a pathway completer of SECCA’s JROTC Program. He is a 2017 graduate of Toombs County High School. According to Tristen, “ JROTC changed my life. It taught me discipline, respect, and professionalism. It also gave me a reason to go to school every day. I’ve been on every team imaginable, but none were like JROTC. I made lifelong friends. JROTC at SECCA was the best part of my high school life.” Tristen is now enlisted in the Army as a Private 2nd class. Stationed in Hawaii, Tristen is the son of Lane Avery.