It’s not unusual for high school students to hold down jobs. Jobs in their fields of study, however, can be a bit harder to come by. Tolles Career & Technical Center students have the opportunity to do just that— at an incredible economic impact to surrounding communities.
Posted Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Phillip Seidenstricker’s classroom is a big place. With 3D modeling tools. And welding equipment. And robots.
Mitchell Davis has always been motivated to learn how things work. At Tolles Career & Technical Center, he learned how to channel that interest into a skillset that has fueled many promising opportunities for the May 2014 graduate.
Academic credits are the currency of graduation for most high school seniors. But Tolles Career & Technical Center student Austin Fraley graduated in May with an exclusive credit that he earned on his own: a publishing credit.
When Tonya Jo Gruel-Wright entered the Sports Medicine and Exercise Science program at Tolles Career & Technical Center her junior year, it was something of a homecoming for the Fairbanks High School student. She had already received two years of schooling at Tolles—as a preschooler.
Students at Tolles Career & Technical Center take pride in defining their own career path—especially when that means going into nontraditional careers.