NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio - Buckeye Career Center has named seniors Loretta Royer and Roger Naylor its Students of the Month for December.
Royer is a Law Enforcement student who attends B.C.C. via Claymont High School. She works for the Harcatus Tri-County Y.E.S. Program.
Royer was nominated by academic instructor Mrs. Samantha Hillyer, who said, "Loretta has been excelling with remote learning. She completes her assignments immediately. She is also respectful and personable."
Royer also played softball and cheered for three years for the Claymont Mustangs, and hopes to find full-time work as a police officer upon turning 21 and completing law enforcement academy training and certification.
Naylor is a Natural Resources student attending B.C.C. via Indian Valley High School. He is currently employed at Beitzel's Farm and Meat Processing. He is a four-year member of the T-County Critters 4H Club, BCC FFA Chapter, and plays baseball for the Indian Valley Braves. Naylor was nominated by his former Language Arts instructor Mrs. Aimee Brown, as well as current L.A. instructor Shannon Wigfield.
"He is such a great student," said Wigfield, "He does his work before the deadline, participates in classroom discussions, and always has interesting points."
Upon graduation, Naylor plans to continue his career as a butcher.
B.C.C.'s Adult Education Student of the Month is Medical Assisting student Jade Armstrong. Armstrong is a 2020 graduate of Indian Valley High School and the B.C.C. High School Medical Assisting program. She is currently employed at The Inn and Northwood Village, as well as a volunteer softball coach. She was nominated by her instructor Christy Bennett, who says Jade "is a hard worker and is always prepared for class and willing to help her classmates. At work, she recently saved a patient from choking."