Thursday, 06 April 2017 14:34

Valley Lutheran Hosts Biennial Career Day

Laurie Doerner, a counselor with Centria, speaks to Valley Lutheran High School students during Career Day. Laurie Doerner, a counselor with Centria, speaks to Valley Lutheran High School students during Career Day.
On Friday, April 7, Valley Lutheran High School hosted 70 professionals in 19 different career areas as a part of biennial Career Day. Students rotated through informative question and answer sectionals that matched their future career interests.

A huge thank you to the following participants.  Thank you for taking time out of your busy lives to educate, encourage, and inspire our students!

Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources
Tyler Kluck, Kluck's Nursery
Cons. Off. Will Brickel, MI Dept. of Natural Resources
Mark Helmreich, Helmreich Farms Inc
Bruce Royce, Midland Waste Water Plant

Architecture & Construction
Rob Eggers, Spicer Group (architecture)
Scott Hensler, Hensler Furniture Restoration
Roland Piechotte, Allied Heating & Cooling
Kirk Appold, J. Ranck Electric

Art, A/V Technologies, & Communication
Jenna Bhirdo, interior design/decorating
James Felton, WNEM reporter
Bill Hobson, Hobson Media
Jim Biggins, Radio Media

Business Management & Administration
Al Kaul, Wellspring Lutheran Services
Iesha Swilley, Delta College
Cass Ferris, Morley Companies, Inc.
Terry Smith, Red Wing Shoes

Education & Training
Roger Wolter, Lutheran school administrator
Cynthia Pape, public school elementary teacher
Kelley Fehn, early childhood director

Lee LeRoy, Wells Fargo Advisors
Bob Britton, Financial Planner
Eric Sowatsky, Yeo & Yeo

Government & Public Administration
Dennis Browning, Mayor of Saginaw
Matt Felan, GLBR Alliance
Tim Braun, Saginaw Township Supervisor
Dana Muscott, Bay City Deputy City Manager

Health Sciences
Julie Ringley, Physician
Barb Kish, Registered Nurse
Paul Wardin, Veterinarian
Cheryl Howard, Physical Therapist
Ryan McNally, Veterinarian
Ann Rajewski, Dental Hygenist
Michael Thomas, Orthodontics

Hospitality & Tourism
Mary Walk, SVSU Conference Center
Jacob Austin, Golden Glow Ballroom
Linda Kelly, Zehnders of Frankenmuth
Michelle Clark, Apple Mountain

Human Services
Laurie Doerner, substance abuse counselor
Amber K. Shaw, LLPC
Matt Hauser, pastor
Gerry Survant, school counselor

Information Technology
William Hasso, software architect/development
Jeremey Warrne, computer analyst/operator
Mike Denno, IT at Rehmann
Sam Licavoli, Director of Architecture & Strategy

Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security
Matt Laux, retired Saginaw Twp Police Officer
Darrell Zolton, attorney
Mark Laux, Midland firefighter/Saginaw County Dive
Jessica Miller, volunteer firefighter & EMT

Justin Miller, welding engineer & project manager
Steve Witchger, Hemlock Semiconductor
Brian Engelhardt, Howard Structural Steel
Louis Hook, GM manufacturing line

Steven Hensley, marketing assistant, Copoco CU
James Cahilellis, marketing/promotion for the Great Lakes Loons
Misty Gower, communcations at Peace Lutheran
JJ Boehm, community relations at SVSU

Randy Rodruguez, GM Powertrain engineer
Duane Maas, civil engineer
Tom Drinan, Nexteer
Josh Schmitt, mechanical designer
Steve Katenhus, civil engineer
Kurt Hilbrandt, Nexteer
Paul Nelson, process control engineer at Dow Corning
Kevin Weilnau, land surveyor

Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics
Frederick Wheeler, Wheeler Industrial Packaging
Joshua Kraxner, UPS operations
Louis Hook, AT&T logistics
Matt Wallace, George's Auto Repair

Interviewing, Resume Writing, & Professionalism
Katelyn Naffien, SVSU Career Services

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