Career Center honors April Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its April Students of the Month, Alexus Antill and Levi Westfall.

Antill is a Marietta senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program, and she is the daughter of John Antill of Parkersburg and Danielle Davis of Parkersburg.

At the Career Center, Antill is a member the SkillsUSA youth organization, National Technical Honor Society, and student council, where she holds the office of vice president. She participated both her junior and senior years in the Local Tech Prep Showcase with her projects titled “Out of Your Mind – Mental Disorders” and “Shatter the Silence – Abuse” respectively. Through SkillsUSA, Antill placed first in Nursing Assistant at the regional competition and will be competing at the state level, in Columbus, later on this month. She has received awards for All A’s principal list, All B’s merit roll, and Outstanding Biology Student. At Marietta High School, she is on the varsity cheerleading team and was on the JV team her junior year. Patient Health Care instructor, Emma Otstot, nominated her for this honor and commented on special traits and roles that Antill carries such as outgoing, strong leadership skills, studious, always ahead of tasks, focused, great personality, and a role model for other students.

Antill currently is employed at Harmar Place, in Marietta, as a State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA). Upon graduation, she plans to attend the University of Akron to obtain her bachelor’s degree in radiology.

Westfall is a Belpre senior enrolled in the Auto Collision/Custom Paint and Graphics program, and he is the son of DeLisa Westfall of Belpre.

At the Career Center, Westfall has earned awards for All A’s principal list, and perfect attendance. He is a member of the SkillsUSA youth organization and he is a student ambassador. Through SkillsUSA, Westfall competed and placed third in the regional competition at the Career Center which was held in March. At Belpre High School, he has received the award for Academic Excellence Recognition Organization (A.E.R.O.) his sophomore and junior years. He hopes to achieve that honor again this year. Westfall placed first in the Local Tech Prep Showcase with his project of an airbrush and custom refinished mailbox. Two Career Center staff members nominated him for this honor. Auto Collision instructor, Gary Ruble, and secretary to the superintendent, Rita Shrider, commented on special traits and roles that Westfall carries such as polite, hard worker, goes the extra mile for perfection, leader, and always willing to help others.

Westfall plans to enter directly into the workforce in the auto collision field.