2019 April Students of the Month
Posted on 05/22/2019
KAYLIN PATTERSON-SOAR, AUSTIN STANKIEWICZ  ARE APRIL STUDENTS OF THE MONTHWESTFORD — Kaylin Patterson-Soar of Ayer and Austin Stankiewicz of Chelmsford have been selected as Nashoba Tech's April Students of the Month.

Kaylin Patterson-Soar, daughter of Richard Soar and Karen Patterson, is a senior in the Cosmetology program. She has been a consistent high-honors student throughout high school, and has been inducted into the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. She is also a Freshman Mentor.

Kaylin has earned her Cosmetology license has been working at an Ayer salon through the Cooperative Education program, but she plans to take a different path after graduation, attending Framingham State University to study Food and Nutrition.

She was nominated by English Instructor Bruce Sullivan, who wrote: “Kaylin is a remarkably positive and diligent student in my Senior AP Literature class. She always comes to class prepared and ready to work. Her positive attitude is contagious, and she participates well in many of our class discussions. Kaylin’s literary analysis has improved tremendously, and her senior paper is very well-written and interesting.”

Stankiewicz April SOM

Austin Stankiewicz, son of Jason Stankiewicz and Kathryn Nelson, is a junior in the Veterinary Assisting program. He is an honor-roll student who volunteers at a soup kitchen in Lawrence. Austin runs cross-country in the fall and competes for the spring track team. He plans to enlist in the U.S. Army upon graduation.

Austin was nominated by Veterinary Assisting Instructor Tracey Warren, who wrote: “Austin has become a strong leader in Veterinary Assisting. He is getting A’s in both theory and technical. He is first to get his work done and done well. He is always willing to help others and take on a leadership role. His group has started in the vet clinic and they love him as well! I have recommended him for a co-op position in the clinic starting in the fall.  He is a go-getter, has a solid work ethic, and has a desire to learn and grow! Austin has also done volunteer work for a soup kitchen and is a varsity member of the track team.”