Nashoba Tech Honors 4 for September
WESTFORD -- Kendra Carter of Chelmsford and Cameron Cook of Westford are September’s Students of the Month at Nashoba Valley Technical High School.
Kendra Carter, daughter of Rocco and Amanda Carter, is a junior honor-roll student in the Culinary Arts program. She is a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society and the Chorus that was the first in Nashoba Tech’s history to be invited to sing at the Statehouse. She hopes one day to open her own bakery.
Kendra was nominated by Music Instructor Laura Lamore, who wrote, “Kendra has a bright, positive attitude. She has been helping to gather the freshmen as they locate their shops and greets them kindly. She has taken on a leadership role Chorus and Culinary Arts, and is someone who can truly be relied upon.”
Chef-Instructor Carley Capraro added, “Kendra is a huge part of the shop. She is a hard-working and committed student who is always ready to volunteer to help, She is good at what she does, and is confident in her work.”
Cameron Cook, son of Lewis Cook and Tracy LeBlanc, is a sophomore in TV & Media Production/ Theatre Arts. He is a member of the Theatre Club and Gay Straight Alliance. He has a small role in the upcoming production of “Xanadu,” but he hopes to play larger roles in future productions. He hopes to attend college after graduation and work in the music industry.
Cameron was nominated by Math Instructor Jodie Murphy, who wrote, “He is an excellent math student and a very helpful individual. If I notice a student struggling and I am busy, I can always ask him to assist that student. In addition, he consistently offers to help me. I feel he is an exemplary Nashoba Tech student.”
Cameron is the same way in TV & Media Production/ Theatre Arts, according to Instructor Emily Smith, who wrote, “He is always smiling and is a pleasure to have each day in our program. He is eager to learn about the entertainment industry, and he brings joy to the classroom.”
Kylie Hilberg of Groton and Matthew Venti of Shirley are the Athletes of the Month.
Kylie Hilberg, daughter of Jason and Kerri Hilberg, is a senior cheerleader and lacrosse player. She is in the Veterinary Assisting program and, in fact, decided to attend Nashoba Tech because it offered Veterinary Assisting. Kylie owns several animals and plans to attend college after graduation to become a veterinary technician.
Matthew Venti, son of Adam and Patricia Venti, is a senior center-back for the soccer team, and competes for the hockey and spring track teams. Matthew is a high-honors student in the Engineering Technology program and was inducted into the National Technical Honor Society. He plans to attend college to study mechanical engineering and hopes to continue to play soccer.