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Featured Networking Student for September 2021

Featured Networking Student for September 2021

September 20, 2021 in Featured Students / by Elizabeth Granada

tell us about yourself.

I’m Tommy Stewart. I’m from Kansas City, have bachelor’s degree from Kansas State University, and I have worked in Customer service since I started working at 14. For the last 8 years I’ve been working as a Field Supervisor for a residential window replacement company where I’m responsible for customer escalation issues, managing installation subcontractors, and supervising service/production employees. 

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Featured Developer Student for September 2021

Featured Developer Student for September 2021

September 10, 2021 in Featured Students / by Elizabeth Granada

tell us about yourself.

Hello! My name is Jacob Roelofsz, I am a recent high school graduate that loves to code and play video games. I have been playing video games for as long as I can remember (even if my parents didn’t like it). I have always loved technology which led to me discovering coding during my high school career and I fell in love with it. I loved being able to control the way a computer executes programs.

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Featured Networking Student for August 2021

Featured Networking Student for August 2021

August 13, 2021 in Featured Students / by Elizabeth Granada

tell us about yourself.

Hi! I’m Alex Adamek and I grew up in Platte City, MO. Shortly after graduating high school I enlisted in the United States Air Force and moved around the country for the next few years. Now that I am separating from the military, my family and I have decided to move back to our home of KC and closer to our extended family.

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Featured Developer Student for August 2021

Featured Developer Student for August 2021

August 6, 2021 in Featured Students / by Elizabeth Granada

tell us about yourself.

Hello! I’m Danielle Smalley. I’ve lived in Missouri almost all my life and will be moving to the KC area soon! Before Centriq, I worked 9 years in client-facing roles such as customer service and sales, mainly in the financial industry. In recent years, I’ve had colleagues suggest that I explore tech roles due to my analytical & detail-oriented nature, and curiosity for technology. I dove into my research, landed here at Centriq as a Full Stack Web Developer student, and feel like I have finally found my niche!

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Featured Networking Student for July 2021

Featured Networking Student for July 2021

July 8, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Jacob Kurtzman

Jacob Kurtzman Featured Student

Bio

I am a father of 3 boys who eat everything. I’m also a supportive husband to a stay-at-home mom. Before coming to Centriq Training, I worked for Charter/Spectrum where I worked with both commercial and residential customers before going to work on the mainline. I am the head coach for my 6-year-old’s soccer team through Sporting KC.

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Featured Developer Student for July 2021

Featured Developer Student for July 2021

July 1, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Carter Croft

Carter Croft Featured Student

BIO

Hello! My name is Carter Croft, I am 21 years old and from Overland Park, KS. I played baseball for about 14 years beginning when I was 4. I enjoy music, playing guitar, and spending time with my two Boston Terriers. I have always been interested in technology, specifically computers which led me to go to college pursuing Software Development, but I took a big hit to my motivation when the pandemic hit and classes shifted on online learning.

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Featured STL Student for June 2021

Featured STL Student for June 2021

June 17, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Halle Roach

Halle Roach Featured Student

Bio

Hi there! My name is Halle Roach, I grew up in a small town called Bowling Green, MO. which is about an hour and 45 minutes out from the STL Centriq location! Throughout my years of school, I was continually active in FFA and went to State competitions. Graduating high school, I found myself working at horse barns cleaning stalls and shortly after working at a warehouse where I decide I wanted to have an actual career.

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Featured Networking Student for June 2021

Featured Networking Student for June 2021

June 10, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Michael Looker

Michael Looker Featured Student

Bio

Transitioning from Warfighter to Cyber Warrior

I retired after serving 20 years on active duty as a Chief Hospital Corpsman and spent 5 years as a commercial electrician. I have found my new purpose that has always been in the back of my mind. With the condition of the world today, I saw a window of opportunity to finally chase my passion. Within a few short months, I will complete my training and be looking for employment opportunities within the cyber world.

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Featured Developer Student for June 2021

Featured Developer Student for June 2021

June 3, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Jordan Hickman

Jordan Hickman Featured Student

BIO

Cheers! My name is Jordan Hickman and I grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. I really enjoy my time writing music, going to concerts, reading, and trying out new recipes. I especially enjoy travel, national and abroad, and hiking in new places. My close family lives here although I am not beyond living elsewhere at a date in the future to drink in different environments and seek out great opportunities.

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Featured Developer Student for May 2021

Featured Developer Student for May 2021

May 13, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Sarah Ledford

Sarah Ledford Featured Student

BIO

Hi! My name is Sarah Ledford. I live in the KC Metro area with my husband, dog, and cat. I’m originally from Alabama but moved up here when my husband was stationed at Fort Riley. After the military, we moved here so he could go to Centriq through the SSA program. Fast forward a couple of years, and here I am!

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