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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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Featured STL Student for April 2021

Featured STL Student for April 2021

April 15, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Jordan Felix

Jordan Felix Featured Student

Bio

Hi! My name is Jordan Felix. I am a hardworking, hard playing individual who enjoys a good audiobook, playing my guitar, and being a supporting husband for my wife and her business. I was born and raised in the Metro East area and attended Southwestern Illinois College for Music Education before plunging into the work force.  I have always let my curiosity drive my passions and, after dabbling in some online networking courses, I knew that I wanted to get serious about a career in IT.

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Featured Networking Student for April 2021

Featured Networking Student for April 2021

April 8, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Dylan Sauer

Dylan Sauer Featured Student

Bio

Hi! I’m Dylan, I have been a Kansas native since birth, growing up in Olathe, Lawrence and even Ottawa. Before coming to Centriq I worked in warehouse and logistics for about 7 years. I always knew that warehouse working was never going to be the place I wanted to stay, so I decided to take it into my own hands and finally work in technology. Working in the IT field is something I have wanted since I was a child trying to figure out my mother’s computer. I cannot wait to see the future that is unfolded in front of me!

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Featured Developer Student for April  2021

Featured Developer Student for April 2021

April 1, 2021 in Featured Students / by Edward Perry

Sawyer Gobin

Sawyer Gobin Featured Student

BIO

I came to Kansas City to study Music Education and as much as I loved the teachings, I quickly found the career field wasn’t a fit for me.

Since then I’ve been problem-solving on the daily as a restaurant manager and found I most enjoyed analyzing, deconstructing, and finally solving big, complex problems.

Of course as I learned that about myself, the transition to programming was almost a no-brainer.

It was an instant fit and I love it more every day!

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