Bogard, Bookman recognized by Washington County Career Center

MARIETTA – The Washington County Career Center has named its February Students of the Month, Erin Bogard and Timothy Bookman.

Bogard is a Warren senior enrolled in the Sports Medicine & Exercise Science program. She she is the daughter of Andy Bogard of Vincent and Jeri Pierson of Powell, Ohio.

At the Career Center, Bogard is a member of the SkillsUSA youth organization. She is also the President for her technical program. She has received awards for Principal’s List, Merit Roll, and the Career Center’s W.I.S.H. List for meeting all three criteria for 3.0 GPA or higher, 95 percent attendance or higher, and no office referrals. In her technical program, Bogard has earned both high school and college dual credits for Introduction to Nutrition, Manage of Athletic Injuries, Medical Terminology I & II, Personal Fitness, Concepts, and Resistive Training. In academics, she has earned dual credits for Anatomy & Physiology I, English Composition, and Principles of Chemistry I & Lab. She is certified in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, and Automated External Defibrillator (AED). In March, she will sit for the Physical Therapist Assistant Certification (PTAC) exam. At Warren High School, Bogard is active in track. In addition, she has participated in the iBelieve Youth Leadership Summit.

Bogard recently signed on with Youngstown State University to pole vault on their track team. She plans to obtain a bachelor’s degree in Biology Pre-Med and then go on to medical school to either become an orthopedic surgeon or a sports medicine physician.

Bookman is a Frontier senior enrolled in the Patient Health Care program. He is the grandson of Gerald and Sue Bookman of Newport.

At the Career Center, Bookman is a member of the SkillsUSA youth organization. He has received awards for Honor Roll and the Career Center’s W.I.S.H. List for meeting all three criteria for 3.0 GPA or higher, 95 percent attendance or higher, and no office referrals. Through his technical program, he earned industry-recognized credentials in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), First Aid, and will be sitting for the State-Tested Nursing Assistant (STNA) exam this month. In addition, he has earned certifications for Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Bloodborne Pathogens, Epinephrine Auto Injector, Oxygen Administration, and Professional Rescuer. He is a member of the Newport Baptist Church.

Upon graduation, Bookman plans to become a correctional officer and further his career in the law enforcement profession.

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