February 2022 Class Introduction

 

 

Welcome the February cohort of Praxis Participants!

 

Tucker Demara

Fun fact
I was an exchange student for a year in Switzerland and have traveled through Europe with my family.
What are you most excited about?

I am excited to build a skill set that I can use to pursue my dreams of owning my own business.

Cassidy Donohue

Fun fact

Even though I consider myself an introvert, during the past few years I’ve been a thrill seeker and actually went skydiving!

What are you most excited about?
I’m most excited to meet new people, gain new skills, and discover what career path is right for me!

Makayla Fisher

Fun fact

My room looks like a tiny green house because I like to grow and save plants from Walmart.

What are you most excited about?
I’m most excited about being able to discover what I am capable of and finding something that I am passionate about. 

Davis Flachs

Fun fact

I lived in Italy for a year.

What are you most excited about?

I’m most excited about learning and specializing in skills that directly apply to the workplace.

Josh Fredrickson

Fun fact

I have been speed inline skating since the age of 3. I’ve had the opportunity to speed skate professionally and compete internationally. 

What are you most excited about?

I am excited to learn new skills and challenge myself through the Praxis program. I look forward to networking and exploring new careers and opportunities that this program will bring. 

Rachel Garcia

Fun fact

I love sharks and want to start a nonprofit for their conservation in the future. 

What are you most excited about?

I’m most excited about the people I’m going to meet in this program and the connections I’ll make.

Jonas Hartman

Fun fact

I read the entire Lord of The Rings trilogy at age seven, and I earned my Taekwondo Black belt in two years. 

What are you most excited about?

I’m most excited about the possibility to learn exactly what my work skill set is most geared for in a workplace setting and being able to act upon that.

Autumn Jamison

Fun fact

I have never been on an airplane. My family and I go to Maine every year, but we always drive. I’ve also never been outside of the Northeastern region of the U.S., but I want travelling to be a big part of my life during my 20s.

What are you most excited about?
I am super excited to start building a portfolio that I can use to land future opportunities. I think this program will help to build my confidence and overall ability to offer more to the world and move forward in life.

Haley Jordan

Fun fact

I can play the King of The Hill theme song on the guitar.

What are you most excited about?
I am most excited to connect with the rest of the cohort and learn more about marketing and sales. I’m also excited about what is ahead of me after I complete the course. 

Richard Kreuser

Fun fact

I love skiing.

What are you most excited about?

I am most looking forward to finding a job through the program that gives me purpose and joy.

Sophie Kroeker

Fun fact

My first job was at a dog kennel and doggie day care, and I loved it! If it paid more than minimum wage, I might have done that my whole life. 

What are you most excited about?

I’m most excited to network and meet other creative and entrepreneurial people like me! And I’m very excited to be taking active steps to achieve my dream career.

Shoma Mowa

Fun fact

I adore karaoke. Most anyone who hangs out with me will inevitably join me at least once in a karaoke experience.

What are you most excited about?

I look forward to the practicality of the assignments and learning from members of this program.

Shelby Noah

Fun fact

I love music and can play the guitar, bass guitar, and piano!

What are you most excited about?

I’m excited to be a part of a new form of education and see the personal growth I’ll have through Praxis!

Maya Roberts

Fun fact

I got the chance to travel to Italy to study art.

What are you most excited about?
I’m most excited to have the opportunity to work toward my creative goals all while learning skills tailored to me and my path!

Charlie Westerman

Fun fact

I have a goldfish that is 13 years old.

What are you most excited about?
I’m most excited about meeting like-minded people and joining a community.