The Lincoln Academy students selected as Bath Region Career and Technical Center (BRCTC) Students of the Semester are (from left): Austin Teele, Madelyn Oliver, Jacob Lane, Alonna Galpin-Sigler, Vincent Harper, and Erik Harvey.

Six Lincoln Academy students were named as Students of the Semester at the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center (BRCTC) for the spring of 2019: junior Vincent Harper in Automotive I, senior Erik Harvey in Automotive II, Madelyn Oliver in Early Childhood Education, senior Austin Teele in Engineering and Architectural Design, junior Alonna Galpin-Sigler in Health Science CNA, and Jacob Lane in Welding I.

It the presentation, the BRCTC used quotes from teachers to describe each student award winner.

Erik Harvey is a second year automotive student and senior at LA. His teachers wrote, that he “truly deserves this recognition, and if we offered a most improved recognition, he would receive that as well. Erik has the ability to work alone or with others. He recognizes and uses the resources available to him for the complete automotive diagnostic, estimation, and repair process….I know that Erik will do well in his future goals.”

Vincent Harper is a first year automotive student at BRCTC and a junior at LA. His teachers describe him as “a standout student who is well deserving of this nomination” because he is “dependable, intelligent, and pays close attention in the classroom and shop area.”

Madelyn Oliver is an LA junior and first year student in Early Childhood education who “has a natural love and enthusiasm for young children that can’t be taught,” according to her teachers. “Madelyn is a great role model… and is always smiling. She can be seen on the floor playing games, reading books to little ones, making healthy, yummy snacks, and teaching fun lessons on a daily basis.”

Senior Austin Teele won a Silver Medal in architectural drafting at the SkillsUSA competition earlier this year. His BRCTC teachers said that he has “mastered the Revit architectural software program, and is working on becoming a Revit certified User.” Austin plans to go on and study Architectural Engineering at CMCC in the fall.

Alonna Galpin-Sigler is an LA junior in her first year of the BRCTC Health Science program, where she is training to become a Certified Nurse’s Assistant (CNA). Her teachers say that Alonna’s work “is always complete and done on time,” and that she “has had positive feedback about hr work from the staff in a clinical setting.”

Jacob Lane “has earned the Student of the Semester nomination due to his perseverance, progress, and potential,” according to his BRCTC teacher. “At his current pace, he will be ready for employment at BIW as a welder after graduating; a rare thing for a high school student. In addition, Jacob has shown a commitment to the program unlike any other student, having traveled to school several days this year when his home school, Lincoln Academy, was not in session when BRCTC was.”