Paquette is WRCC November student of month

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BRATTLEBORO — Dillon Paquette has been selected as the Windham Regional Career Center student of the Month for November. He was chosen by his forestry teacher, Errold Nelson.

Students are chosen by their teacher at WRCC that show many character and employable skills within their Career Center programs.

"Dillon understands the meaning of employability skills, showing how he positively interacts with his peers, maintains high integrity for himself and the forestry program," said Nelson. "Dillon placed second in the state of Vermont State FFA Soils and Land Judging competition this past fall."

Paquette has an excellent work ethic in the classroom and in the forestry field space. He is polite and courteous and willing to help others at any given time throughout the day. Paquette is also participating in a WRCC Cooperative work experience during his day at the Career Center. According to Ray Dunn, WRCC's co-op coordinator, Paquette has had superb reviews from Brattleboro Public Works supervisor. Paquette enjoys working around heavy machinery and being outside.

Outside of school, Paquette enjoys everything mechanical, and loves working on cars and trucks.

He is very involved with the winter sport of trapshooting. Paquette said that he has experienced many rounds of this sport and continues to practice this passion.

He is an outdoor enthusiast that enjoys hunting and fishing. As a student at WRCC, Paquette is a great addition to the student population. He has enrolled in Forestry, Introduction To Automotive Technology, Agriculture and Land Management, and Cooperative education at the Windham Regional Career Center.

Paquette's plans are to further his skills in the area of Department of Transportation or heavy machinery operations for a local municipality.

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