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Meet a Design Technology Teacher: Thomas Paskett


Introducing… Thomas J. Paskett, Ph.D.

A graduate of … Burley High School (Idaho)

Now working as … A Design Technology (AKA “Drafting”) Instructor

For … Weber School District

Introduction to Engineering was his favorite high school class because … he won free flying lessons for his design of a 3-foot wide paper airplane!

Dr. Paskett’s first job – was working on a factory assembly line.

The worst job?  “I have never had a ‘worst job,’ because I always learn from my experiences. Attitude is everything!”

Advice to students … ”Never give up, never stop trying, never stop believing, and … remember to play!”


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