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Skylie Duke: Future Dental Assistant

Skylie Duke
Occupational Goal: Dental Assistant

“As a high school student I took CTE classes that I knew would benefit me in my career. . .These classes were a great benefit to me and helped me learn a lot relating to the health field.  They got me a step closer to achieving my goal and having that knowledge before entering the dental program [at the Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College (OWATC)].

“My goal is to enter the dental assisting field shortly after I complete my training at the OWATC. I want to work full time and enjoy every  minute of my [career.] I am willing to work hard. . . This is something I have wanted to do for six years now and I won’t let anything get in my way of accomplishing my goal.”

 —Skylie Duke, Bonneville High School

UtahCTE.org congratulates Skylie on the CTE Scholarship and Tuition Award she received to Ogden-Weber Applied Technology College. Skylie was one of 95 students honored at the CTE Scholarships and Tuition Awards banquet on Wednesday, May 2, 2012.

Left: Blair Carruth, Assistant Commissioner, Utah System of Higher Education
Middle: Skylie Duke
Right: Jared Haines, Vice President, Utah College of Applied Technology

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