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Exchange Club Student of the Month


(Photo:  KCCC Senior Brittany Bird shares about her love of animation and the goals that she has after graduation with the Exchange Club of Mount Vernon.)

Today the Exchange Club of Mount Vernon awarded Knox County Career Center Senior, Brittany Bird as their April Student of the Month, at their monthly meeting which is held at the Alcove Restaurant.

Beth Marhefka, the KCCC School Counselor, said that every month all of the KCCC instructors nominate senior students from their lab classes for student of the month distinction.  This month Brittany was selected because of her consistent effort that she has put forth during her entire senior year, and for having good grades, and a desire to furthering her education at the Art Institute of Cincinnati with a focus on Animation.  Marefka said that Brittany has great passion for the work that she does  in Digital Media and Software Design at KCCC, so much so that she was awarded the state honor of Most Outstanding Student in Digital media and Software Design in 2014.


(Photo:  Some of Brittany Bird’s artwork from KCCC lab)

Brittany said that she has always loved animation and wanted to be able to not only watch it, but to also create animated characters.  She mainly works with programs such as Adobe PhotoShop.

In addition to the award, she also received a $50 check from the Exchange Club.


(Photo:  Exchange Club Member Dick Porter and Brittany Bird)

On May 15th, the Club will be recognizing the KCCC Student of the Year.

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