nConnect intern earns job at Frito Lay!
STEM program links high schoolers, local companies
By Aaron Corvin
The Columbian, September 19, 2011
It’s easy to imagine a future in which Reese Holland lands a job with either a high-flying software company or a manufacturing giant.
Yes, the economy remains weak with little improvement on the horizon.
But, with a mind for math and a personality filled with determination, Holland, 18, who only recently graduated from Battle Ground High School, has already built up an impressive résumé.
He’s racked up 105 credit hours at Clark College and won a part-time job with a major Clark County employer — all in the service of his twin goals of being self-sufficient and of obtaining a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Washington State University Vancouver.
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