Graduate spotlight: Jason Greene (Class of 2016)
Jason Greene has a lot going on these days. Having just received his high school diploma earlier this summer and working as a technician at Rogers Auto Repair, Jason made a life-changing decision to join the U.S. Navy.
Feeling excited and proud to be part of the Navy, he will put his mechanical know-how to work as a turbine engine mechanic. Jason is confident great things are on the way for him.
"I feel like it's going to be really good for me," Jason said. "I'm going to learn a lot."
Since graduating from YATC in 2016, Jason, age 20, has worked at several jobs in the automotive industry but felt like he got a little off track. Earlier this year he decided to "crack down" and focus on getting his high school diploma, which he started studying for while in the YATC program. Now that he accomplished his goal, he felt ready to take a new step toward creating the future he wants.
"It was always clear that Jason had a lot of potential," said Erin Thomas, YATC manager of graduate services. "We knew it would only be a matter of time before he earned his high school diploma, and we couldn’t be happier with Jason’s progress since he’s graduated from the program!"
Good luck to Jason Greene as his adventures with the U.S. Navy set sail October 22.