Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

Education

October 6, 2013

KOKOMO AREA CAREER CENTER

Student’s Name: Rachel McKinley

Parents: Cindy and Jim McKinley

High School: Kokomo High School senior

Career Plans: Business or Marketing

KACC Instructor: Mr. Mike Miller, Strategic Marketing

Internship Placement: Davis Dry Cleaners, 517 E. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN 46902

Phone: 765-453-4440

Supervisor: Susan You, Manager

Rachel McKinley’s thoughts:

“I have worked at Davis Cleaners for a year-and-a-half. A friend, who worked there, told me they were hiring, so I applied. On my first workday, I learned the basics. Now, I enter customers on the computer, tag and file the dry cleaning, and accept payments from customers. I don’t do any of the dry cleaning because it is done in the morning while I am at school. I enjoy working my shift and still having part of the evening to relax. My experiences at the Kokomo Area Career Center have helped me learn about situations that I have encountered at work. This job at Davis Cleaners helps me understand what a career in the business world would be like.”

Susan You’s comments:

“At Davis Cleaners we offer weekly specials. Men’s pants are two for $5.95 and shirts are every fourth one is free. Davis Cleaners is a family-owned operation. Rachel has been a dependable employee and she covers our afternoon shift. Because Rachel does such a good job, I am free to handle other business responsibilities. I complete the dry cleaning in the mornings, but Rachel handles all the other job duties while she is here in the afternoon. Being a [Kokomo Area] career center student on job study is valuable both for the business and Rachel because it allows her to come to work at an earlier time so she still has some of the evening. Rachel is a valued and trusted employee.”

This is one in a weekly series featuring a student and an employer involved in the Kokomo Area Career Center’s School-to-Work program. Any employer or student interested in the School-to-Work program should call James Stradling, KACC Director, at 765-455-8021.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Education
  • KSC to host early childhood round-up Kokomo School Corp. is hosting an Early Childhood Round-up from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday for all incoming students and parents interested in kindergarten, preschool or Head Start programs. The interactive and informative family event will take place at

    April 19, 2014

  • Rose-Hulman dean's list TERRE HAUTE - Local students have been named to the winter quarter dean's list at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. Sophomore Jacob Dye, son of John and Becky Dye, Tipton; senior Andrew Hunkeler, son of Hugh Hunkeler, Kokomo; and junior Michael Jo

    April 13, 2014

  • SCP KT 041314 pic robotics regional Local teams make it to quarterfinals at robotics regional WEST LAFAYETTE -- With their robots competing to place inflatable balls in a goal, three local teams fared well at the 10th annual FIRST Robotics Boilermaker Regional competition at Purdue University. Kokomo High School's TechnoKats, Taylor High Scho

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • U. of Northwestern dean's list ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Greentown native Christina Deyoe was named with highest honors to the fall semester dean's list at University of Northwestern-St. Paul. Deyoe, the daughter of Scott and Chari Deyoe, is pursuing a degree in health sciences and psych

    April 13, 2014

  • SCP KT 041314 pic Tri-Central leadership Tri-Central FCCLA group named Gold Honor Chapter INDIANAPOLIS -- Tri-Central High School students were among more than 900 people who gathered in Indianapolis last month for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) 2014 State Leadership Conference. TCHS teacher Jill Reehling att

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • SCP KT 041314 pic StW-Kellar Kokomo Area Career Center This is part of a regular series featuring a student and an employer involved in the Kokomo Area Career Center's School-to-Work program. Any employer or student interested in the School-to-Work program should call James Stradling, KACC director, at 7

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ivy Tech offers pharmacy course Ivy Tech Corporate College is offering a comprehensive 50-hour course that will prepare students to take the Pharmacy Technician Certification Board's certification exam and enter the pharmacy field. Classes will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, April

    April 13, 2014

  • SCP KT 041314 pic IUK nursing students IUK nursing students volunteer at Head Start health fair Stickers are the currency of pediatric medical treatment. That is just one of the lessons Indiana University Kokomo nursing student Tiffany Ploughe learned as a volunteer at the recent Kokomo Schools Head Start Health Fair. Ploughe and 19 of her clas

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Huntington University art awards HUNTINGTON -- A Russiaville native was among the Huntington University visual arts students to receive awards for their work at the 24th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit. Michaela Winger, a freshman graphic design student from Russiaville, took fir

    April 13, 2014

  • SCP KT 040614 pic HC Lilly-Graham Howard County 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars announced Two Howard County students have been named recipients of four-year, full-tuition scholarships as the Community Foundation of Howard County 2014 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Joowon Lee, son of Kuyul and Sukhee Lee, and Graham Ortmann, son of De

    April 6, 2014 2 Photos

Latest news
Featured Ads
Only on our website
AP Video
Raw: Orthodox Christians Observe Easter Rite Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Four French Journalists Freed From Syria Raw: Massive 7.2 Earthquake Rocks Mexico Captain of Sunken SKorean Ferry Arrested Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Pope Presides Over Good Friday Mass Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Superheroes Descend on Capitol Mall Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Anti-semitic Leaflets Posted in Eastern Ukraine Raw: Magnitude-7.2 Earthquake Shakes Mexico City Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Raw: Faithful Celebrate Good Friday Worldwide Deadly Avalanche Sweeps Slopes of Mount Everest Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Obituaries
Poll
Kelly Lafferty's video on Tom Miller