BRIDGEWATER, NJ -- Nicole Poyer, a senior in the Culinary Arts program, has been selected as Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School’s Student of the Month for April 2014. Nicole is the daughter of Ronald and Diane Poyer of North Plainfield.
Photography Instructor Deborah Gichan nominated Nicole for Student of the Month because, “Nicole has shown leadership and consistent involvement in the classroom. She is kind to others, helpful and goes that extra mile for every single assignment.” Physical Education and Health Instructor Patricia Loughney reiterated that Nicole “is kind, helps other students and does a terrific job when working at TradeWins.”
At SCVTHS, Nicole is a proud member of the National Honor Society and National Technical Honor Society. Nicole became a member of these honor societies by maintaining high honor roll status since her freshman year. In addition, Nicole held a local officers position in the SCVTHS chapter of SkillsUSA from 2011 to 2013. This year, Nicole is continuing to excel academically by taking the English Composition I course offered by RVCC to senior SCVTHS students.
Outside of school, Nicole holds a sales associate position for Sears Holdings in Watchung and has served as Chef Vingara’s assistant during the 2013 Summer Twilight Program. After graduating from SCVTHS, Nicole plans on attending the Culinary Institute of America to major in Baking and Pastry Arts starting this upcoming September.
Nicole plans to continue her education after attending the Culinary Institute, as she has commented, “Ultimately, I wish to become a Baking and Pastry Arts Instructor.”