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Student Spotlight: Houa Lai Lee

Student Spotlight: Houa Lai Lee

Dental Assistant and Early Childhood Education

Sep 26, 2016

Career Program: Dental Assistant and Early Childhood Education
Age: 19
Hometown: Appleton
Current Residence: Appleton
Attended FVTC: Fall 2015 - Fall 2017

Why did you choose the Dental Assistant and Early Childhood Education programs?

I chose the Early Childhood program because educating children has always been a dream of mine, especially because I have younger siblings who I love to teach and read to. I am in the Dental Assistant program because I would like to educate my community about dental hygiene. I know it is something that families struggle with, especially in young children.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?

What I find interesting about my career fields is how important it is to educate young children. Being a part of children’s education and making a difference in their lives is what makes my career field rewarding and satisfying, because I know that I am doing something good that isn’t just for me.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?

I chose Fox Valley Technical College because it is closer to home and the tuition isn’t as high compared to other colleges. FVTC also provides a lot of hands-on experiences, and I’ve heard about many successful professionals who have graduated from FVTC.

How did Fox Valley Technical College help you change your life?

FVTC has helped changed my life by providing staff members who are always willing to help me in any way they can. FVTC has provided me with experiences beyond academics and has helped me come out of my shell, which is something that I am happy and thankful for.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?

After graduation I hope to find a full-time job that I will enjoy going to every day. I also hope to volunteer and educate my community about my experiences and education.