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Student Spotlight: Melissa Helms

Student Spotlight: Melissa Helms

Natural Resources Technician

Apr 10, 2017

Career Program: Natural Resources Technician
Hometown: Watertown
Current Residence: Oshkosh
Attended FVTC: 2012-2017

Why did you choose the Natural Resources Technician program?

I chose the Natural Resources program because I love anything to do with nature. I am very concerned about our wildlife and the loss of habitat that is threatening their existence. I want to gain as much knowledge as possible so I can do what I can to stop this decline.

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

I love learning about the different habitats that our wildlife needs to thrive not just survive. I enjoy learning about the different plants that are native to Wisconsin.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?

I chose Fox Valley Technical College as it is close to home and I thought it would be a good fit for me. It's helped me changed my life by giving me the knowledge and the confidence to be able to obtain the job of my dreams.

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

The type of job I expect to find after graduation would be one working with wildlife and improving the world in which they live.