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Student Spotlight: Mary Beth Covill

Student Spotlight: Mary Beth Covill

Business Management, Marketing Track

Jun 22, 2015

Career Program: Business Management, Marketing Track
Age: 48
Hometown: Fond du Lac
Current Residence: Oshkosh
Attended FVTC: 2011 through 2015

Why did you choose the Business Management, Marketing Track program?
I chose this program because I am interested in the business aspects of a career. I would really like to reopen my bakery in the Oshkosh area; I am an avid supporter of the little guy making it to the top.

What are you learning about your career field that you find interesting or rewarding?
I have learned so much in my four years here at Fox Valley Tech; I have learned more about myself then I ever thought possible. I’ve learned a lot about business and customer service, but what I have found most rewarding was my involvement in student life, and life outside the classroom.

Why did you choose Fox Valley Technical College?
I chose Fox Valley Technical College because of the small classes and closeness to my home, not to mention it’s the best value for my money. I don’t enjoy winter driving, so having the campus here in Oshkosh has been a blessing for me and my family.

How did Fox Valley Technical College help you change your life?
Fox Valley Technical College has helped me make new connections and new friends. The teachers have shown me just how much I have to offer the community around me and what my community has to offer me.

What type of job do you expect to find after graduation?
Eventually, I would like to reopen my bakery, but in the meantime, I hope to acquire a job managing a bakery or deli in the Oshkosh area.