Capital Area Technical Center has announced its October professionals of the month. From left are Loralie Grady and Emma Valley.

AUGUSTA — Capital Area Technical Center has announced its October professionals of the month.

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Loralie Grady of Windsor is a junior from Cony High School enrolled in the Medical/Veterinarian Terminology program. She has enjoyed meeting other people in her class from different high schools that share her interest in the medical field, as well as having an instructor that has worked in the medical field, according to a news release from Stephanie Turgeon, Student Services coordinator at the technical center.

Grady estimates that she has learned more than 500 terms in just the first two months of class.

At Cony, she is on the cross country, indoor track and outdoor track teams. She helps with Cony’s Community Closet and Food Pantry and has been a part of a team ensuring mental health access for all students. Next year, she plans on taking the Nursing Assistant program and has the goal of becoming a labor and delivery nurse.

Emma Valley of Richmond is a junior at Richmond High School enrolled in the Auto Tech program. She is interested in learning about automotive technology.

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So far this year, she has learned about tires, spark plugs, brakes and putting a car safely on a lift.


Valley is a three-season athlete at Richmond, playing soccer, basketball and softball.

Next year, she plans to return to CATC for a second year in the Auto Tech program.

Capital Area Technical Center in Augusta serves Cony High School, Erskine Academy, Gardiner Area High School, Hall-Dale High School, Maranacook Community High School, Monmouth Academy, Richmond High School and Winthrop High School. It offers 16 different career and technical programs to help students get started on their career paths.


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