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Editor's Note: This is part of a series of articles introducing local students pursuing vocations such as welding and certified nursing assistant through Career Technical Education courses in Malheur County. Watch for more profiles from local schools in the Malheur Enterprise.

Meet: Sara Stephen, grade 12, Nyssa High School.

CURRENT VOC ED CLASS: Agricultural Leadership.

WHY I’M TAKING THE CLASS: I would earn 12 professional technical credits through Treasure Valley Community College, and a scholarshiop if I take ag for four years.

WHAT I LIKE ABOUT IT: I have learned a lot of career skills as well as leadership skills.

WHAT I’D LIKE THE COMMUNITY TO KNOW: I would recommend taking ag freshman year because students will earn three credits each year for free. It’s a great opportunity.

MY FUTURE: I plan to get my bachelor’s in engineering and get a great job so I can be financially stable.

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