Editor’s note: This is a continuing series of articles highlighting students exploring vocations and learning hands-on work skills through Career and Technical Education classes offered in Malheur County high schools.
Meet: Marcos Martinez
Ontario High School, grade 11
Class: Certified Personal Trainer Program
Teacher: Tayler Elizondo, certified strength and conditioning specialist
Why I’m taking this class: I decided to take this class because I like learning about the human body and its functions.
Marcos Martinez (left) monitors Jeremy Romayor as he performs an exercise in class.(Submitted photo)
What I like about this class: I like it because it’s very interesting to learn about the body structure and the movements. I also like doing group work and being involved with the class.
What I’d like the community to know: This class is really fun and it also helps you to understand the body. It helps you in real life.
My dream: My future dreams are to play sports or be involved with sports – such as being a personal trainer, or a doctor, or even a physical therapist.
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