Career Success Stars

The 2018 Career Success Stars videos are available on the Virginia Department of Education’s Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education website. The videos feature students in the 16 Career Clusters who completed CTE courses in Virginia high schools and have found successful careers in their fields.

You can find them here: 

  • Entrepreneur, Intern, and Active Military
    Kim Moody 
    Owner of Trend & Kim Moody Design, Richmond and Blackstone, VA
    Nottoway County Public Schools

    Trae’vis Sumler
    Pharmacy Intern
    Rite Aid Pharmacy, Virginia Beach, VA
    Norfolk City Public Schools

    Brittney Taylor
    U.S. Army Sergeant
    Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator, Fort Irwin, CA
    Franklin County Public Schools

  • Agricultural, Food & Natural Resources
    Tyler Green
    Golf Course Assistant Superintendent
    Stonehenge Golf and Country Club, Richmond, VA
    Dinwiddie County Public Schools
  • Architecture and Construction
    Kristine Johnson
    Associate, Principal, Architect, Justice Practice Lead
    AECOM, Arlington, VA
    Prince William County Schools
  • Arts, A/V Technology & Communications
    Eric Johnson
    TV Sports Reporter
    Roanoke, VA
    Roanoke County Public Schools
  • Business Management & Administration
    Carla Glass
    Crisis Management Business Continuity Manager
    Northrop Grumman, Lebanon, VA
    Russell County Public Schools
  • Education & Training
    Charity Tyree-Hale
    CTE Teacher
    Covington City Public Schools
    Covington, VA
  • Finance
    Nicole Coover
    Senior Accountant
    Diligent, Reston, VA
    Loudoun County Public Schools
  • Government & Public Administration
    Paige Waltz
    Digital Media Coordinator
    U.S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC
    Loudoun County Public Schools
  • Health Science
    Jonathan Hughes
    Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Fairfax, VA
    Charlottesville-Albemarle Technical Center
  • Hospitality & Tourism
    Jessica Nerkowski
    Athletic Career and Education Coordinator
    US Olympic Committee, Colorado Springs, CO
    Culpeper County Public Schools
  • Human Services
    Emily Cook
    Emergency Department Social Worker
    Augusta Health Hospital, Fishersville, VA
    Augusta County Public Schools
  • Information Technology
    Mary Aman
    Client Support Engineer
    ABS Technology, Virginia Beach, VA
    Virginia Beach City Public Schools
  • Law, Public Safety & Security 
    Matthew Tregoning
    Lead Administrative Officer
    Transportation Security Administration, Dulles, VA
    Cumberland County Public Schools
  • Manufacturing
    Daniel Jenkins
    Project Manager
    Diversified Education Systems, Middleburg, VA
    Frederick County Public Schools
  • Marketing
    Aubrey Wilkerson
    Customer Category Manager
    Kraft Heinz Company, Tampa, FL
    Winchester City Public Schools
  • Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
    Matthew Pearson-Beck
    Software Engineer
    Google, New York, NY
    Arlington County Public Schools
  • Transportation, Distribution & Logistics
    Holly Hyde
    Solution Center Specialist
    RDO Integrated Controls, Billings, MT
    Fauquier County Public Schools