Marie Kills Warrior

marie@thundervalley.org

Anpetu waste. Marie Ozuya Kte emaciyapi ye. Pejuta haka ematanhan ksto. Ina waye ki Marlene Ozuya Kte eniciyapi na ate waye ki Ronald Ozuya Kte eniciyapi ye.

I attended LWS all my life. While in high school, I had a growing love for the dramatic arts, and participated in Oral interpretation, One Act Plays, and other various plays and performances.  Shortly after graduating high school. I had enrolled at OLC. My first semester I was undecided on a major, however, in my second semester I decided to go into Automotive technology. It was tough at first. Then the more I learned, the more confident I became. I graduated in 2014 with my AAS.

Life is full of many surprises. I heard about Thunder Valley CDC through a friend of mine and applied to the Workforce Development Program in 2015, and boy, am I sure glad I did and gave it my best shot.  I was hired and spent the past year as a participant of the Workforce Program.  It was tough, very tough at times, yet I was able to overcome what I thought I couldn’t and in February 2017 I transitioned to a full-time position with the Workforce Development Program as the Assistant Construction Trainer and am happy to be a part of the team.  It just goes to show that you can do whatever you put your mind to.  Never give in and never give up.  And, while I may not be pursuing mechanic work at the moment, it is still a part of my daily life.