Austin Kiersey

OJT Spotlight Austin Kiersey

Austin Kiersey is a senior at Coldwater High School and a student in the Computer Networking Technologies program at the Branch Area Careers Center.  Austin is an Information Technology Technician at the Community Health Center of Branch County under the supervision of Joey Duke.

Austin’s duties include computer repair, checking Help Desk tickets, repairing laptop screens, and troubleshooting technology issues.  His favorite part of the job is the variety of technology issues he works with hands-on each day.

Austin believes his OJT training has helped him understand what to expect in his career field.  His future plans are to attend Kellogg Community College and transfer to a University to pursue a degree in Network Security Administration.  Eventually he would like a career in ethical hacking, which helps companies find flaws in their networks. Austin recently competed at the Business Professionals of America State Competition.

He enjoys video games, repairing computers, watching tv or movies and going out to eat in his spare time. He is the son of Tara and Scott Young and Michael Kiersey.