Bradley Steel is a senior at Coldwater High School and a student in the Computer Networking Technologies program at the Branch Area Careers Center. Bradley is an Information Technology Help Desk Technician at Southern Michigan Bank & Trust in Coldwater under the supervision of Dave McKinley. Bradley’s duties include basic computer repairs, inventory and answering phone calls and help desk. His favorite part of the job is working in a field that benefits him in his future career.
Bradley believes his OJT training has helped him determine what the real workplace is like outside of the classroom. He feels it is preparing him as a professional and helping him understand what is expected in his career field.
His future plans are to attend college and pursue a degree in computer science. Bradley is a member of the BACC’s Business Professionals of America club where he is serving as Chapter Treasurer. Last year Bradley competed at the local, regional, and state levels for BPA. He is a member of the Champion Indoor Ski Race Team at the BACC. Bradley’s parents are Bob and Nichole Steel. In his spare time, Bradley enjoys hanging out with friends, watching movies and sports, playing video games, listening to music and spending time with his family.