Kaden Smith is a senior at Bronson Jr/Sr. High School and attends the Collision Repair Program at the Branch Area Careers Center. He is the son of Scottie and Emily Smith.
Kaden has an On-the-Job Training placement as a body shop technician at TLC Auto Collision, under the direction of Todd Cranson. His responsibilities include prepping and detailing automobiles, repairing body parts, disassembling automobiles, assisting the technicians, and cleaning the shop.
Kaden feels his OJT training has helped him prepare for his future. He gets real life experiences and discovers what skill set areas he excels at, as well as those areas that still need improvement. He plans to continue work at TLC Auto Collision after graduation.
His favorite part about the OJT program is doing different things each day on the job. Kaden is a member of the BACC Skills USA chapter.
Kaden’s hobbies include working on cars and spending time with his friends.