Nick Aker is a senior at Coldwater High School and a student in the Computer Networking Technologies program at the Branch Area Careers Center. Nick is an Information Technology Technician at Infinisource in Coldwater under the supervision of April Lieby. Nick’s duties include computer repair, checking Help desk tickets, and upgrading technology systems.
Nick 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 pursue a Bachelor’s degree in Cyber Security at Davenport University. Nick really appreciates all of his amazing co-workers and how helpful they are to him. They assist Nick in any way he needs and really enhance his work experience.
At Coldwater High School, Nick competes in Varsity Basketball and is a member of the Robotics Club. Nick is a member of the BACC’s Business Professionals of America and the Website Design Team. His team placed 5th at BPA State Competition last year and they are competing in March again this year.
In his spare time, Nick plays video games, enjoys snowmobiling in winter, and being on the lake in summer. He also enjoys playing basketball and working out. Nick’s parents are Kelly and Dave Aker.