Nicolas Pickett is a senior at Bronson Jr/Sr High School and a student in the Computer Networking Technologies program at the Branch Area Careers Center.
Nicolas is an Information Technology Assistant at Southern Michigan Bank and Trust in Coldwater under the supervision of Joey Duke. His duties include maintaining and upgrading technology, fielding phone calls and repairing desktop computers.
The favorite part of the job for Nicolas is working with professionals in the IT field. He believes his OJT training has helped him determine what the real workplace is like outside of the classroom. It is preparing him as a professional and helping him understand what is expected in his career field.
Nicolas’s future plans are to pursue a degree in Computer Technologies at Eastern Michigan University. He hopes to continue his IT career by re-locating to Texas.
Nicolas is a two-year member of the BACC’s Business Professionals of America club. Nicolas competed at the local, regional, and state levels for BPA. He is also a member of the Branch Area Careers Center National Technical Honor Society.
Nicolas’s parents are Teeka Pickett and Steve Pickett. In his spare time, he enjoys biking, working on computers, reading comic books, watching movies, and hanging out with his friends.