Conner Overholt is a senior at Coldwater High School and attends the Electrical Technologies Program at the Branch Area Careers Center. He is the son of Coy and Jodi Overholt. Conner has an On-the-Job Training placement as an Apprentice Electrician at Alliance Electric, under the direction of Luke Croad and Scott Lowder. His responsibilities include running wire, setting up boxes, trimming out residential electrical areas, trouble shooting and clean up.
Conner feels his OJT training has helped him prepare for his future. He gets real life experiences and has honed his skills and learned new ways to perform his job. His favorite part about his job is running wire. Conner is a member of the BACC Skills USA chapter. Last year he won first place at Skills USA Locals and Regionals in the Residential Wiring contest. Ultimately, Conner is planning a successful career as a Master Electrician. He hopes to continue to study Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s) and Industrial Wiring. Conner’s hobbies include working on his truck, playing cards and spending time with friends.