Yousef Ahmed is a senior at Coldwater High School and enrolled in the Business, Management & Marketing Technologies Program at the BACC. His OJT placement is a Cook and Host at Applebee’s of Coldwater under the supervision of Jill Kurtz.
Yousef believes his OJT training has taught him how to interact with co-workers and customers, and manage his money while building his resume’. His favorite part about his position is meeting new friends and getting more experience in business. He is responsible for greeting customers and seating them while performing host duties. As a cook, he is responsible for appetizers, salads and desserts. Yousef knows that he is obtaining the necessary skills to become successful in business and retail.
His future plans are to attend college and pursue a degree in Human Resources. Ultimately, Yousef would like to open a café that serves Arabic coffee and desserts. At Coldwater High School, Yousef is a Rising Cardinal. At the Branch Area Careers Center, Yousef is a member of Business Professionals of America. Last year, he competed in the Broadcast News category at the State Leadership Conference. This year, Yousef again placed 1st in Broadcast News and 3rd in Business Law at the BPA Local competition. In his spare time, Yousef enjoys swimming and spending time with his family and friends. Yousef’s dad is Ali Ahmed.