Chattanooga State Community College has named two winners for the Outstanding Technical Student of the Year. Kevin Moton was named the OTSY by the Colleges Tennessee College of Applied Technology Division, and Ianthe Bryant was named the Outstanding Technical Student of the Year for Chattanooga State.
While TCAT has had an OTSY competition for several years, this years competition marks the inaugural competition for degree-seeking students at Chattanooga State. The announcement was made by the college President Dr. Rebecca Ashford and the Executive VP Dr. Jim Barrott. Mr. Moton and Ms. Bryant will both graduate in May 2018.
Each year instructors select exceptional students that show leadership, great performance and service in their classes to compete for this award. Furthermore, the students will then compete in the OTSY Regional Competition taking place in January in Knoxville.
Mr. Moton, a native of Chattanooga, attended Howard High School and is currently an Industrial Electricity Program student at Chattanooga State. He has been interested in computers and curious about how machines work throughout his entire life. Observing his uncle working on cars during his childhood also inspired him to pursue this endeavor.
He has been employed by M&M Industries for three years as a maintenance technician. Upon ...