Junior and senior students in the Oakland Schools Technical Campus-Northwest (OSTC-NW) Collision Repair and Refinishing program have been using the technical skills they have gained in class to raise money for various charities throughout the school year. With guidance from a core team of peers, students have chosen to help their local community while also developing important industry skills that will serve them in their careers well after graduation.
Kira Karlstrom, is a 2003 Graphics & Communication graduate from OSTC-NW. After high school she completed her bachelor's degree in graphic design and played basketball at Drexel University. She later earned her master’s degree in entertainment business from Full Sail University.
While searching the OSTC-NW campus Dean, Dave Wyatt came across what seemed to be an ordinary blue barrell tucked away in the back corner of a storage closet.
OSTC-NW Agriscience & Environmental Technologies students went on a field trip to Crooked Lake in Independence Oaks. They took water samples and tested water temperature. Additionally, students identified multiple species of fish.